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Notice: Irish Refugee Protection Programme (IRPP) Humanitarian Admission Programme 2 (IHAP)

The Department of Justice has launched the Irish Refugee Protection Programme (IRPP) Humanitarian Admission Programme 2 (IHAP). This programme allows Citizens, beneficiaries of international protection, and programme refugees to propose eligible family members for consideration for admission to Ireland.

See the full programme details here.........

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.

Labour market access

Eligible International Protection applicants can apply for access to the labour market.

Self-employment permission renewal

Eligible applicants can apply for renewal of their self-employment permission.

Support & services for asylum applicants

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



If you have questions, contact us.

Updated: 2 July 2018