The PPS number is a unique personal identifier and is used extensively by Government Departments and other authorised users to provide the public with secure access to a wide range of public services.
The Public Services Card is replacing the Social Services Card and the Free Travel pass of this Department. It will also make it easy for providers of public services to verify the identity of customers.
Online Identity Verification with www.MyGovId.ie.
The Gender Recognition Act 2015 provides that a person can apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate in order to have their preferred gender recognised by the State.