IPO Publications

Further International Protection Office publications will be added throughout the year.

Information Booklet for Applicants for International Protection (IPO 1)

International Protection Act 2015

Information Booklet for Unaccompanied Minors/Separated Children (IPO 3)


Prioritisation for Applications for International Protection under the International Protection Act 2015


Other Relevant Publications:

UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


IPO Information Notes


              * Please note, further language versions of this document will be available soon. 


IPO Letters



Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) Publications:

On the commencement of the International Protection Act 2015 on 31 December 2016, the Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) was abolished and responsibility for the investigation of applications for international protection was transferred to the new International Protection Office (IPO) within the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS).