Where to send your invoices

To help Account NI process invoices quickly, ensure your invoices are sent to the correct address.

Ways to invoice Account NI

There are 2 main ways that invoices can be sent to Account NI - by email or post.

On no account should invoices be sent by both email and post.

By email

Dealing with Account NI electronically is both cheaper and faster.

Invoices can be emailed to invoices@accountni.gov.uk  Invoices must be in either .pdf or .tif format.

By post

Hard Copy invoices can be sent to the relevant departmental PO Box detailed below with the exception of invoices for:

  • utilities (eg. phones / mobiles, water, electricity, fuel, rent, rates, franking machine postage top-ups)
  • the Works Order Processing System (WOPS)
  • DfI Roads Service Fleet, which should continue to be sent to departments through normal channels.

On the 8th May 2016 the number of Northern Ireland Departments reduced from 12 to 9. This was achieved through the dissolution of 3 existing Departments, the renaming of most of the others and a reallocation and transfer of some departmental functions details of which can be found here.

From the 9th May 2016 the following guidance should be followed when sending an invoice to Account NI. 

Invoices relating to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, with the exception of Rivers Agency, should now be sent to:

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Account NI – DAERA
PO Box 1190
Belfast
BT1 9JE
Purchase Order Number: 618xxxxxxx

All invoices in relation to Rivers Agency should now be sent to DfI.

Department of Education

Account NI – DE
PO Box 1193
Belfast
BT1 9JH
Purchase Order Number: 617xxxxxxx

Invoices relating Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment should now be sent to:

Department for the Economy

Account NI - DFE
PO Box 1148
Belfast
BT1 9FU
Purchase Order Number: 613xxxxxxx

Invoices relating Department of Finance and Personnel should now be sent to:

Department of Finance

Account NI - DOF
PO Box 1120
Belfast
BT1 9FZ
Purchase Order Number: 610xxxxxxx
     

Invoices relating Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety should now be sent to:

Department of Health

Account NI - DOH
PO Box 1173
Belfast
BT1 9HQ
Purchase Order Number: 614xxxxxxx

All invoices relating to the Department for Regional Development, Transport NI (formerly Roads Service), Driver and Vehicles Agency and DARD Rivers Agency should now be sent to:

Department for Infrastructure

Account NI - DFI 
PO Box 1207
Belfast
BT1 9JW
Purchase Order Number: 621xxxxxxx

All invoices relating to the Department for Social Development should now be sent to:

Department for Communities

Account NI – DFC
PO Box 1176
Belfast
BT1 9HT
Purchase Order Number: 615xxxxxxx

Department of Justice

Account NI – DOJ
PO Box 403
Belfast
BT1 9PG
Purchase Order Number: 623xxxxxxx

Public Prosecution Service

Account NI – PPS
PO Box 405
Belfast
BT1 9PH
Purchase Order Number: 624xxxxxxx
 

Northern Ireland Office

Account NI – NIO
PO Box 2196
Belfast
BT1 9YG
Purchase Order Number: 625xxxxxxx
 

Some of the functions and services of the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister have been transferred.  Please contact the customer who will be able to advise which department your invoice should now be sent to or review the details of the transfer of functions and services.  Alternatively send the invoice to: 

The Executive Office

Account NI – TEO
PO Box 1119
Belfast
BT1 9FY
Purchase Order Number: 611xxxxxxx

All functions and services of the Department for Employment and Learning have been transferred.

Please contact the customer who will be able to advise which department PO Box your invoice should now be sent to or review the details of the transfer of functions and services.  

To ease transition the Department for Employment and Learning PO Box will be retained until 30 September 2016.  Any invoices issued to this PO Box after 30 September 2016 will not be delivered to AccountNI by Royal Mail. 

Department for Employment and Learning
Account NI – DEL
PO Box 1147
Belfast
BT1 9FT

All functions and services of the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure have been transferred.

Please contact the customer who will be able to advise which department PO Box your invoice should now be sent to or review the details of the transfer of functions and services

To ease transition the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure PO Box will be retained until 30 September 2016.  Any invoices issued to this PO Box after 30 September 2016 will not be delivered to AccountNI by Royal Mail.

Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure
Account NI - DCAL
PO Box 1191
Belfast
BT1 9JF

All functions and services of the Department of the Environment have been transferred.  All invoices relating to the Drivers and Vehicle Agency should be sent to the Department for Infrastructure.

For other invoices contact the customer who will be able to advise which department PO Box your invoice should now be sent to or review the details of the transfer of functions and services.

To ease transition the Department of the Environment PO Box will be retained until 30 September 2016.  Any invoices issued to this PO Box after 30 September 2016 will not be delivered to AccountNI by Royal Mail.

Department of the Environment
Account NI – DOE
PO Box 1205
Belfast
BT1 9JT
 

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