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SEAI Grant Application Guide

IMPORTANT! The SEAI Solar PV portal will be offline from midnight on Sunday 31/12/2023 until 8am on Monday


The Prosolar team have created these simple step-by-step instructions to gently guide you through the process of applying for the SEAI Solar PV Grant. To get started please follow these steps carefully, and refer back to this page throughout the process.

  • Please note that the SEAI can carry out an inspection of system at any point, even after the grant has been paid out. The SEAI will get in touch and arrange it directly with you if they are conducting any inspections.  
  • The application must be made on a computer or laptop as the SEAI website is not adapted to phones. 

Before applying for your SEAI Domestic Solar PV grant, please check your eligibility and the terms and conditions of the grant before applying.

Please note: Prosolar can assist with paperwork and the grant application process, however it is the responsibility of the homeowner to ensure they meet all criteria for eligibility. 

Who is Eligible?

  • All homeowners, including private landlords.
  • Home built and occupied before 31st December 2020.
  • No previous funding for Solar PV at this MPRN.

Before you Apply

A post works BER certificate is a condition to receive the grant, most homeowners arrange this themselves, but let us know if you would like to include in your quotation.  If you prefer to arrange your own you can click here to find a local BER Assessor.

  • MRPN number (Meter Point Reference Number) this can be found on your electricity bill
  • Eircode
  • IBAN number – This can be found on your back statement
  • BIC number (Bank Identifier code) – This can also be found on your bank statement
  • Bank account name – Please note that your application and account name must be the same eg Mary is applying for the grant so the bank details must be under Mary’s name
  • Year of build for your property – This must be before 2020 as per the terms and conditions of the grant application
  • System size – We will calculate this for you in the next step.

Based on your average electricity bills, we will calculate the approximate size system required. Please make a note of the system size Total __kWp, you will need this for your application.

If after registering and signing in you see a message ‘You do not have permission to view these records’, please allow approx. 30minutes before making your application. The system can take a short while to register your profile.