New Citizenship Application Form

On the 30th June 2018 the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service released a new Form 8 Application form dated Ver 5.7 June 2018 for citizenship applications. This replaces the old…

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How To Apply for Asylum

WHAT IS AN ASYLUM SEEKER? An Asylum Seeker is a person who seeks to be recognised as a refugee in accordance with the terms of the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating…

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Irish Residence Permit Replaces Gnib Card

On the 11th of December 2017 the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service introduced the new Irish Residence Permit (IRP). This card replaces the old Garda National Immigration Bureau Card (GNIB…

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Reception Conditions Directive

Recommendations on the Reception Conditions Directive (2013/33/EU) The Irish Refugee Council have recently published their recommendations on the transposition of the EU recast Reception Conditions Directive (2013/33/EU). Take a look…

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New Work Permit Rules For Chefs

New Work Permit Rules For Chefs “Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys has signed off on the changes, which remove some chef grades from the ineligible occupation list.”…

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NEW WORK PERMIT ARRANGEMENTS FOR DOCTORS

ARRANGEMENTS FOR NON-EEA DOCTORS WORKING IN THE STATE COMMENCING 1 JANUARY 2014 New arrangements have been agreed between INIS, the Health Service Executive, the Department of Health and the Department…

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Tips for preventing work accidents

If you slip or fall or you get injured at work in circumstances where the accident is not your fault, you may be entitled to work accident compensation for injuries.*…

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Irish Spouse Visa

Sinnott Solicitors presents an Infographic ‘Irish Spouse Visa’ that visualizes immigration laws in Ireland for spouses and dependents of immigrants. It covers the below points:    Purpose and Benefits of Irish…

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Work Visas For Ireland [Infographic]

Sinnott Solicitors presented an Infographic ‘Work Visas For Ireland’ which has been created with the big idea of empowering people considering immigration by giving them information about the routes to…

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A Typical Working Scheme

With effect from 2 September the Department of Justice and Equality (INIS) have commenced piloting the Atypical Working Scheme. This scheme will provide a streamlined mechanism to deal with atypical employment where the nature…

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ATYPICAL WORKING SCHEME

GUIDELINES Effective from 2 September 2013, the Department of Justice and Equality (Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service – INIS), in agreement with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, will…

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Irish Re-Entry Visa Applications

Major improvement works are due to commence to the public reception and waiting areas of the Public Office in the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) at Burgh Quay, Dublin…

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CHANGES TO EMPLOYMENT PERMIT SCHEME

Following a review by the Department of Jobs Enterprise and Innovation of the Employment Permits system and the current skills needs in the labour market, Employment Permits policies have been…

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