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Registering with immigration - Irish Residency Permit (IRP)


31 March update -

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, T.D., recently announced a further
temporary extension of immigration and international protection permissions
to 20 September 2021. This applies to permissions that are due to expire
between 21 April 2021 and 20 September 2021 and includes permissions that
have already been extended since March 2020.

31 October update -

Registration Offices outside Dublin will remain open subject to operational requirements. 

It is advised that only people with appointments should attend. People who are attending their registration appointments may travel outside of their 5km restricted travel zone.  Those attending will be asked to print confirmation of their Immigration appointment to show to Gardaí conducting Operation Fanacht checkpoints.

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September 2020 update

All such permissions that are due to expire from 20th September 2020 - 20th January 2021 are automatically renewed by the Minister to the 20th January 2021. The renewal of permission is on the same basis as the existing permission and the same conditions attach. In relation to persons with existing permission under Directive 2004/38/EC (Free Movement Directive), the automatic renewal is subject to the requirement that the person is complying with the requirements of the Directive

Please find out more here



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