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.
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
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.
If you have questions, contact us.
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