Living in Ireland

Guidance on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU, accessing healthcare, getting a document legalised, English-speaking lawyers, how to vote abroad.

  1. Apply for a UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC)

    Applying for your free Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) or European Health Insurance Card (EHIC): who can apply and where you can use them.

  2. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised.

  3. Healthcare for UK nationals living in Ireland

    How to get state healthcare if you’re living, working or studying in Ireland.

  4. Ireland travel advice

    Latest travel advice for Ireland, including how to stay safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and information on returning to the UK.

  5. Ireland: lawyers

    List of lawyers for British nationals in Ireland.

  6. Ireland: medical facilities and practitioners

    List of medical facilities and practitioners for British nationals in Ireland.

  7. Living in Europe: citizens' rights if you moved before 1 January 2021

    Information for UK nationals living in the EU, EEA EFTA countries and Switzerland since before 1 January 2021, including guidance on residency and healthcare.

  8. Living in Ireland

    Information for UK nationals moving to or living in Ireland, including guidance on residency, healthcare and driving.

  9. Support for British nationals abroad: a guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCDO can provide.

  10. UK benefits if you’re going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you’re abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  11. Voting if you move or live abroad

    How to vote if you move or live abroad, including eligibility and registration