Gender Recognition Act 2015

10.

Requirements on application for a gender recognition certificate

10. (1) A person who applies for a gender recognition certificate under section 8 shall furnish the following to the Minister:

(a) his or her name, address, PPS number and contact details;

(b) the forename and surname by which he or she wishes to be known;

(c) proof of his or her identity;

(d) in relation to his or her birth—

(i) where he or she is a person referred to in paragraph (a) of section 9(1) , applicable proof of birth referred to in that paragraph, or

(ii) where he or she is a person referred to in paragraph (b) of section 9(1) , applicable proof of birth referred to in that paragraph;

(e) where he or she is a person referred to in paragraph (b) of section 9(1) , information and evidence to satisfy the Minister that the applicant is ordinarily resident in the State;

(f) a statutory declaration declaring that he or she—

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(ii) has a settled and solemn intention of living in the preferred gender for the rest of his or her life,

(iii) understands the consequences of the application, and

(iv) makes the application of his or her free will.

(2) In this section “PPS number” means a personal public service number within the meaning of section 262 of the Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005.