Visa requirements for Ireland


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Citizens from about 100 countries need a visa in order to visit Ireland. All visitors must apply by registering an online account, filling in the application form, paying the fee, and submitting their application form along with their travel documentation and a passport sized picture. This is an incredibly time-consuming, frustrating, and bureaucratic process that we do not want you to worry about. iVisa leaves you to plan the rest of your trip worry-free while we take care of your application. All you have to do is complete our streamlined application form and you will receive a ready-to-print application form that you'll mail along with your passport. Yes, it's that simple.
Required Documents to Apply
  • Scan of your biometric passport
  • Travel itinerary
  • Accommodation information (both in your home country and in Ireland)
  • A credit/debit card or a PayPal account
  • Depending on your marital status, you may be asked to present information about your spouse or other dependents
  • Proof of sufficient funds
  • Your travel history
Important Instructions
  • You can apply for an Ireland Visa if you want to visit the country for purposes such as tourism, business, transit and anything else except studying, getting married, or working within Ireland.
  • An Irish Visa will allow you to stay in the country for up to 90 days after entry.
  • The Irish Visa is a single-entry visa. Only visitors who have previously traveled to Ireland on at least two occasions can apply for a multiple-entry visa.
  • If you plan to travel to Northern Ireland, you unfortunately have to apply for a UK Visa instead.
  • It’s not required that you book a flight in order to apply for your visa.
  • Completing the online form for an Irish Visa is not the same as fulfilling your application. In order to complete your Irish Visa application, you will need to print the online form, sign it and send it to an Irish Consulate or the Dublin Visa Center along with your passport and two passport-sized pictures.
  • Bear in mind that obtaining an Irish Visa is a long process that takes between 2 to 3 months.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Ireland Visa is a travel authorization that allows citizens from eligible countries to enter Ireland for purposes such as tourism, business and other purposes that do not involve marriage, studying or working in Ireland.
We require the following to submit your application:
  • A current biometric passport that is valid for at least six months upon arrival
  • Your travel itinerary
  • Proof that you will be able to support yourself and any dependents traveling with you during your trip
  • Accommodation details
  • A debit/credit card or PayPal account for payment
The cost of a standard Ireland Visa is 68 USD. Additionally, there is a service fee of 30 USD for standard processing. For rush processing and super rush processing the service fee is 45 USD and 60 USD, respectively.
It depends on the method of processing time you chose. We offer three options:
  1. Standard Processing Time : 12 weeks
  2. Rush Processing : 10 weeks
  3. Super Rush Processing : 8 weeks
The standard Ireland Visa has a validity of 90 days after entering Ireland.
The Ireland Visa allows visitors a single entry.
No. The Ireland Visa is just a travel authorization. It’s up to the country’s customs authorities to allow entry to a visitor after procedure checking upon arrival.
The traveler must apply for this visa at least 2 months before traveling to Ireland.
Upon arrival in Ireland, you need to present your passport, which must have the Irish Visa Sticker, along with your returning flight confirmation and documents that specify what you will be doing while in Ireland.