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Top Visa Questions

Main Visa Questions

Do I need a visa to travel to Ireland?

How much does a visa to Ireland cost?

Can I pay by cheque or credit/debit card?

How long does it take to process my application?

Do I need an appointment to lodge my visa application?

I already have a Schengen visa

I hold a Schengen visa: do I need a visa for Ireland?

I am currently on holiday/visiting family and/or friends. Can I apply for a visa?

I am resident in Germany and require a visa to travel to Ireland: How do I apply?

Supporting documents

What documents do I need?

Once I’ve completed my online application, do I have to do anything else?

I’m only going to Ireland for a couple of days, do I still need to provide all of the supporting documents?

My application

How do I find out the status of my application?

I sent my documents in to your office by post: how do I know if they have arrived?

My visa application has been refused: why?

Do I have to go to the Visa Office to lodge my application?

Can someone lodge an application at the Visa Office on my behalf?

All other questions

I want to apply for an Irish visa but due to travel commitments I need my passport. What can I do?

How do I get a multi entry visa?