Any person coming to live in Ireland who is not Irish or a citizen of an EU country will need to go through the Irish immigration system. The official website is www.inis.gov.ie.
Residency Information for Non-Irish Family Members
For the spouses, civil partners or de facto partners of Irish citizens, read our information leaflets below:
We have also written an overview of the rights of migrants in Ireland. This gives a description of different types of immigration permission (also known as ‘immigration status’) and the associated rights. Click the link below:
Our www.livinginireland.ie website has lots of information, links and practical advice for migrants living in Ireland. Information is available in English, Chinese, Brazilian-Portuguese, Arabic and Russian.
If you would like to meet one of our information & advocacy officers about an immigration issue you can call in to our offices on Monday (10 - 4), Tuesdays (10 - 4), Thursdays (10 - 4) and Friday (10 - 1). If you can phone or email us before coming in with some details about your issue it will help us to assist you.
We offer a Chinese-language clinic with an interpreter on Tuesdays (4 – 6) and Thursdays (10 – 12)
See here for contact details and our location.