The Department is currently facing an unprecedented challenge in the face of the public health emergency arising from COVID-19. In light of this, it is possible that the Department may not be able to respond to some Subject Access Requests within the normal deadlines. The Department will be in contact with you should this be the case in relation to your request.
Should you require any further information please contact the Department by email at SARS@welfare.ie
To make a Subject Access Request (SAR), please download the Subject Access Request Form and email the completed form to or post to:
Department of Social Protection, SARS Unit, Shannon Lodge
, Co. Leitrim
Subject Access Request form
Proof of identity must accompany this Subject Access Request form.