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.
  • Do not submit your documents by post until you have received the application confirmation email.
  • Where to send it / how to submit it: Submit your application online and place the required documents i.e. the original in-date passport, the original IRP card and a copy of the confirmation page in a strong envelopeYOU MUST PRINT THE STAMP NUMBER APPLIED FOR ON THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR ENVELOPE and submit it by Registered Post only to OREG, Immigration Service Delivery, 13-14 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 D02 XK70.  (Passports sent by ordinary post will not be processed).

Next Steps

  • We are continually improving our processing times so you should receive a new IRP card within a maximum of 10-15 working days once your application is approved
  • If your application is unsuccessful you will be notified by email. You may  submit a request for a refund of the application fee to
  • There is no appeals process. However, applicants who are refused a permission may resubmit their application if they feel they have omitted relevant documentation.

Required documents

You will be asked to upload the following documents with your online application. These must be scanned. The only formats we accept are PDF, PNG and JPEG.

  • Biometric page of your current valid passport(s).
  • The front and back of your current IRP card.
  • Proof of private medical insurance.
  • An original letter from your college/school confirming you are enrolled as a student.
  • Proof that you have paid college/school fees.
  • Proof that you have an attendance record of at least 85% at your school/college. (Required for people on English or Irish Language courses).
  • Proof of your exam results (Required for people on Third Level Degree College courses).

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? 10 – 15 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. Can I collect my application once processed for INIS? No.  Your new IRP card will be posted to you.
  7. How can I obtain an update on the status of my application?  You may submit your query by email to
  8. 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 Extended FAQs for Irish Residence Permit Renewal - Students in Dublin RegionApplicants should ensure  all documents are uploaded correctly and payment is processed electronically. Please retain a copy of your application confirmation e-mail.


Last updated:22 December 2020