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Department of Finance and Personnel


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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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Mapping and geographic information

Find out about mapping and geographic information services 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

Information about activities and communications focussed on improving service delivery for the Northern Ireland citizen.

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Statistics and research

Statistics and research published by the Department of Finance and Personnel.

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Our documents


Access to information

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

The Minister

Department of Finance and Personnel

Mervyn was appointed as Finance Minister on 12 January 2016, having previously served as Minister for Social Development.


Management and structure

The Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) 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

Department of Finance and Personnel
Clare House
303 Airport Road

Contact details for divisions within DFP