How to Make an Appeal on your Supplementary Welfare Allowance claim.
Every Appeal must be made in writing and addressed to:
The Chief Appeals Officer
Social Welfare Appeals Office
Notice of Appeal forms are available from the Social Welfare Appeals Office, from local offices of the Dept of Social Protection or by selecting the ' Notice of Appeal Form' link.
The notice should be lodged within 21 days of notification of the decision under appeal. An appeal received after this time may be accepted at the discretion of the Chief Appeals Officer.
The notice of appeal should contain:
- Your Name and Address
Your Personal Public Service Number (PPS
No. - same as RSI
- The decision you are appealing
A statement of all the facts and contentions you intend to rely on in the appeal. Documentary evidence submitted in support
of the appeal should be enclosed along with the notice of appeal.
- A copy of the letter notifying the decision on your claim should be enclosed.
There is no charge for lodging an appeal.