A young woman with dark hair holding the microphone of her head set. Erin International help solicitors trace missing beneficiaries or if necessary, acquire missing beneficiary insurance



Why Have We Contacted You?

We bridge the divide between you and your unclaimed benefit.

Why have you been contacted?

If you have been contacted by Erin International, you may be wondering why.

The first thing you may presume is that the call or letter received from us is disingenuous.

There is no need to worry, we have most likely been instructed by a legal professional, local authority, bank, pensions scheme or insurance provider to trace you, your relatives or other beneficiaries.

If we have made contact with you, it is quite likely that you are due a benefit of some description. We want to work with you and your other family members to ensure we can resolve the issue at hand and prove your legal entitlement.

While our contacting you may come as a surprise, we wish to reassure you that we are willing to assist and guide you through the entire beneficiaries process.

Below, you will see some questions frequently asked by beneficiaries. If you have any doubts or wish to discuss anything with us, please feel free to contact us at your convenience.

Frequently asked questions

Why have I been contacted by Erin International?2023-02-13T21:31:37+00:00

If you have been contacted by Erin International, it is most likely because we have reason to believe you may be due a benefit.

It may be that you are completely unaware that such a benefit is due to you.

We do not trace people for any other reason than to bring positive news, so if we are trying to trace you, it will be in your own best interest to engage with our team who will explain everything to you in confidence.

Is Erin International an Irish company?2023-02-13T21:29:03+00:00

Yes, Erin International is an indigenous Irish company, established to service a number of sectors that benefit from our expertise.

Originally known as Erin Research, we rebranded our firm in 2023 to reflect our international growth.

How did Erin International come to be involved in my case?2023-02-08T15:55:57+00:00

In the vast majority of cases, we are instructed by either a law firm or other body that is seeking to trace beneficiaries of an estate or an unclaimed benefit or policy.

How can I be sure that this is genuine and not a hoax or scam?2024-03-25T14:46:25+00:00

We are a reputable research and tracing firm. There is plenty of information about us on the internet that should help reassure you.

We are trusted and instructed by legal professionals and other corporate entities across Ireland and from overseas.

At no point will we ever ask you for money and/or bank details.

As we speak to you about your case, it will become clear that the matter is genuine.

Please rest assured that regardless of where you are worldwide, if we contact you it is for a positive reason.

What happens now that you have found me?2021-06-22T16:43:27+01:00

We will work with you to prove your entitlement and will refer your verified contact details back to whoever instructed us to trace you.

How long does the entire process take?2021-06-08T22:32:22+01:00

If waiting on probate to be administered, it can be a lengthy process. If not, you may receive your benefit pretty swiftly.

Does your firm remain involved throughout the entire process?2021-06-08T22:32:44+01:00

Yes, we will remain involved until such a time as you receive your benefit, keeping you informed of progress at regular intervals throughout.

Do I need to pay any money, or am I at risk of any financial loss?2023-02-13T21:27:36+00:00

No, you do not need to pay anything, and you are at no risk of financial loss.

At no time do we ever ask anyone that we are seeking to trace for any payment upfront.

Our fee is paid by the referring party upon conclusion of the case, meaning you rae never out of pocket.

I’ve been contacted by a firm of “heir hunters”, what should I do?2023-02-28T20:00:52+00:00

If you have been contacted by anyone in relation to an inheritance matter, you are welcome to call us to discuss the matter in confidence.

We regularly advise Irish people in such circumstances if they receive a call from a firm overseas and can assist in confirming whether the matter is genuine.

Our aim would be to put your mind at ease and advise you as best we can.

Have you received correspondence from us?

We assure you that if we’ve reached out to you, it’s for a genuine reason.

Contact us at in confidence so that we can discuss the matter with you.

It may be that you’ve been named on a list of beneficiaries.

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