Immigration Service Delivery

The Department of Justice and Equality will publish updates relevant to the Immigration Service Delivery Function which address the significant challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic on this page.  For the current health advice, including information on self-isolation requirements on arrival in Ireland, please visit the Irish Health Service COVID-19 Advice Page.


Please be advised the  International Protection Office has a new procedure
in place for the renewal of Temporary Residence Cards.

Applicants must now complete a TRC Renewal form which can be found on our
website, please see link attached.

The completed form must then be forwarded to our dedicated inbox which is
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. On receipt of the form, all necessary checks will
take place and a card will be issued if the applicant is eligible.

Further information regarding the criteria in which in applicant must
comply with, in order to be eligible for a TRC card can also be found on
our website.

Kind Regards
Ashling Doherty
International Protection Office


Impact of COVID-19 | Frequently Asked Questions
27 April 2020 (FAQ document updated 23 June 2020)

A new Frequently Asked Questions document about the impact of COVID-19 on Immigration and International Protection has also been published. You can read more here...

New Online Registration Renewal System for non-EEA students based in Dublin
23 June 2020

A new online Registration Renewal System for non-EEA national students based in Dublin was launched by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, TD, on 22 June, 2020.  

Students wishing to renew their registration will complete their renewal online without having to book an appointment or personally attend the registration office.  The service will be made available to all categories of non-EEA national students residing in the Dublin area, who are eligible for renewal of their permission to reside in Ireland.

Students seeking to renew their permission will now complete the application form online via the following link, upload copies of supporting documents online, pay the applicable fee and then submit their passport and current IRP card via registered post.  Documents will be checked and, if approved, the passport will be stamped and returned by registered post and an IRP card issued by express post.

For further information, see

Rethink Ireland
Departemt of Justice and Equality
Government of Ireland
Government of Ireland
European Union AMIF
Departemt of Justice and Equality
The Dormant Accounts Fund
Clare County Council
This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014 - 2020 and is supported by the Department of Justice and Equality.

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Clonroad Business Park
Co. Clare 
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