Government Departments and agencies can lay documents before the Houses of the Oireachtas via our electronic Documents Laid facility.

Lay a document

To use the electronic Documents Laid facility, you need to register with the Library & Research Service. To register, please contact the Documents Laid team at

If the electronic Documents Laid facility is unavailable, 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

If you must lay a document in paper format, 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