Claim Income Tax Relief on Fertility Treatment

Fertility Treatment is an expensive process in Ireland, and the cost can add to the stress individuals and couples are already facing.

Below we have outlined some financial relief that individuals undergoing fertility treatment can claim:


1. Claiming Income Tax Relief on Fertility Treatment :

You can claim income tax relief on any fees relating to IVF (In vitro fertilization) / IUI (Intrauterine insemination) and OII (Ovulation induction) treatment. The tax relief is given at the standard rate of 20%.  To claim relief you would need to fill in a Form 12 or a Form 11, if you are already registered for income tax in Ireland. Please note you cannot claim tax relief on the amounts refunded  to you via your medical insurance company.

You can claim tax relief for the previous four years, so if you have previously forgotten to submit a claim for income tax relief regarding your medical expenses contact us for support.Income Tax Relief on Fertility Treatment Ireland

You can also claim income relief on the following :

  • Income Tax relief can also be claimed on the following medical expenses:
  • GP and Consultant Fees
  • Prescription Medication
  • If you are a Coeliac or Diabetic, and your doctor advises you to follow a suitable diet, you may also be entitled to claim for these costs on your tax return.
  • Physiotherapy, Acupuncture, Chiropractor and Osteopath session also qualify for relief as long as you visit a qualified practitioner.
  • Maternity Care
  • Non- routine dental expenses
  • Medical Scans
  • Overseas fertility treatment


  1. The Drug Payment Scheme :

Fertility drugs are expensive, however under the Drugs Payment Scheme (DPS) an individual or family will pay no more than €80 each calendar month for the drugs required. Apply for your DPS card here.


The advantage of using our services to claim income tax relief on fertility treatment, is that we can ensure that your claim is fully comprehensive, and we will ensure that the refund is paid to your bank account on a timely basis by Revenue. Contact Us today to find out how much of a refund you can expect on your expenses paid for fertility treatment in the past four years.