Any document which shows your PPS No. especially your Public Services Card or Social Services Card, should be kept secure as you will need the number
when accessing public services.
Information on whether a particular person or organisation is entitled to ask you for your PPS number can be found:
- here on our website at www.welfare.ie,
- LoCall: 1890 927999 (from the Republic of Ireland only)
or +353 1 7043281 (from Northern Ireland or overseas).
- by filling in the online enquiry form at www.welfare.ie
The rates charged for using 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.