Education Authority finder

If you need to find out your local Education Authority (EA) use our EA finder.

Full-time undergraduate Northern Ireland students should return their applications and supporting documents to their local Education Authority (EA), unless advised otherwise.

More information about Education Authorities is available on nidirect.go.uk.

Search for your EA contact details

Your Education Authority is based on your home postcode.

Returning a form?

Only full-time undergraduate Northern Ireland students should return forms to their EA. If you’re a:

  • part-time undergraduate student
  • European Union (EU) undergraduate student
  • postgraduate student

use the correct address provided on our Return addresses page.

Belfast Education Authority

Return address:

Student Finance Section
Education Authority, Belfast Region
40 Academy Street
Belfast
BT1 2NQ

Telephone: 0289 056 4000 Email: student.finance-br@eani.org.uk

For part-time or postgraduate queries:

Telephone: 0282 566 1444 Email (part-time): studentfinance-pt@eani.org.uk
 Email (postgraduate): studentfinance-pg@eani.org.uk

North Eastern Northern Ireland Education Authority

Return address:

Student Finance Section
Education Authority, North Eastern Region
Ballee Centre
Ballee Road West
BALLYMENA
Co Antrim
BT42 2HS

Telephone: 0282 566 1222 Email: student.finance-ner@eani.org.uk

For part-time or postgraduate queries:

Telephone: 0282 566 1444 Email (part-time): studentfinance-pt@eani.org.uk
 Email (postgraduate): studentfinance-pg@eani.org.uk

South Eastern Northern Ireland Education Authority

Return address:

Student Finance Section
Education Authority, South Eastern Region
Grahamsbridge Road
Dundonald
Belfast
BT16 2HS

Telephone: 0289 056 6200 Email: student.finance-ser@eani.org.uk

For part-time or postgraduate queries:

Telephone: 0282 566 1444 Email (part-time): studentfinance-pt@eani.org.uk
 Email (postgraduate): studentfinance-pg@eani.org.uk

Southern Northern Ireland Education Authority

Return address:

Student Finance Section
Education Authority, Southern Region
3 Charlemont Place
The Mall
Armagh
BT61 9AX

Telephone: 0283 751 2432 Email: student.finance-sr@eani.org.uk

For part-time or postgraduate queries:

Telephone: 0282 566 1444 Email (part-time): studentfinance-pt@eani.org.uk
 Email (postgraduate): studentfinance-pg@eani.org.uk

Western Northern Ireland Education Authority

Return address:

Student Finance Section
Education Authority, Western Region
1 Hospital Road
OMAGH
Co Tyrone
BT79 0AW

Telephone: 0288 241 1499 Email: student.finance-wr@eani.org.uk

For part-time or postgraduate queries:

Telephone: 0282 566 1444 Email (part-time): studentfinance-pt@eani.org.uk
 Email (postgraduate): studentfinance-pg@eani.org.uk