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?
- Our Location and Opening Hours
I already have a UK or Schengen visa
- I have a residency Visa/leave to remain/work permit/travel document for the UK?
- I hold a Schengen visa: do I need a visa for Ireland?
- I live in Northern Ireland: do I need a visa
- I am currently on holiday/visiting family and/or friends. Can I apply for a visa?
- I am resident in the UK and require a visa to travel to Ireland: How do I apply?
- What documents do I need?
- Once I’ve completed my online application, do I have to do anything else?
- I’m going to Ireland for a short visit, what supporting documentation do I need?
- 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?
- I sent in my application by post but it was returned to me – why?
- 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?
Working Holiday Authorisations (WHA) FAQ – Australian Passport holders only
- Can I apply for a Working Holiday Authorisation (WHA) at the Irish Embassy in London?
- How long does it take for the WHA application to be processed?
- Can I just go to Ireland and make the application there? Or can I make the application in London and then pick up the WHA in Dublin?
- I want to make a WHA application but I can’t leave my passport with you for 6 weeks as I’m doing some travelling in the meantime: what can I do?
- I’m in the UK, my passport has been stolen and it has my valid Irish WHA in it: what do I do?
- How much does a WHA application cost?