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A visa is a certificate in your passport or travel document that shows you're authorised to land in a country. However, there may be a number of other conditions you need to meet before you’ll be allowed to enter that country.
People from certain countries need a visa to enter Ireland. Find out more about applying for an Irish visa.
If you’re travelling abroad, you may need a visa to enter your destination.
We answer the most frequently asked questions about applying for an Irish visa if you are resident in the United States.
The J1 Working Holiday Agreement between Ireland and the US allows certain categories of Irish and US citizens to work and travel in each country for up to 12 months.