INIS services

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) provides immigration, citizenship, asylum protection services and more. Read a longer description about INIS and what we do.

Visas

You may need a visa to come to Ireland if you are a non-EU/EEA & non-Swiss national.

Immigration permission

Apply for permission if you want to stay in Ireland for more than 90 days.

Registration

If you get permission to stay in Ireland, you must register yourself with immigration.

Citizenship

Irish citizenship can be acquired by naturalisation, by descent and by entitlement.

Asylum

You may apply for protection if you cannot return to your home country because you fear persecution.

Additional services

INIS also oversees repatriation, implements immigration policy and supports the Minister for Justice and Equality in relation to asylum, immigration, visas and citizenship.

 

Contact

If you have questions, contact us.

Updated: 4 October 2016

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