To work and live in Ireland you will need to get a Personal Public Service number (PPSN).
The PPSN is a unique reference number that helps you access social welfare benefits, public services, etc.
PPS numbers are given by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
To get a PPS number you will need to provide the following documents:
And you will need to explain and show evidence of why you need a PPS number.
A PPS number consists in 7 numbers followed by either one or two letters.
You can use your PPS number for:
To learn everything you need about PPSN visit the Citizens Information website here.