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Freedom of Information (FOI) Fees

Freedom of Information Fees (Table)

Guide to fees relating to Freedom of Information Requests / Applications

Effective from Tuesday 14th October 2014

Type of Request/Application

Standard Fee*

Reduced Fee* & ** & ***

Request for a record under Section 12

Initial Request

No Charge

No Charge

Internal Appeal



Appeal to Information Commissioner



Request under section 12 for personal information

No Charge

No Charge

Application under section 9 for amendment of a record containing incorrect, incomplete or misleading personal information

No Charge

No Charge

Application under section 10 for the reasons for a decision affecting the individual

No Charge

No Charge


* Fee will not apply where a person appeals a decision to charge a fee or deposit, or a fee or deposit of a particular amount under section 27 of the FOI Act

**Reduced fee will apply in respect of third parties who appeal a decision of a public body to release their information on public interest grounds

***Reduced fee will apply to medical card holders and their dependants on production of their medical card