Registration under Investor & Entrepreneur Schemes

To stay in Ireland for longer than 90 days to start a business or make a significant investment, you must first apply for permission under the Investor & Entrepreneur Schemes.

If your application is successful, you will be sent a letter with information about your permission including how to register. Read a summary of the registration process.

If you have not yet applied for the Investor & Entrepreneur Schemes or have not received a letter or reply, find out what to do next below.

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Apply for permission

Investor & Entrepreneur Schemes

The Investor & Entrepreneur Schemes may grant you permission to stay in Ireland if you start a business or make a significant investment subject to certain conditions and minimum values.

Read a longer description and how to apply.

Permissions letter

If your application is successful, you will be sent a letter that includes information about the permission granted to you and what to do next.

This includes how to register with immigration.

If you applied for the Investor & Entrepreneur Schemes but have not yet received a response or a letter, contact INIS for an update.

Immigration & registration

Before travelling to Ireland, check if you need a visa.

If you are allowed into Ireland, an immigration officer at border control will stamp your passport and then add a date to the stamp.

You must visit a registration office in person before this date to:

  • Confirm the permission in your letter, ie to work
  • Register your details with immigration

If you don't register in time, you may have to leave the country.

Consult your letter for detailed information about how to register or read a summary of the registration process.

Help & information

Investor & Entrepreneur Schemes
Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
Department of Justice and Equality
13-14 Burgh Quay
Dublin 2
Ireland
D02 XK70

Email: investmentandstartup@justice.ie

 

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Updated: 5 September 2016

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