Visas

Apply for a visa

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

Check if you need a visa

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

Decisions on visa applications

New decisions on visa applications are published here every Tuesday.

Re-entry visas

Leave Ireland for short periods if you live here & have a valid Certificate of Registration ('GNIB card').

Apply early for a re-entry visa

Apply by post 8 weeks before you travel and earlier before busy periods, eg summer holidays.

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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.

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Contact

If you have questions, contact us.

Updated: 27 June 2017

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