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Department of Finance


Finance Minister welcomes publication of the Fiscal Council’s first report on how the Executive’s Budget process works. ... more
22 November 2021
NI Cyber Security Centre launches new programme aimed at protecting young people online... more
16 November 2021
Finance Minister announces the Executive has secured accreditation as a Living Wage Employer.... more

Our responsibilities


Information on Northern Ireland’s (NI) public finances, including the NI budget and guidance on accountability and financial management

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Working in the Northern Ireland Civil Service

Working in the Northern Ireland Civil Service, including pay scales and Civil Service Pensions (NI)

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Information on public sector procurement, including advice, guidance and business opportunities

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Programme and project management and assurance

Information on programme and project assurance including the Gateway review process, guidance, support and resources

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Property rating

Information on domestic and non-domestic rating, including how your rates are calculated and how to pay your rate bill

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Property valuation

Information on domestic and non domestic valuation; specialist schemes that apply to some non domestic properties and how to appeal your valuation if you think it is incorrect.

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Land registration

Find information on recording legal interests in land and maintaining a register of land ownership.

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Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland

Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland (OSNI) is the official producer of high quality, accurate and current geographic mapping data for Northern Ireland. 

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Building Regulations and energy efficiency of buildings

Information on Building Regulations and the Energy Performance of Buildings in Northern Ireland including legislation, guidance and technical details

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Civil law reform

Reform and development of the civil law in Northern Ireland, including private family law, trusts and property law, tort and private international law

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Account NI

Account NI is continuing to prioritise activities associated with the issue of payments or the funding of bank accounts. All other activities are being delivered on a best endeavours basis. All essential queries should continue to be sent to 

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Public Sector Reform Division

Public Sector Reform Division (PSRD) is based in the Department of Finance. It was established to work collaboratively with other organisations to support, influence, lead and enable reform across the public sector. 

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Statistics and research

 Statistics and research published by the Department of Finance. 

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Digital and communication services

Digital and communications services highlights the shared services work of IT personnel, IT Assist, nidirect the government services website, Government Advertising Unit and the Digital Transformation Programme.

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Transparency and Open Government

Governments are responsible for using public money to shape the society we live in and the decisions they make impact on the day to day quality of life that everyone enjoys.

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Our documents


Business Rates Public Consultation

Closing date: 11 November 2019

Public Consultation on Marriage Law

Closing date: 18 February 2022


October 2021 Monitoring Round

Published: 26 October 2021

DoF Annual Report and Accounts

Published: 01 October 2020

Access to information

How to request information from the Department of Finance including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

The Minister

Conor Murphy MLA was appointed Minister of Finance and took up his role on 11 January 2020.


Management and structure

The Department of Finance (DoF) aims to help the Northern Ireland Executive secure the most appropriate and effective use of resources and services for the benefit of the community ...more

Contact us

If you have a general enquiry for the Department of Finance, you can contact:

Department of Finance
Clare House
303 Airport Road

Telephone: 028 9185 8111

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