Government Departments and agencies can lay documents before the Houses of the Oireachtas via our online Documents Laid form or in paper format.

Lay a document before the Houses of the Oireachtas

To use our online Documents Laid form, you first need to register. Once you receive your username and password, you can log in and lay your documents. To register, contact the Documents Laid team.

If the online Documents Laid form is not available, please contact us at If your document urgently requires to be laid, please call the Library & Research Service central enquiry desk at (01) 618 4701.

Library & Research Service opening hours

Sitting days              9.15am until the Dáil adjourns
Non-sitting days    9.15am to 6pm

Lay a document in paper format

We encourage people to use our online Documents Laid form but you can also lay a document in paper format. To do so, carefully complete the Documents Laid cover sheet and submit it with six copies of the document to the Oireachtas Library & Research Service.

Contact details

Library & Research Service
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Documents Laid Team

Central Enquiry Desk

(01) 618 4701