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Key Points

  • Ireland will permit foreign nationals who applied for renewal of their expired residence permits to enter the country until January 31, 2023, with the expired permissions


The government of Ireland will allow foreign nationals holding expired Irish Residence Permits (IRPs) with pending renewal permissions to travel to the country with expired authorizations. These measures will allow eligible foreign nationals to continue to travel to Ireland until January 31, 2023, with expired permissions, so long as proof of renewal can be demonstrated through an OREG number. Travelers should also print the Travel Confirmation Notice before arrival.

What are the Changes?

The government of Ireland announced an initiative to facilitate foreign nationals traveling during the holidays. According to the government, these measures were introduced due to ongoing processing delays in the country.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Ireland’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Department of Justice, Ireland

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