UPDATED 16 SEPTEMBER 2021
As of 13 September, short-stay visas are again being processed. All COVID-19 restrictions on entry visa and preclearance processing have therfefore been lifted. This is in line with the Government’s next phase of response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Travellers arriving into Ireland must continue to comply fully with all public health measures. For further information, please see the website of the Irish Immigration Service.
Travel restrictions remain in place to protect public health and to mitigate the risk of new variants of COVID-19 entering the country. Details of these measures are available at www.gov.ie/travel and the Embassy's FAQ page.
Please note that visa applications may take up to 8 weeks to be processed. Once a decision has been made on your application, you will be contacted directly. In order to ensure that resources can be used to best effect, status updates on applications will not be provided. Any visa queries should be submitted by email only, to email@example.com