Permission to join a non-EU/EEA & non-Swiss citizen living in Ireland

Apply for permission to join your family member in Ireland via the schemes or programmes described below.

Find out how to prepare for border control, if you need a visa & more. These can affect your application in important ways.

Join your long term, de facto partner

Apply for De Facto Partnership Immigration Permission.

A de facto relationship means you and your partner are not married, but are both committed to a shared life together to the exclusion of all others, ie as if you were married.

Join your family member if you are an elderly & dependent relative

Apply via Stamp 0 for permission to live with your family member in Ireland if you are an elderly, dependent relative (eg elderly parent) of a non-EU/EEA & non-Swiss citizen who has legal residence here.

Read a longer summary about how to apply as an elderly & dependent relative.

Join another family member, eg spouse, parents

Apply based on the rules described in the Policy Document on non-EEA Family Reunification (PDF 330KB).

Read a longer summary about how to apply as a family member.

 

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Updated: 20 December 2016

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20 December 2016

Section added : "Join your long term, de facto partner"

Change : From "Join another family member, eg spouse, partner, parents" to "Join another family member, eg spouse, parents"

9 December 2016

Page published.