Newcomers – Welcome To Galway

Here we are providing some information for newcomers

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After you arrive: Immigration requirements Important!
Under immigration rules, all non-EU students must notify the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) within 7 days of any changes to their registration details, such as address, whilst they are in Ireland. This can be done either by post or fax.

Any correspondence should include your name, GNIB registration number, previous recorded address, new address and telephone contact number.

Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) Fax: 091 768003
Postal Address: GNIB, Unit 2, Liosbaun Industrial Estate, Tuam Road, Galway

If you required Multiple entry visas in Dublin

Social Welfare Services:
To apply for bank account and social welfare benefits you need PPSN number
For kids and spouse will get social welfare benefits contact given below address.

Hynes Building, St. Augustine Street, Galway, Co. Galway
Telephone: (091) 500800
Fax: (091) 500808
Opening Hours: 9:30 – 16:00, Open Thu. 10:30
PPSN Registration Centre: This office is a PPSN registration centre

Communication to India:  to call inda these are very cheap, check the given below links and install voip dailpad in your pc or laptop
Internet: NTL (UPC) Eircom

Asian Food Store
Terryland Retail Park,
Co. Galway,

Terryland Asian Foodmarket
Unit 6A Terryland Retail Park
Headford Road, Galway

Aroma Foods
,Rahoon/Shantall > Galway

Other shopping places: ALDI, LDIL, Tesco, Dunnes
City Taxi
00353 (0) 91 525252
00353 (0) 91 533333
00353 (0) 91 569369
Big O Taxi: +353 91 585858

Bus services: