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We are no longer taking applications for a first COVID-19 payment break. If you are experiencing financial difficulty click here.

Important Information About Payment Breaks

Applications for a first COVID-19 payment breaks are now closed. If you are already on a COVID-19 payment break, you can apply for a second one. You can apply for up to two COVID-19 payment breaks.

If you are on your first payment break click here.

If you are on your second payment break click here.

If you can make payments, it is in your financial best interests to do so because you may pay more over the term of your loan if you take a payment break. 

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We are making every effort to help all our customers through this crisis.

Elderly and vulnerable customers

Elderly and vulnerable customers

Help for vulnerable customers or those who are cocooning.

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Banking from home

Ways to bank

During the COVID-19 outbreak you can bank with us day and night through your mobile, desktop and tablet.

Banking from home


Contactless limit on your card has been increased to €50. For items over €50 you can pay using your device in most shops.


In branches

Some branch opening hours have changed & we’ve introduced priority banking hours for vulnerable customers until 11am.

Service updates

Service updates

Keep up to date with important changes or disruptions to our services as a result of COVID-19.

A message from Colin Hunt, CEO


We recognise the extraordinary pressure on families, individuals, businesses and communities as a result of the sudden disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. All our staff and systems are focussed on supporting our customers and economy through this unprecedented crisis. To that end we have in place a range of robust measures designed to buttress customers against the enormous challenges now facing us. I urge anyone experiencing difficulties to contact the bank as early as possible.


Yours Sincerely,

Colin Hunt, AIB Group CEO

Customer Tips

Customer Tips

Some tips for staying healthy while conducting your banking transactions during this time

Continuity Statement

AIB Business Continuity Statement

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Worried about payments

Beware of fraud and scammers

Keeping your money safe and secure really is more important than ever

Government resources and updates

The government has announced a National COVID-19 Income Support Scheme. This will provide financial support to Irish workers and companies affected by the crisis.

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