Report Suspected Social Welfare Fraud
You can report suspected social welfare fraud anonymously by completing this form.
Please note that the Department of Social Protection is required to report all child protection concerns to the Health Service Executive.
If you are reporting somebody for:
- working and claiming, please tell us if they are employed or self-employed. If employed, please tell us their employer’s name and address, when they started working, the type of work and the days/hours worked, if known.
- living with a partner and claiming One Parent Family Payment, please tell us their address, their partner’s name, when they started co-habiting, the children’s names and ages, and their employment details if relevant.
- living abroad, please tell us where the person is living now and their last address in Ireland, when they left Ireland and how often they return or expected date of return, if known.
- employer not paying PRSI, please tell us the name and address of the employer you are reporting, their type of business, names of the employees concerned and any other relevant information.
- not declaring means, please tell us what you think has not been reported (earnings, savings, investments, maintenance, compensation, any other income).
- claiming benefit for a person who is deceased, please tell us the name and address of the deceased person and their date of death, if known. Please also tell us the name and address of the person who is collecting the payment.
- claiming benefit for a person who is in prison, please tell us the name, age and address of the person in prison, when they entered prison, if known. Please also tell us the name and address of the person who is collecting the payment.
- suspected identity fraud, i.e. somebody using another person’s identity or a false identity. Please give all details available, e.g. all names, address etc.
For reasons of confidentiality, we will not be able to tell you the result of our enquiries.
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