Irish Citizenship Ceremonies Update

The Minister for Justice and Equality Ms Helen McEntee has announced that Citizenship ceremonies will be temporarily replaced during  the COVID-19 Pandemic with a requirement for citizenship applicants to sign an affidavit declaring loyalty to the State. Usually when a person is notified by the Minister for Justice and Equality that they have been deemed [...]

2020-10-23T11:20:27+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Latest News|

Garda National Immigration Bureau Update

As a result of Ireland entering Level 5 of the National Framework for Living with Covid-19 plan, the Garda National Immigration Bureau in Dublin has again temporarily closed to the public as at 7pm on the 21st of October. This means that any first registration appointments scheduled between the 22nd of October to the 3rd [...]

2020-10-22T10:27:09+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Latest News|

Immigration Update 21st October 2020

Updates from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Protection Appeals Tribunal in light of Ireland Level 5 Covid-19 Restrictions Foreign Birth Registrations The Department of Foreign Affairs have announced that the processing of applications for entry on the Foreign Birth Register in order for a person to become an Irish citizen, has been [...]

2020-10-21T11:21:59+00:00October 21st, 2020|Latest News|

Irish Citizenship Update

Minister for Justice and Equality announces the establishment of a Single Person Committee of Inquiry to review Irish Citizenship application refusals The Minister for Justice and Equality Miss Helen McEntee announced on the 30th September 2020 that a new Single Person Committee of Inquiry has been established to review Irish citizenship application refusals where a [...]

2020-10-07T08:09:23+00:00October 7th, 2020|Latest News|

Irish Visa Applications Update

The Immigration Service Delivery released an updated notice regarding the processing of Irish visa applications on the 25th of September 2020. The notice provides further clarity regarding the categories of visa applications which the visa office will now accept for processing. With respect to Long Stay D Visa applications, the following categories of applications will [...]

2020-10-07T07:56:06+00:00October 7th, 2020|Latest News|

Further Automatic Extension of Immigration Permissions

The Minister for Justice and Equality Helen McEntee has announced a further automatic extension of immigration and international protection permissions expiring between 20th September 2020 and 20th January 2021. Who does this extension apply to The automatic extension of immigration permissions announced applies to non-EEA nationals who currently hold a valid immigration permission which is [...]

2020-09-21T09:03:04+00:00September 21st, 2020|Latest News|

Decision to Deport a Pakistani National – Judicial Review Granted

High Court found that the Minister erred in fact and in law in making the decision MH and SH (A Minor Suing By Her Mother and Next Friend MH) v. The Minister for Justice [2020] IEHC 360 (High Court (Judicial Review), Barrett J, 22 July 2020) Last week the High Court granted judicial review of [...]

2020-09-07T11:31:40+00:00September 7th, 2020|Latest News|

First Time Immigration Registrations Update

The Immigration Service Delivery have announced that appointments for first time registrations at the Garda National Immigration Bureau in Dublin can now be booked online via the following link In previous weeks Dublin resident non-EEA nationals seeking to register their immigration permission for the first time had been directed to email the Garda National [...]

2020-09-03T08:50:16+00:00August 31st, 2020|Immigration Law, Latest News|

Temporary Extension Of Immigration Permissions

The Immigration Service Delivery have updated their notice regarding immigration permissions that are due to expire between the 20th of August 2020 and 20th of September 2020. The Notice states that non-EU/EEA nationals who are present in the State with an immigration permission that is due to expire between the 20th of 2020 and 20th [...]

2020-09-02T10:58:39+00:00August 19th, 2020|Latest News|