Public Service Identity Dataset

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This is described in legislation [Section 262(1) of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005, as amended] as consisting of the following:

  • Personal Public Service Number,
  • Surname,
  • Forename,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Sex,
  • All former surnames (if any)
  • All former surnames (if any) of his or her mother,
  • Address,
  • Nationality,
  • Date of Death,
  • Certificate of death, where relevant,
  • Where required, a photograph of the person, except where the person is deceased,
  • Where required, the person’s signature, except where the person is deceased,
  • Any other information as may be required for authentication purposes that is uniquely linked to or is capable of identifying that person,
  • Any other information that may be prescribed which, in the opinion of the Minister, is relevant to and necessary for the allocation of a personal public service number.
Last modified:30/11/2016