Immigration registration

Notice | Goodbye GNIB card - Hello Irish Residence Permit (IRP)

From 11 December the previous registration certificate (GNIB card) has been replaced by a new registration certificate called the Irish Residence Permit (IRP).

See what the Irish Residence Permit (IRP) looks like & learn about important changes

Book a registration appointment in Dublin

You must live in Dublin to register or renew in Dublin.

Register for the first time

Register to stay in Ireland for longer than 90 days, including documents required.

Renew your registration

Prepare to renew if your registration expires in the next 10 weeks, including documents required.

Where to register if you live outside Dublin

Go to the registration office that is nearest to where you live.

Help & support

Get help with top appointment issues & questions.

How immigration registration works

Registration is how we record that you have been given permission to stay in Ireland.

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Stamps, permission & conditions

Your permission stamp comes with conditions. Make sure you know the rules.

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Contact & help

If you have questions, check the support centre for help.

Updated: 8 December 2017