No – a PPS number is not generated until 14 days after a birth is registered, so its not possible for the PPS number to feature on a birth certificate, even if you apply for a replacement, this is a carbon copy of the original and will still not feature the PPS number.
In order to get a copy of your PPS Number you will need identification, which in 90% of cases will be a birth certificate and photo ID such as a passport.
PPS numbers only came into effect after 1971 so there is a criteria to those who have been issued with one, the stipulations of those who have a PPS number are:
If you do not know your PPS number the first step is to get your identification together, if you do not have your birth certificate and need a replacement, you can do this online today with next day delivery, just click here.
Once a birth is registered in Ireland, the registree is issued a PPS number, PPS stands for personal public service number.
Unfortunately, the PPS number does not feature on a birth certificate, but in order to get a copy of your PPS Number you will need identification, which in 90% of cases will be a birth certificate and photo ID such as a passport.
Once you have the correct documents, you can then apply online at mywelfare.ie, but to do this you will need a basic GovID
If you require a replacement birth certificate to obtain your PPS number , please use our online order form today.
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