Department of Finance


Around 19,000 households have received invitations to take part in the Census Rehearsal. ... more
16 September 2019
The Department of Finance has today launched a public consultation on business rates in Northern Ireland.... more
12 September 2019
‘Life in Still Life’ exhibition opens at the Burnavon Arts and Cultural Centre, Cookstown.... more

Our responsibilities


Information on Northern Ireland’s 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

Information on the processing of purchase orders and invoices for all Northern Ireland Civil Service Departments

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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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Our documents


Business Rates Public Consultation

Closing date: 11 November 2019

Labour Market Statistics Consultation

Closing date: 16 August 2019

Access to information

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

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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