What’s New

Here you will find the most recent information on the International Protection Office, as well as information on any relevant changes affecting international protection.

 

September 2017                                                                                                                                                       

Introduction to the European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2017 is now on-line. 

The IPO Information Note on European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2017 English language version is now on-line.

The IPO Information Note on European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2017 translation version is now on-line.

S.I. No. 409 of 2017 - European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2017 is now on-line.

S.I. No. 137 of 2015 - European Union (Subsidiary Protection) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 is now on-line.

S.I. No. 426 of 2013 - European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2013 is now on-line.

August 2017

The IPO August 2017 statistics report is now on-line.

July 2017

The IPO July 2017 statistics report is now on-line.

June 2017

The IPO June 2017 statistics report is now on-line.

May 2017

The IPO May 2017 monthly statistics report is now on-line.

April 2017

The IPO April 2017 monthly statistics report is now on-line. 

March 2017                                                                                                                                                           

The IPO March 2017 monthly statistics report is now on-line.

February 2017                                                                                                                                                     

The IPO February 2017 monthly statistics report is now on-line.

February 2017                                                                                                                                  

Clarification regarding the deadline for the return of the Application for International Protection Questionnaire (IPO 2) is now on-line.

February 2017

The International Protection Office and UNHCR statement on the prioritisation of applications for international protection is now on-line.

January 2017                                                                                                                                                        

The IPO January 2017 monthly statistics report is now on-line.

January 2017                                                                                                                                                       

The IPO Information Note on Transitional Arrangements (IPO 12) English language version is now on-line.

January 2017

​The IPO Information Note on Transitional Arrangements (IPO 12) translation version is now on-line

January 2017                                                                                                                                                        

The IPO Letter - Category 1 - on Refugee Applications in ORAC (Application for refugee status was made before the commencement date and where a report had not been prepared by ORAC under section 13 of the Refugee Act 1996 by that date) is now on-line.

January 2017                                                                                                                                                   

The IPO Letter - Category 2 - Refugee Appeals (Application for refugee status which was on appeal before the RAT before the commencement date but was not decided by the RAT by that date) is now on-line.

January 2017                                                                                                                                          

The IPO Letter - Category 3 - Subsidiary Protection (Application for subsidiary protection was made prior to the commencement date and ORAC had not commenced the investigation of the application by that date) is now on-line.

January 2017                                                                                                                                          

The IPO Letter - Category 4 - Subsidiary Protection (Application for subsidiary protection was made prior to the commencement date and ORAC had commenced the investigation of the application by that date) is now on-line.

January 2017                                                                                                                                          

The Information Booklet for the Applicants for International Protection (IPO 1) English language version is now on-line.

January 2017

The Information Booklet for the Applicants for International Protection (IPO 1) translation version is now on-line.

January 2017                                                                                                                                        

IPO Information Note on Investigations for International Protection and Consideration of Permission to Remain after 31 December 2016 is now on-line.

December 2016                                                                                                                                             

The International Protection Act 2015 is now on-line.

December 2016                                                                                                                                     

IPO Information Note for Applicants for International Protection (Refugee Status and Subsidiary Protection) commencement of International Protection Act  2015 English language version is now on-line.

December 2016                                                                                                                                     

IPO Information Note for Applicants for International Protection (Refugee Status and Subsidiary Protection) commencement of International Protection Act  2015 translation version is now on-line.