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    Immigration Service Delivery (ISD) Online – Terms & Conditions

    Access to the ISD Online website and its use is governed by the terms and conditions set out below. These terms and conditions are important and are for the protection of both you and the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (ISD), Department of Justice. Please take the time to read them carefully. By proceeding further you will be deemed to have accepted them.

    1. This website is established in Ireland in accordance with the laws of Ireland. When you use the site, you accept that your use of the site and any information on the site, will also be governed by the laws of Ireland, and where applicable the laws the European Union. If any dispute arises from your use of the site or any of the information on it, you agree to allow such dispute to be determined by a competent authority or court in Ireland.
    2. ISD retains all rights (including but not limited to, copyrights, patents, trade secrets and any other intellectual property rights) in all versions of this website.
    3. ISD reserves the right to make changes to the information, design and services provided in the website without notice and without liability. Every effort will be made to advise of changes in advance.
    4. ISD reserves the right to add, amend or vary the terms of this agreement by publishing notice of such changes on its website and the continued use of the service will signify your acceptance of the changes.
    5. Where information is transmitted to ISD using this website, ISD has no responsibility for the accuracy, veracity or completeness of same and for any errors in the manner of its input.
    6. ISD will not be liable for the use or misuse of this function.
    7. All areas of the ISD Online website are housed on secure servers. To verify the security certificate, double click on the yellow lock icon on the status bar of your browser. This is located on the bottom right hand corner of the browser.
    8. ISD makes every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for users to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. ISD cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material off this website.
    9. Any personal data volunteered by applicants shall be processed in accordance with applicable rules on data protection.  The Department’s Data Protection Policy sets out how DJE secures and manages personal data in accordance with the principles and rules laid down by the GDPR. It can be viewed by clicking on the following link - Department of Justice Data Protection Policy

    Copyright and re-use of public sector information

    All of the information featured on our website is the copyright of the Department of Justice unless otherwise indicated. You may re-use the information on this website free of charge in any format.

    The Department of Justice complies with the Regulations on the Re-use of Public Sector Information and we encourage the re-use of the information that we produce.

    Re-use includes copying, issuing copies to the public, publishing, broadcasting and translating into other languages. It also covers non-commercial research and study.

    Re-use is subject to the following conditions. You must:

    • Acknowledge the source and our copyright in cases where you supply the information to others
    • Reproduce the information accurately
    • Not use the information in a misleading way
    • Not use the information for the principal purpose of advertising or promoting a particular product or service
    • Not use the information for or in support of illegal, immoral, fraudulent, or dishonest purposes



    The contents of these pages are provided as an information guide only. They are intended to enhance public access to information about Government and its Departments. Every effort is made in preparing material for publication, however no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of the State for any errors, omissions or misleading statements on these pages or any site to which these pages connect. Although every effort is made to ensure the reliability of listed sites this cannot be taken as an endorsement of these sites.

    Linked Websites

    ISD Online does not review or monitor any websites linked to the site and is not responsible for the content of any such linked websites. Your linking to such websites is at your sole risk. We cannot be held responsible for the information, products, or services obtain on such other sites and will not be liable for any damages arising from your access to such sites. Any links to other sites are provided merely for the convenience of the users to this site and the inclusion of these links does not imply an endorsement of the linked sites or the content therein. In addition, you agree not to link your websites or any other third party website to the site without the express prior written consent of ISD Online. ISD Online reserves the right, at any time, for any reason not prohibited by law, to deny permission to anyone to link a website to the site.

    No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

    As a condition of your use of the site, you warrant to ISD Online that you will not use the site for a purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.


    You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and ISD Online as a result of the within terms and conditions or use of the site. Any rights not expressly granted to you herein are expressly reserved by ISD Online.


    Updated 03 February 2020