Visa Information
Passport requirements

All nationals require a valid passport.

Only exception are nationals of the following countries who may also present an alternative document of identification instead of a passport: Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands.

Visa requirements
Who does not require a visa?
Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa when entering as a tourist:

Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Romania, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, The Bahamas, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela.

Required documents for visa application
Tourist Visa:
  • Application form
  • Passport-size photo
  • Valid passport with 1 full blank page
  • Evidence of sufficient funds for stay
  • Proof of purpose of visit
  • Visa fee payment
1) Student: a) Letter of acceptance from place of study (must be full-time and at least 15 hours study time per week). b) Proof of paid fees and sufficient funds for duration of course. c) Copies of educational qualifications. 2) Evidence that applicant is obliged to return to country of residence
Costs of Visa
  • Student Visa: 60 EUR
Single-entry / Multiple-entry. Nationals of some countries receive visas free of charge.
Time required to issue visa
  • Tourist Visa: 30-40 days
Embassy contact information
  • Embassy of Ireland in England UK: 
  • Embassy of Ireland in USA: www.irelandemb.org 
  • Embassy of Ireland in Australia: 
  • Embassy of Ireland in Canada: 

All information on this page has been carefully investigated. However visa requirements change frequently and the information is provided without any guarantee.
Before departure it is recommended to check the website of the embassy. For further questions regarding visa requirements contact directly the embassy of Ireland in your country.
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