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Employment Permit Update regarding Stamp 4 Support letters – No longer accepted after 30th November

Immigration Service Delivery has just announced that from 30th November 2023, the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (DETE) will no longer take applications for Stamp 4 Support letters. This will have an impact on Critical Skills Employment permit Holders and NCHC multi-site general Employment permit holders wishing to transfer to a Stamp 4 Immigration [...]

2023-11-22T10:34:09+00:00November 21st, 2023|Employment Law|

New Online Irish Citizenship Application Process

The Department of Justice has announced that Irish citizenship applications can now be submitted online via the Immigration Service Delivery online portal. Paper applications on the old Form 8 and other application forms will continue to be accepted by post for applicant's who have begun the process. The Form 11 application process for minors born [...]

2023-10-23T11:47:16+00:00October 17th, 2023|Immigration Law|

Irish Citizenship Ceremony 2nd of October 2023

The Department of Justice have announced that the next Irish Citizenship Ceremony will be held on the 2nd of October 2023 in the Convention Centre Dublin. This is eagerly awaited news for persons anxiously waiting to be granted their Irish citizenship. It is interesting to see a change in venue to Dublin from the traditional [...]

2023-09-13T08:26:24+00:00September 7th, 2023|Immigration Law|

Public Consultation on Review of Employment Permit Occupation Lists 2023

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has opened the consultation process on the review of occupations which are listed on the Critical Skills Occupations List and Ineligible Occupations List. The consultation process which opened today the 26th of June, invites submissions from interested parties with respect to amendments of these lists, including the removal [...]

2023-06-27T06:07:21+00:00June 27th, 2023|Employment Law|

Employment Permit News

STAMP 4 PERMISSION TO REMAIN FOR NON-CONSULTANT HOSPITAL DOCTORS  The Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment have recently announced that Non Consultant Hospital Doctors working in public hospitals on a General Employment Permit who have completed 21 months of employment may now apply for a Stamp 4 Support Letter. Previously only doctors who were the [...]

2023-05-30T09:28:51+00:00May 30th, 2023|Employment Law|

Citizenship News May 2023

New Form 8 Application Form  The Immigration Service Delivery have released a further version of the Form 8 Application by a person of full age for naturalisation as an Irish Citizen (CTZ3) application form. The new application form Version 7.1 May 2023 was released on the 23rd of May. This is the fourth update to [...]

2023-06-27T06:07:54+00:00May 24th, 2023|Immigration Law|

New Irish Citizenship Application Form April 2023

Following on our recent article regarding changes to the passport submission process when applying for Irish citizenship, the Immigration Service Delivery have released a new version of the Form 8 Application by a person of full age for naturalisation as an Irish Citizen (CTZ3) application form. The new application form Version 7.0 April 2023 was [...]

2023-04-27T19:06:58+00:00April 27th, 2023|Latest News|

Citizenship News – Passport Certifications

The Immigration Service Delivery have announced that persons applying for Irish citizenship will no longer be required to submit a full certified copy of their current and previous passports in support of their application. From the 20th of April, persons applying for Irish citizenship are required to submit a certified copy of the biodata page [...]

2023-04-25T15:53:51+00:00April 25th, 2023|Latest News|

Nonito Barbero joins Sinnott Solicitors as immigration consultant

Barrister Nonito Barbero has joined Sinnott Solicitors as an immigration consultant. The firm, which specialises in immigration and personal injury litigation, has offices in Dublin and Cork and recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. Mr Barbero joined the firm in March from Fragomen, where he also worked as an immigration consultant. Writing on LinkedIn, he said: [...]

2023-04-19T14:19:55+00:00April 19th, 2023|Latest News|

Bridging Permission For English Language Students

The Minister for Justice has announced that a temporary immigration permission (bridging permission) will be granted to non-EEA national English language course students who have fully completed a 2nd or 3rd English language course and who have enrolled in third level (Higher Education Programme) course commencing prior to the 31st of October 2023. The permission [...]

2023-04-19T12:48:01+00:00April 19th, 2023|Immigration Law|
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