The Immigration Service Delivery (ISD) (formerly Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) is part of the Department of Justice and and provides data about asylum and managed migration in Ireland to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.  This data is published on the EU Open data portal along with data from other European countries.

Links to open datasets about asylum and managed migration can be found below. Descriptions of the data are located on each page.


Immigration Statutory Reporting Calendar


Eurostat Plain English Documentation








Residency Permits


International Protection

The International Protection Office (IPO) is an office within the ISD responsible for processing applications for international protection under the International Protection Act 2015. It also considers, as part of a single procedure process, whether applicants should be given permission to remain. The IPO comprises, inter alia, a Chief International Protection Officer and international protection officers who are independent in the performance of their international protection functions.

Datasets about the total number of applications for International Protection can be found here:

Included in the total count are Domestic applications, relocated applications and re-applications for a declaration for International Protection (s22).