A man who allegedly tried to use a false document to try to obtain a PPS number was prosecuted at Naas District Court.
Veaceslav Cavac, 43, whose address was given as 84 Adelaide Road, Glenageary, Dublin, is being prosecuted for allegedly using a false instrument at the Intreo (Department of Social Protection) office at Edward Street, Newbridge.
Sgt Brian Jacob said the incident happened on December 10, 2019, when handed in a Romanian passport and a Romanian identity card.
Sgt Jacob also said the defendant did not receive any money or otherwise benefit from the incident.
Judge Desmond Zaidan adjourned the matter to March 4.