COVID-19 Update - Visa Service
As of 13 September, we are now accepting all visa and preclearance applications. For the latest information on visas please see Immigration Service Delivery.
At this time we are only accepting applications by post. Please note that COVID-19 restrictions are affecting visa processing times. 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, we ask that you do not contact the Embassy to seek updates on your application.
Please note that applications for the Ireland-Japan Working Holiday Programme are not currently accepted. Further detail on the application window for the Working Holiday Programme will be made available soon. Please check the Working Holiday Programme section of our website for more information.
All travellers arriving into Ireland must continue to comply fully with measures required by law including producing proof of vaccination, recovery from Covid-19, or a negative PCR test to Immigration Control at their port of entry. New Government advice and rules for international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic came into effect in Ireland on 19 July. Please continue to check the latest Government Advice.