New Visiting Lecturers Payment Procedure

16 Jul 2019

With effect from 1st September 2019 – it is no longer possible to pay lecturers/teachers/trainers whether resident or non resident, who give one off lectures without deduction. From this date, all visiting lectures payments will have to be processed via payroll.  

From the 1st of September 2019, all FEES to visiting lecturers to the University regardless of the number of lectures delivered, whether resident or non-resident in Ireland must be taxed.

A PPS number is required in order for the fee to be paid. more information on how to apply for a PPS Number is available at

A visiting Lecturer who delivers more than 2 lectures per academic year to the university is deemed to be a part-time lecturer and the following form should be completed and returned to the payroll office for processing:

A visiting lecturer who delivers a maximum of 2 lecturers in the academic year must complete the visiting lecturer/collaborator claim form:


Updated visiting Lecturer Policy is available at

Expenses will be paid in line with our Travel & Expense Policy:

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