What documents can I use as proof of my PPSN?

When applying for a loan, overdrafts, mortgage, or credit cards we must obtain one of the following as proof of your PPSN:

Source of document Any one of the following
Revenue
  • P21
  • Tax Assessment
  • Notice of Tax Credits
  • Letter from the Revenue Commissioners addressed to you showing your PPSN
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
  • Receipt for a social welfare payment
  • Letter from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection addressed to you showing your PPSN
HSE
  • Medical card
  • Drug Payment Scheme (DPS) card
Current or Previous employment
  • Payslip
  • P60
  • P45

We are unable to accept:

  • Public Service Card – under law we can’t use this as proof of PPSN or identity

Scanning or uploading

If you are scanning or uploading documents showing your PPSN, please make sure the images are legible.

Last updated: July 09, 2019

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