Contact INIS

    People who include the following information get an answer more quickly:

    • Name & postal address
    • Irish Residence Permit (IRP) or GNIB number, or INIS number or application reference number

    Immigration registration (find how to register)

    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

    Immigration permission (see all permission types)

    Study

    Student permission

    Residence Division (Unit 1)
    Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
    Department of Justice and Equality
    13-14 Burgh Quay
    Dublin 2
    D02 XK70
    Ireland

    Web: Student immigration permission

    Include documentary evidence for any statements you make when contacting us.

    Extension of Student Condition

    Email: unit2residencedivision@justice.ie

    Work

    Employments permits

    Employment Permits are issued by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI), not the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS).

    Web: Employment permits from DBEI

    Atypical Working Scheme

    Web: Atypical Working Scheme

    Working Holiday Authorisation for Taiwan only

    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: INISdefacto@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)

    Visas (see all visas)

    Visa contacts

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

    Re-entry visas only

    reentryqueries@justice.ie

    All other visas

    Contact Registration about GNIB cards or registration appointments in Dublin. Do not send an email to 'visamail' (Visas Division) as we cannot help you.

    Contact visamail about visa applications only. Include your Visa Application Reference Number to get an answer more quickly.

    visamail@justice.ie

     

    More contact details

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

    Citizenship (find out how to apply)

    Citizenship contacts

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    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 (read about asylum)

    Travel document applications

    Other contacts

    Asylum

    Web: Asylum overview

    Reception and Integration Agency (RIA)

    Web: Reception and Integration Agency

    International Protection Office (IPO)

    Web: International Protection Office

    International Protection Appeals Tribunal (IPAT)

    Web: International Protection Appeals Tribunal

    Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB)

    Web: Garda National Immigration Bureau

    Repatriation & voluntary return (read about repatriation)

    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 (read news & press releases)

    Press office

    Post

    Press office
    Department of Justice and Equality
    51 St Stephen's Green
    Dublin 2
    D02 HK52
    Ireland

    Email

    pressoffice@justice.ie

    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

    More about freedom of information

    foi.gov.ie

    Accessibility

    Feedback

    Customer complaints

    Post

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

    Email

    INIScustomercomplaints@justice.ie (to complain about a service or application from INIS)

    Web

    Customer services

    Website

    Web or technical issues

     

    Updated: 16 November 2017

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    Page history

    16 November 2017

    Contact address for Student Immigration permission added.

    7 November 2017

    Text added to advise users not to contact Visas for Registration/GNIB issues or appointments.

    5 January 2017

    Contact details for Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) changed to International Protection Office (IPO).

    Contact details for Refugee Appeals Tribunal (RAT) changed to International Protection Appeals Tribunal (IPAT).

    15 September 2016

    Page published.