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by sophie4187
Mon Jul 12, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Quick de facto enquiry
Replies: 0
Views: 463

Quick de facto enquiry

Hey guys, My girlfriend and I will be able to apply for a de facto visa in December, as we will be in a relationship for 2 years, she a Irish citizen and me a citizen of the United States. I was just wondering while the de facto is processing, am I allowed to stay in the country until I find out if ...
by sophie4187
Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:48 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: ..simple ease of mind.
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

Thank you astrid. I appreciate it. After doing lots of research, Ireland is exempt from the 90 day/180 day rule so I'm not worried about that. I was just worried about my overstay, even though it wasn't for very long. I have never done anything illegally or sneaky.. and I never tried to go around an...
by sophie4187
Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: ..simple ease of mind.
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

Oh really? I have never heard of Ireland being part of the countries who have a 90 day in 180 day period. According to the superintendent at my garda station, I could leave and come back in when my mom was due to come if I brought all my paperwork with me. On my last post, a guy even said he only wa...
by sophie4187
Sat Jun 05, 2010 4:06 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: ..simple ease of mind.
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

..simple ease of mind.

Me again.. I tend to worry too much- I know none of you can tell me what will happen exactly but just need a little honest reassurance hopefully. I have written on here many times about my situation in Ireland. I am an American citizen who is in a 1 1/2 relationship with an Irish citizen. I came to ...
by sophie4187
Fri May 07, 2010 8:22 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: overstayed due to DOJ
Replies: 2
Views: 992

overstayed due to DOJ

hi, i've been on here talking about my situation in ireland. well, i got here from the united states on january 23 and was due to leave on april 18 on a 90 day tourist stamp. my mom is due to fly in in june so i wanted to see if i could stay until then so i called my local garda superintendent and s...
by sophie4187
Wed Apr 21, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: ..still waiting?
Replies: 2
Views: 734

No, I've been here since January 23, as a tourist from the United States for 3 months. I got the 3 month stamp at the airport, which is the one that can't be extended by the garda station, it requires permission from the DOJ. I called my superintendent 2 weeks ago asking what I could do to get an ex...
by sophie4187
Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:54 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: ..still waiting?
Replies: 2
Views: 734

..still waiting?

hi all i posted last week about my permission to remain status. i sent the letter requesting permission to remain until july, 2 weeks ago as advised by the superintendent at my garda station. she said i should hear back quickly, as my 90 days is due to expire this friday. i have yet to hear anything...
by sophie4187
Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Help please.
Replies: 6
Views: 1248

Thanks guys. Is there any le-way that I could possibly get while I'm waiting for the permission to remain letter? I am due to leave Sunday, as my 90 days expires on Friday. I have tried calling everyone, no one seems to be able to know what to do.
by sophie4187
Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Help please.
Replies: 6
Views: 1248

I know that, but as I am here now, I need a 3 month extension to the 3 months I've already been here. I haven't received a letter back regarding my application for permission to remain.
by sophie4187
Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Help please.
Replies: 6
Views: 1248

Help please.

I'm in Ireland at the moment, due to fly back Sunday the 18th. I sent off a letter last week to the Minister of Justice for permission to remain, as advised by my local garda station. As my time for leaving is quickly approaching, and I have only 2 days to hear back, is it legal for me to fly back t...
by sophie4187
Thu Dec 03, 2009 11:27 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Visiting for 3 months.. Need Help.
Replies: 4
Views: 890

Well, I was just making sure because when I came in July, they just asked how long and what for.. Nothing up here.. just visiting my baby..we do plan on applying for a de facto visa but that's a while.. so just making sure I have all my birds in a row for this trip! :) thanks
by sophie4187
Thu Dec 03, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Visiting for 3 months.. Need Help.
Replies: 4
Views: 890

Thank you.. and if I'm staying with my girlfriend? Just a bank statement in case and what, a letter from her saying I'm staying with her? Thanks!
by sophie4187
Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Visiting for 3 months.. Need Help.
Replies: 4
Views: 890

Visiting for 3 months.. Need Help.

Me again.. need a bit of help.. entering Ireland in January for almost 3 months.. I am from the US and do not require a visa.. am I only allowed to come into Ireland once a year for 3 months? Also, do I need to have any documentation at entry point when they stamp my passport? I came to Ireland in J...
by sophie4187
Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: extension of tourist visa
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

If you come to Ireland for 90 days, is that the only length of time you can stay within the whole year, or just at a time?
by sophie4187
Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: working holiday visa/3 month visitor
Replies: 13
Views: 2380

Hey,

To get a working holiday visa, I can still be in college right? I take college courses online therefore can travel whenever I please. I don't have to be graduated from college to get one do I?
by sophie4187
Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: working holiday visa/3 month visitor
Replies: 13
Views: 2380

I was just making sure that when I stayed on my 90 day allowance that it wouldn't affect me getting me working holiday visa. Hi, I only know the stories about Japanese working holiday makers in Ireland. I think Japanese and US citizen are in the same situation. Some of them had been to Ireland as a...
by sophie4187
Thu Nov 05, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: working holiday visa/3 month visitor
Replies: 13
Views: 2380

"Myself and my boyfriend found out on Tuesday that we had gotten the de facto visa, so I thought I'd post what we did for anyone looking for info. I am Irish and he is Thai, we have been together for almost three years, the first year and a half, we lived together in thailand, and in the last year I...
by sophie4187
Thu Nov 05, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: working holiday visa/3 month visitor
Replies: 13
Views: 2380

http://www.newtotown.ie/forum/moving-ireland/2595-de-facto-visa-2.html they were just bf/gf and had no proof of living together and got it http://www.newtotown.ie/forum/moving-ireland/de-facto-visa-2595.html "Hi, I am a New Zealand citizen and and my partner Irish. I came over to Ireland 2008 on a W...
by sophie4187
Thu Nov 05, 2009 1:58 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: working holiday visa/3 month visitor
Replies: 13
Views: 2380

once my working holiday visa was just about up, we were going to apply for the de facto visa, as by that time, we will have been together for over 2 years..am I not allowed that? Hi, As far as I know, once your working holiday visa is up, you must leave Ireland. So you would have to apply for the d...
by sophie4187
Thu Nov 05, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: working holiday visa/3 month visitor
Replies: 13
Views: 2380

First of all, you don't have to be "physically" together for the whole 2 years, if you've proof of the relationship lasting the duration of the time. I've read plenty of posts, same sex and straight couples, that were long distance and only lived together less than a year and got the visa. This is w...
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