Challenges to Ireland’s Mandatory Hotel Quarantine System

Ireland’s mandatory hotel quarantine for passengers arriving to the Republic of Ireland from certain countries was introduced at 04:00am on the 26th of March 2021.  We previously wrote about the mandatory hotel quarantine system here. As at 04:00am on Thursday the 15th of April, the following additional countries have been [...]

April 14th, 2021|

Update on Visa processing and applications

The Immigration Service Delivery have issued a further notice with respect to Covid-19 Visa Arrangements as of the 6th of April 2021.   It has been confirmed that the decision to temporarily cease accepting new Visa/Pre-Clearance applications has been further extended to at least the 5th of May 2021, and the [...]

April 7th, 2021|

Further Automatic Extension of Immigration Permissions Announced

The Minister for Justice has announced a further automatic extension of immigration permissions to the 20th of September 2021. The extension is applicable to all immigration permissions expiring between the 21st of April 2021 and the 20th of September 2021. It includes individuals with permissions extended under the previous extension [...]

March 27th, 2021|

Changes to rules for children born in Ireland applying for Irish citizenship by naturalisation

In welcomed news this week, the Minister for Justice Miss Helen McEntee, announced a new procedure to make it easier for children who were born in Ireland to become Irish citizens. This announcement is applicable to children whose parents are not Irish citizens and where the children were not entitled [...]

March 26th, 2021|
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