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Applying for a visa for Ireland

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Applying for your visa 

If you are required to apply for a visa to visit Ireland, you can do this online but must do it from within your home country. The online application portal will have all instructions tailored to your location. Applications will be in English, and you will need to be able to print at the end. You will also have to send in some supporting information like your passport/travel documents, and possibly biometric information. It is recommended you complete the application at least 3 months before your planned travel. A single entry short stay ‘C’ visa costs €60, while multiple entry will run €100. Transit visas are €25.

If for some reason the online application portal is not available in your country, download an application form and contact the Irish consulate or embassy in your country.

 Good to know:

Ireland is not part of the Schengen area. If you are travelling to Europe with a Schengen visa, you will still need a separate visa to enter Ireland.

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Irish Immmigraiton
Irish Immmigraiton
3 years ago

Just to let you know there is a new airish immigration app on the iPhone and android that will certainly help

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natalia.monterov
natalia.monterov
5 years ago

I\'m from Chile and will be travelling to Ireland for two months on vacations to a friend\'s house... do I need to buy a health insurance? Thanks

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