If a fee applies, we cannot accept or process your application until you pay the fee.

The date of receipt of your email or letter is not the date of the application. The date of the application is the date when we have received both the application and the correct fee.

Pay your fee online

You can pay your fee online. Online applications are valid only if you use the application form provided on this site. Applications sent to the email addresses of individual staff members are not valid.

Please check the following table to see if you should pay a fee. If you have any questions please contact us

Access to a personal record relating to you No fee
Amendment to records (section 9 of the Freedom of Information Act) No fee
Statement of reasons (section 10 of the Freedom of Information Act) No fee
Appeal decision of a public body to charge a fee
Note: Fees may apply for search and retrieval and/or copying of records which are the subject of an FOI Request
No fee
Request to which section 37(8) of the Freedom of Information Act applies No fee
Access to a non-personal record €50
Access to a non-personal record by the holder of an Irish medical card or a dependant of a medical card holder
Note: We need a photocopy of the medical card
€15
Third parties appealing a public body's decision to release their information on public interest grounds (section 38 of the Freedom of Information Act) €15