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183. Deputy Gary Gannon asked the Minister for Justice the reason for the delay a person (details supplied) has experienced in renewing a GNIB card; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [56553/21]

Answer

Minister for Justice (Deputy Helen McEntee): I am pleased to inform the Deputy that the person concerned has obtained a first-time registration appointment via the Registration Appointment Booking System. They should attend as scheduled and present their passport and other required documents to facilitate their registration. Further details are available on my Department's Irish Immigration website at:
www.irishimmigration.ie/registering-your-immigration-permission/how-to-register-your-immigration-permission-for-the-first-time/requirements-and-documents-needed/ .
Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to my Department by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility, inisoireachtasmail@justice.ie, which has been specifically established for this purpose. This service enables up to date information on such cases to be obtained without the need to seek information by way of the Parliamentary Questions process. The Deputy may consider using the e-mail service except in cases where the response is, in the Deputy’s view, inadequate or too long awaited.