Returning to Ireland

Social Welfare &
Habitual Residence

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non-Irish Family Members

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Where to Start

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been living abroad for ages or you’ve just been away a short time. You’ll need a plan of action. Start by reading our list of what you need to know about jobs, housing, healthcare and more. You can also read these 10 tips on returning to Ireland from others who've made the move back.

Latest News

Mandatory hotel quarantine and updates for returning with non-EEA family

  If you are Irish and returning to live in Ireland in the coming months there are some changes to regulations that you should be aware of and plan for whatever your situation. COVID-19 restrictions The following restrictions in place as of May 2021 and may change, please see for up-to-date information: The government… Read more »

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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