Contact INIS

    Notice: For a faster answer, check the address before contacting us by post

    Send your letter to GNIB if it is about registration outside Dublin only. Send your letter to INIS for queries about visas, immigration, registration in Dublin & most other services (use the postal addresses below).

    Include the following information whenever you contact us - by letter, email or phone:

    • You name & postal address
    • Your GNIB number or INIS number or application reference number

    Visas

    + Visa contacts

    Post

    Visa office
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Email

    Visas: visamail@justice.ie
    Re-Entry Visas: reentryqueries@justice.ie

    More contact details

    Full contact details for Visas, including overseas offices and online applications

    Immigration

    + Study

    Students

    Email: studentreviewgroup@justice.ie
    Web: Students

    Extension of Student Condition

    Email: unit2residencedivision@justice.ie

    + Work

    Atypical Working Scheme

    Atypical Working Scheme
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Email: atypicalworkingscheme@justice.ie
    Web: Atypical Working Scheme

    Immigration for doctors

    Email: unit2residencedivision@justice.ie
    Web: Immigration arrangements for doctors

    Extension of Work Permit Conditions

    Email: unit2residencedivision@justice.ie

    Working Holidays

    Email: iniswhp@justice.ie

    + Family

    Spouse of Irish nationals

    Spouse of Irish National Unit (SIN/SOIN)
    Residence Division - Units 5 and 6
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    PO Box 12695
    Ireland

    Email: inissinu@justice.ie
    Web: Spouse of Irish National Unit

    De facto relationships

    De Facto Relationship Unit (DEFO)
    Residence Division - Units 5 and 6
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    PO Box 12695
    Ireland

    Email: INISdefacto@justice.ie
    Web: De Facto Relationship Unit

    EU Treaty Rights

    EU Treaty Rights Applications Unit
    Residence Division
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Email: eutreatyrights@justice.ie
    Web: EU Treaty Rights

    Parents of children who are Irish citizens

    Parent of an Irish Citizen Child
    Residence Division - Unit 4
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Email: You must contact Residence Division (Unit 4) by post
    Web: Parent of an Irish Citizen Child

    Foreign adoptions

    Foreign Adoption Unit (FORA)
    Residence Division - Unit 3
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    PO Box 12079
    Ireland

    Email: INISfadopt@justice.ie
    Web: Foreign Adoption Unit

    Applications for a family member of a refugee

    Family Reunification Section
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Fax: +353 (0)1 879 8695
    Web: Family Reunification

    Dependents of Irish nationals

    Email: inissinu@justice.ie

    Dependents (aged over 18 when entering the state) of Irish nationals or residents

    Email: unit2residencedivision@justice.ie

    + Investors & entrepreneurs

    Investors and Entrepreneur Scheme

    Investors and Entrepreneur Scheme
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Email: investmentandstartup@justice.ie
    Web: Investors and Entrepreneur Scheme

    + Volunteers

    + Ministers of religion

    Ministers of religion

    Email: unit2residencedivision@justice.ie
    Web: Ministers of Religion

    + Residence in Ireland

    Long term residency for residents with existing permission

    Long Term Residency Division (LOTR)
    Residence Division - Unit 3
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    PO Box 12079
    Ireland

    Email: You must contact Long Term Residency Division by post
    Web: Long Term Residency Division

    Permission to stay in Ireland without condition as to time (Stamp 5)

    Without condition as to time (WCATT)
    Residence Division - Unit 3
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    PO Box 12079
    Ireland

    Email: INISStamp5and6@justice.ie
    Web: Without condition as to time (Stamp 5)

    Retiring to or living independently in Ireland (Stamp 0)

    Email: unit2residencedivision@justice.ie
    Web: Stamp 0

    + Other

    Change of permission stamp/registration

    Email: unit2residencedivision@justice.ie
    Web: Change of Status

    Change of name

    Email: INISChangeofName@justice.ie
    Web: Change of Name Licence

    Extension of a visit to Ireland

    Extension of Visit Permission Unit (EVICS)
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    PO Box 12695
    Ireland

    Email: EVICsResidenceDivision@justice.ie
    Web: Extension of Visit Permission Unit (EVICS)

    Dual citizens with non-Irish passport permission stamp (Stamp 6)

    Without condition (WC)
    Residence Division - Unit 3
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    PO Box 12079
    Ireland

    Email: INISStamp5and6@justice.ie
    Web: Without condition (Stamp 6)

    Registration

    + Registration in Dublin

    The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) manages registration in Dublin, as well as most other services on this website, eg visas, citizenship, etc. Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) manages registration outside Dublin only.

