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Guide to apply for PPSN for International Students


๐Ÿ“š ๐–๐ž๐ฅ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ˆ๐ซ๐ž๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐, ๐ˆ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐ญ๐ฎ๐๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ! ๐Ÿ“š


๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช We are excited to welcome you to Ireland! As you prepare for your studies here, there are a few things you need to know about the Personal Public Service (PPS) number.


๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช A PPS number is a unique identifier that is issued by the Revenue Department of the Irish government to track your social welfare, taxation, and healthcare records. It is mandatory for all students working or studying in Ireland to have a PPS number.


๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐–๐ก๐ฒ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐š ๐๐๐’ ๐ง๐ฎ๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐ข๐ฆ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐ญ?

There are many reasons why a PPS number is one of the most important document for international students in Ireland. Here are a few of the most important reasons:

๐Ÿ€ To work: You will need a PPS number to work in Ireland, even if you are only working part-time.

๐Ÿ€ To get healthcare: If you are an international student, you will need a PPS number to access healthcare in Ireland.

๐Ÿ€ To claim social welfare benefits: If you are eligible for social welfare benefits in Ireland, you will need a PPS number to apply for them.


๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐š ๐๐๐’ ๐ง๐ฎ๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ?

You can apply for a PPS number by visiting www.mygovid.ie. You will have to create an ID on this website and follow the instructions to book an appointment. Once it is booked, You will need to bring the following documents with you:

๐Ÿ€ Your passport or other valid ID

๐Ÿ€ Proof of your address in Ireland

๐Ÿ€ Proof that you are a student (for example, a letter from your university or college)

The application process is usually quick and easy. You should receive your PPS number in the mail within a few weeks.


๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐‡๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐š๐๐๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐ ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐๐๐’ ๐ง๐ฎ๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ:

๐Ÿ€ PPS numbers are free to apply for.

๐Ÿ€ You can only have one PPS number.

๐Ÿ€ You must keep your PPS number confidential.

๐Ÿ€ You must update your Revenue account if you change your address or employment status.


SKT CONSULTANTS hope this information is helpful. If you have any questions about PPS numbers, please feel free to ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ญ๐š๐œ๐ญ ๐”๐ฌ or join our dedicated Facebook group ๐ˆ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ˆ๐ซ๐ž๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐ (๐ฎ๐ฉ๐๐š๐ญ๐ž) to unlock everything you need to know about your living in Ireland. We are here to help you with your transition to Ireland and your studies here.


๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐–๐ž๐ฅ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ˆ๐ซ๐ž๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐!

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