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Updated : 20/03/2014

Registering your non-EU family members in another EU country – Ireland

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Residence card for non-EU family members

Your family members must register their residence within 90 days of arrival.

Find out about the documents required to show there is a family relationship from the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service .

The registration certificate is valid for 5 years.

For more information, check with the authorities responsible for issuing registration certificates:

  • if you live in Dublin, the Garda National Immigration Bureau, burgh Quay 13/14, Dublin 2
  • otherwise, with your local Garda Síochána Registration Office 
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