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Repay an Overpayment – Employer


This service provides the facility for an employer who receives an overpayment advise letter in connection with a claim for tapering of benefits, to repay online the amount due to the Department of Social Security. The information provided in the overpayment advice letter is to be utilised to complete the online overpayment repayment. 

What you’ll get

Once the employer receives a Notice of Overpayment from the Department of Social Security, the overpayment may be repaid online. An employer can authorise his representative to make a repayment on behalf of the employer. 


General eligibility criteria:

  • Any employer employing an employee and receiving Unemployment Tapering benefit in relation to this employee.


To use this service, you will need:

  • The Notice of Overpayment letter received from the Department of Social Security, which includes the details that the employer needs to input for successful repayment.

Documentation required

General documentation:

  • In order to make an online repayment you do not need to authenticate with your e-ID.
  • You will need the following information: PE Number, Company Name, Name and Surname of the employer representative, Employee Identity Card Number and the Full Original Overpayment Amount. (Only digits are to be inputted in the amount field).

How to settle an overpayment

Repay an overpayment due to the Department of Social Security online.