Mayer Brown (LexBlog Ireland)
Ireland Extends Temporary Protections for Ukrainian Nationals
On February 16, 2023, the Irish government announced the extension of a Temporary Protection program for individuals fleeing the war in Ukraine. As the initial Temporary Protection program was valid for only twelve months, the first set of permissions was set to expire on March 9, 2023. Under the terms of the announcement, the Temporary...
Ireland Expands Eligibility for Multiple Entry Short Stay Visas
On April 22, 2022, the Irish government announced an expansion of the eligibility criteria for the country’s multiple entry short stay visas. The changes mean that foreign nationals from all visa-required countries will now be eligible to apply for a five-year, multiple entry short stay visa. The government’s announcement is intended to ease administrative burdens...
Early Launch of Covid Certificate by Several EU Countries
The EU plans to launch its EU Digital Covid Certificate (the “Certificate”) across all Member States by 1 July, although some countries, such as Ireland, may implement it at a later date. As discussed in our previous blog, the Certificate will facilitate travel within the EU by confirming someone has been fully vaccinated with an...