Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) is the Irish immigration authority.
All students are required to register with GNIB within 3 months of arrival in Ireland. The purpose of the registration is to inform the authorities of your intention to stay and study in Ireland.
Garda National Immigration Bureau
13-14 Burgh Quay
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 666 9130/01
You will be issued with a GNIB card valid for 1 year, and this card needs to be renewed on a yearly basis.