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Candidate Expenses

Interview Expenses

Candidates attending for selection for Academic and Senior Administrative posts may have their costs reimbursed by Trinity, i.e. air fares (Economy Class), prepaid hotel and meals.

Expenses incurred by candidates attending to general Administrative selection processes are not eligible for reimbursement.

In the case of research staff, reimbursement is at the sole discretion and approval of the Principal Investigator and application should be made to them.

All original receipts must be retained and sent back to the Human Resources Department
along with a completed Expenses Form to:
Human Resources,
House No. 4,
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
Dublin 2.

Please note that unsuccessful candidates must complete non-staff payment requisition form. Payments for successful candidates will generally be processed via iExpenses at commencement of contract and will be paid through bank transfer. Please see your induction pack for further details.

The Human Resources Department authorises payment and forwards the forms (non-staff claims only) onto the Financial Service Division for EFT payment. All EFT payments should take no more than 2-3 weeks;

External Assessor Expenses

External Assessors are entitled to reimbursement on travel and incidental expenses incurred as a result of their participation. Contact Resourcing for the correct claim form.

Relocation Expenses

Successful Academic candidates for long term posts can claim fixed sums for the relocation of their possessions to Dublin. These must be supported by receipts and submitted via iExpenses HR. Please refer to your induction pack for more information.

Fixed Rates

Removal from points in Ireland or Abroad:

  • From elsewhere within Republic of Ireland to Dublin: Up to €254
  • From Northern Ireland to Dublin: Up to €508
  • From Great Britain to Dublin: Up to €762
  • From Outside the British Isles to Dublin: Up to €1270

Payments will be processed in 3-4 weeks from receipt of the claim by the Financial Services Division. Please contact Recruitment to verify if you qualify for removal expenses (i.e. if paid by a research grant, you must discuss with your grant holder if they are willing to grant permission for removal expenses to be paid).

Individual departments may on occasion decide to further subsidise candidates from their own income sources.