A Deciding Officer from the Department of Social and Family Affairs decides on every application for Injury Benefit. If you are not satisfied with their decision, you can have it reviewed. You can also appeal it to the Social Welfare Appeals Office, either straight away or after the review.
To request a review, please send any relevant written evidence to the Injury Benefit Section at the following address within 21 days.
Injury Benefit Section
Department of Social and Family Affairs
Áras Mhic Dhiarmada
A Deciding Officer will review your case. If you are not satisfied with their decision after the review, you may appeal it to the Social Welfare Appeals Office, which is independent of the Department of Social and Family Affairs.
If you wish to appeal, you should do so in writing within 21 days of the date you were told of the decision. You can send your appeal to the
Injury Benefit Section or directly to the Social Welfare Appeals Office, at the address below.
Log on to
'www.welfare.ie' for more information.
Social Welfare Appeals Office
Telephone: LoCall:1890 74 74 34 (from the Republic of Ireland only)