Subject Access Request

The RTB is committed to protecting the rights and privacy of individuals data.

The RTB lawfully and fairly process personal data about employees, clients, case parties suppliers and other individuals in order to achieve its mission and functions.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and Irish data protection legislation, individuals can request a copy of their personal data held by the RTB.

How to make a Subject Access Request 

Please complete the RTB Data Access Request Form

Completed request forms can be submitted by email to or by post to:

Data Protection Officer,
Data Protection Unit,
Residential Tenancies Form,
PO Box 12323,
Dublin 2,

When completing the Data Access Request form please ensure to:

  • Give as much detail as possible to enable the RTB to process it efficiently and correctly.
  • Be clear enough to enable the RTB understand what type of data is being requested.
  • Supply the appropriate photographic identification with your request e.g. copy of driving license and utility bill.
  • Include your contact details to allow the RTB Data Protection Unit to contact you and comply with your request.

The RTB aim to respond within thirty (30) days of receipt of a valid request (completed Access Request Form and proof of identity and address).

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your access request you are entitled to make a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner who may investigate the matter for you.  The Data Protection Commissioner’s website contains useful information on access requests and other data protection issues at

RTB Privacy Statement

The Residential Tenancies Board is committed to protecting all personal and special categories of data held about you. Please take the time to read this Privacy Statement as it explains how we collect, use and store your personal data, and the rights you have in relation to the protection of your personal data.

Please note that we reserve the right to update this Privacy Statement as required. The most recent version of this document can be found through the following link.