    You must register at Burgh Quay Registration Office if you live in Dublin City or county.

    Post

    Burgh Quay Registration Office
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Email

    burghquayregoffice@justice.ie

    Web

    Burgh Quay Registration Office

    + Registration outside Dublin  (GNIB / Garda National Immigration Bureau)

    Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) manages immigration registration outside Dublin only. The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) manages registration in Dublin, as well as most other services on this website, eg visas, citizenship, etc.

    To register outside Dublin, go to your nearest regional registration office managed by GNIB. If you live outside Dublin, you cannot register in Dublin.

    Post

    Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB)
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Email

    gnib_dv@garda.ie

    Web

    Garda National Immigration Bureau on www.inis.gov.ie

    Citizenship

    + Citizenship contacts

    Post

    Citizenship Division
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    Rosanna Road
    Tipperary Town
    E34 N566
    Ireland

    Email

    citizenshipinfo@justice.ie

    Phone

    LoCall: 1890 252 854 (from landlines in Ireland)
    Telephone: +353 (0)62 32500

    Phone lines are open 10:00 to 12:30 on Tuesday and Thursday, excluding public holidays. (Note: Rates for LoCall 1890 may increase from a mobile phone.)

    More contacts

    Full contact details for Citizenship, including applications

    Asylum, Refugees & Subsidiary Protection

    + Travel document applications

    + Other contacts

    Asylum

    Web: Asylum overview

    Asylum Policy Division

    Web: Asylum Policy Division

    Reception and Integration Agency (RIA)

    Web: Reception and Integration Agency

    Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC)

    Web: Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner

    Refugee Appeals Tribunal (RAT)

    Web: Refugee Appeals Tribunal

    Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB)

    Web: Garda National Immigration Bureau

    Repatriation & voluntary return

    + Repatriation

    Repatriation Division

    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Email

    You must contact Repatriation Division by post.

    Web

    Repatriation Division

    + Voluntary return

    Voluntary Return Unit

    LoCall: 1890 551 500 (from landlines in Ireland)
    Telephone: +353 (0)616 7700

    Phones are open every Wednesday from 10.00am to 12.30pm , excluding bank and public holidays. (Rates for LoCall 1890 may increase from a mobile phone.)

    Web

    Voluntary return

    Press & freedom of information

    + Press office

    Post

    Press office
    Department of Justice and Equality
    94 St. Stephen's Green
    Dublin 2
    D02 FD70
    Ireland

    Email

    pressoffice@justice.ie

    Phone/Fax

    Phone: + 353 (0)1 602 8712 / + 353 (0)1 602 8359
    Fax: + 353 (0)1 678 9003

    Web

    Press office

    + Freedom of information

    Post

    Freedom of Information (FOI) Unit
    Department of Justice and Equality
    51 St Stephen's Green
    Dublin 2
    D02 HK52
    Ireland

    Email

    foi@justice.ie

    Phone/Fax

    LoCall: 1890 221 227 ext. 8408 or 8417 (from landlines in Ireland)
    Telephone: +353 (0)1 602 8202 ext. 8408 or 8417
    Fax: +353 (0)1 676 1837

    (Note: Rates for LoCall 1890 may increase from a mobile phone.)

    More about freedom of information

    foi.gov.ie

    + Accessibility

    Feedback & questions

    + Feedback & questions

    Post

    Quality Customer Service Officer
    Department of Justice and Equality
    51 St Stephen's Green
    Dublin 2
    D02 HK52
    Ireland

    Email

    INIScustomercomplaints@justice.ie

    Web

    Customer services

    Website

    + Web or technical issues

     

    Updated: 18 October 2016

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