• Government Offices Reopen, Appointments Rescheduled
  • November 17, 2017

  • Executive Summary

    Government offices have reopened following Storm Ophelia. Authorities will contact foreign nationals to reschedule appointments initially planned for October 16.


    The situation

    Government offices have reopened following Storm Ophelia.

    Appointments will be rescheduled

    The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service advised that they will contact foreign nationals affected by the closure to reschedule their appointments at the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) office at Burgh Quay in Dublin.

    Foreign nationals attending at other GNIB offices outside Dublin should contact their local office to confirm if the office is accepting applicants.

    Citizenship ceremonies cancelled on October 16 will be rescheduled before the end of the year.

    What this means for foreign nationals

    Foreign nationals whose appointments were cancelled on October 16 should receive notice of their new appointments in the next few days.