Notice: Beware of email fraud that asks for money to get a job in Ireland

Beware of emails that ask you to pay for an 'International Employment Eligibility Clearance and Security Bond' to get a job in Ireland. If you are asked for money and you are uncertain in any way, contact us.

Read more about possible fraud (22 September 2016)

Check if you need a visa & how to apply

You may need a visa for Ireland based on your nationality and the reason for your visit.

New visa decisions

Decisions about visa applications are published here every Tuesday.

Apply for a visa

Short stay, long stay, re-entry and transit visas, including application conditions & eligibility.

About your visa

A visa allows you to travel to Ireland. It does not allow you to enter the country.

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Travel from UK to Ireland

Some travellers with a valid UK visa may not need an Irish visa to visit Ireland.



If you have questions, contact us.

Updated: 20 January 2017

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