Your right to Access Social Welfare Records - SW 89

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Requests must be made in writing and contain enough information so that we know what records you are looking for. Your written request should refer to the Freedom of Information Act. You should state if you would like to obtain copies of the records involved in any special form such as a photocopy.

You can use the request form  FOI 1 to make your request or contact:


Please note that the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection cannot guarantee that any personal and sensitive data, sent by email, is fully secure. Customers who choose to use this channel are deemed to have accepted any risk involved.

Information Services
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Social Welfare Services
College Road

Telephone: (071) 9193302
LoCall : 1890 662244
If you are calling from outside the Republic of Ireland please call +353 71 91 93302


The rates charged for the use of 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.

Last modified:20/09/2017

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