Renew Stamp 4 as a recognised refugee or someone with subsidiary protection or Leave to Remain status
To remain in Ireland lawfully when your current Stamp 4 expires, you must renew your immigration permission and registration in person at a registration office.
If successful, you'll be given a fresh stamp in your passport or travel document and a new Certificate of Registration (GNIB card).
You want to renew Stamp 4 as a as a recognised refugee or someone with subsidiary protection or Leave to Remain status. Change your answers
Confirm your expiry date
The expiry date for your current permission & registration is shown in your passport or travel document and on your Certificate of Registration (GNIB card).
To apply for a renewal, you must visit a registration office within the 2 week period before expiry.
Prepare to renew
When you were first granted permission to stay in Ireland, you were sent a letter with detailed information about your permission and related conditions.
The letter also contained information about how to renew.
When you are sure you have everything, visit a registration office in person.
Read a longer description of the renewal process and what happens.
Help & information
Contacts for Refugee and Subsidiary Protection status
International Protection Office (IPO)
79-83 Lower Mount St
Contacts for Leave to Remain status
Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
Department of Justice and Equality
13-14 Burgh Quay
Tel: + 353 (0)1 616 7700
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Updated: 5 January 2017
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5 January 2017
Contact details for Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) changed to International Protection Office (IPO).
5 September 2016