All our services are available. You can make a complaint through this website or call us if you have a query at 01 639 5600. At present we cannot take personal callers to our office. Further contact details are below.

Address: 6 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 W773.
Phone: +353 1 639 5600
Twitter: @OfficeOmbudsman

The Office of the Ombudsman is open Monday to Friday between 9.15am and 5.00pm


We examine complaints relating to public services in Ireland such as those from government departments, local authorities and the HSE. We also examine complaints about private nursing homes.

We do not examine complaints about banks, insurance companies, internet providers, airline travel, private companies, consumer issues or An Garda Siochána. To contact the relevant complaint handler see this list.

For complaints you can fill in our online complaint form

General enquiries

For general enquiries you can call us on 01 639 5600. You can also submit your enquiry through our ‘All enquiries’ form at the end of this page. If you do not wish to use our online complaint link, you can request a hard copy complaint form, and we will post it to you.

Media enquiries

For media enquiries contact

Access Officer

We provide help to people with disabilities wishing to access our services. If you need help to access our services please email our Access Officer at

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All enquiries

Please fill out this form to send your message to us.