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Capital investment scheme for the processing and marketing of agricultural products claim

Please complete the following steps to claim your grant. 

Step 1 - Review Letter of Offer (i.e. Grant Agreement)

Review your Letter of Offer. This will confirm the Title of the Grant that you were approved, the Project Number of the Grant, the expenditure type and amount that was approved and the Final Claim Date (i.e. the last date by which all expenditure must be incurred, and a valid claim submitted to Enterprise Ireland).

Step 2 -Download the Claim Template

The Capital Investment Scheme Claim Checklist, Claim Form and Director Statement are all in the one Excel workbook below.

Only the Director Statement needs to be printed, signed and returned as a PDF.

Please Do Not Convert the Excel claim worksheets to PDF before submitting to Enterprise Ireland as they will be returned.

The Checklist provides a detailed description of all relevant forms and supporting documentation required to submit a valid claim. Please review the checklist before preparing your claim to ensure that you have all the relevant documentation to hand when completing the claim.

Capital Investment Scheme for processing marketing of agri products - Annex 1 Checklist form and director statement (.xlsx)

CIS Insurance Brokers Statement (.xls)

Step 3 - Submit Payment Claim

Submit Claim Forms in Word®, Excel® format only by email to

Claim forms not submitted in this format will be returned.

Please save supporting documentation (invoices, payslips etc) in SEPARATE PDF files referencing the document in question in the title.

** Please note that claims are not accepted by post.

Remember, when emailing, to include your Company Name and Project Number in the Subject Line.

Use your Client Number (CES ID) number when encrypting files. Your CES ID number can be found in “Schedule A” of your company’s Letter of Offer.

Step 4 - Attach Independent Accountants Report if required

All claims in respect of grants approved in excess of €400,000 must be certified by an Independent Accountant.

Enterprise Ireland still reserves the right to request a claim to be certified by an Independent Accountant where deemed necessary and may withhold payment of the claim until such request has been complied with.

If your claim requires certification, it must be certified (signed and dated) by an Independent Accountant on their headed paper.

Please download and send the IAR Template [doc] to your Independent Accountant for completion. Note that their report should certify the Details (Date of, project number(s) and expenditure amount) as outlined on the Directors Statement relating to claim.

What happens next

The claim will be assigned to a Payment Officer, who will review the documentation to ensure that all required forms and documentation is included. If any required information is missing the Payment Officer will: 1) suspend the claim and request outstanding information or 2) if significant documentation is missing or the Final Claim Date has expired, the claim may be returned as invalid.

If all is in order, the claimed expenditure and associated supporting documentation will be desk inspected and passed to the Enterprise Ireland Grants Inspection Team who will be in contact with you to organise a visit to your company to validate your claim.

The inspector will discuss the outcome of the validation with you and will instruct the payment officer to defer, disallow or pay the claim depending on their findings

The payment officer completes the authorisation of your claim and submits a payment request to our Finance Department.

A letter will issue via email from Grant Payments - Industry with details of the approved payment and advising that payment will follow shortly to the Grantee Company’s bank account.

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