Online Renewal Applications (Dublin Region Only)

Non-EEA nationals who have previously registered with Immigration Service Delivery (ISD) must now renew their IRP cards online.  They must submit their application and all supporting documentation online, pay the registration fee and then upload a scanned copy of their original valid passport and a copy of the IRP card (front and back). 
If the application is successful a new IRP card will be posted to the address provided.


The online renewal system will be available to all stamp categories resident in Dublin and currently in the State.  Applications cannot be made if a person is outside of the State. Where a person falsely states their address to obtain an IRP card, they will be refused Registration.

Submit an application

This is an online process accessed via INIS Online.

  • Required scanned documents: Application confirmation email, Bio page of passport and your current IRP card. Please refer to the Online Registration Required Documents Reference Guide for information on any additional documents that may be required for your particular stamp category.
  • Please note, that since 02/12/2020, there is no longer a requirement to submit your passport or IRP card by registered post. These documents must now be uploaded in support of your online renewal application

Next Steps

  • We are continually improving our processing times so you should receive a new IRP card within 10-15 working days once your application has been processed.
  • If your application is unsuccessful you will be notified by email. You may submit a request for a refund of the application fee to Please insert the word REFUND into the subject bar of your email.
  • There is no appeals process. However, applicants who are refused a permission may resubmit their application with the relevant documentation.

Required documents

As part of the online renewal process, you will be asked to upload various documents in support of your online application. These must be scanned. The only formats we accept are PDF, PNG and JPEG..

Frequently asked questions

  1. How do I make an online application to renew my registration permission?  Log on to the INIS Online application system by choosing the Registration Renewal option, followed by and Complete    Application Form and follow instructions regarding uploading relevant  documents.​
  2. What happens if I forget to upload the necessary documents as part of my application?  Once you have created an application, you may scan any additional supporting documents and resubmit.
  3. How much is renewal and how do I pay? The fee for renewal is €300 payable online as part of the application process.
  4. How long will it take to process my application after submission? 15 – 20 working days.
  5. How will I receive my application once processed?  Your new IRP card will be sent to the address provided by express post.
  6. How can I obtain an update on the status of my application?  You may submit your query by email to
  7. Can I make an application from abroad?  No - Applications cannot be made if a person is outside of the State. If you require more detailed information please check our website at at and should ensure  all documents are uploaded correctly and payment is processed electronically. Please retain a copy of your Acknowledgement Confirmation Email.

Last updated:05 March 2021