The Immigration Service Delivery have announced that normal processing of Irish Re-Entry Visa Applications has recommenced.

Applicants are advised to contact their nearest Irish Embassy or Consular Office abroad to enquire about making a visa application on-line in order to return to Ireland or contact

In country Re-Entry Visa Applications for adults or children should be submitted by Registered Post to the Re-Entry Visa Unit, Immigration Service Delivery, 13/14 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2.

Whilst the processing of Irish visa applications save in Priority/Emergency cases remains suspended, this announcement is greatly welcomed by the many non-EEA nationals who are outside of the State and who have been unable to return due to the expiry of their IRP card and suspension of visa application processing.

The notice is available on the most recent version of the Immigration Service Delivery “FAQ Document on the Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration and International Protection” released on the 22nd of April 2021. The full document can be read here.

Sinnott Solicitors have a specialist team of Immigration Solicitors and Immigration Consultants located in our Dublin and Cork offices who are experts on all Irish immigration matters. Should you have any queries with respect to any of the information contained in this article or any other immigration matters, do not hesitate to contact our immigration department in Cork or Dublin today on 014062862 or