Asylum

Notice: European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations, 2017

New regulations relating to the making of applications for subsidiary protection in the State came into effect from 2nd October 2017.

Read the notice about the European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations, 2017

The asylum system in Ireland

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

How to apply for asylum in Ireland

To claim asylum you must be in Ireland and submit an application.

Asylum decisions & appeals

Your application may be granted or refused. If it is refused, in some cases you can submit an appeal.

Support & services for asylum applicants

While your application is reviewed, you'll be given a safe place to stay and access to basic services.

 

Contact

If you have questions, contact us.

Updated: 22 September 2017

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