Temporary Protection Directive for Ukrainians

IRELAND ACTIVATES THE EU TEMPORARY PROTECTION DIRECTIVE FOR PERSONS FLEEING WAR IN UKRAINE

Who is eligible to avail of Temporary Protection in Ireland?

How long will Temporary Protection be granted

Entitlements of persons granted Temporary Protection

  • Seek employment or self-employment and vocational training.
  • Suitable accommodation, or assistance to obtain housing.
  • Receive social welfare income supports.
  • Access medical care from the State.
  • Access school public or post-primary education provided by the State for children under age 18.
  • Access other assistance as appropriate to their special needs. For example, those who are especially vulnerable such as unaccompanied minors.
  • Travel without restriction within the State.

Can persons apply for International Protection and Temporary Protection at the same time

Who is excluded from the Temporary Protection Directive

  • Where there are serious reasons for considering that the person:
  • has committed a crime against peace, a war crime or a crime against humanity, as defined in the international instruments drawn up to make provision in respect of such crimes, or
  • has been found been guilty of acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations,
  • There are reasonable grounds for regarding the person as a danger to the security of the State,
  • The Minister is of the opinion that the person constitutes a danger to the community of the State because they were convicted by a final judgment of a particularly serious crime, whether in the State or elsewhere, or
  • There are serious reasons for considering that the person has committed a serious non-political crime outside the State prior to their entry into the State.

Who needs a visa to enter Ireland

  • Ukrainian Citizens
  • Ukrainian citizens are currently entitled to travel to Ireland without a visa.

Non-EEA nationals fleeing Ukraine (including Non-Ukrainian Family Members)

Ask Additional Questions on Ukrainians Immigrating to Ireland or more general Irish Immigration matters

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