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To travel between Republic of Korea and Ireland

Irish citizens travelling to Korea must be in possession of a valid passport.

Irish citizens must travel on a valid passport when they enter the Republic of Korea (South Korea). Irish citizens can enter Korea without a visa as long as the purpose of your visit is tourism or temporary visit up to 90 days. If you want to engage in profitable activities such as employment, you must apply for a Korean visa suitable for your purpose.

To find out more about travelling to Korea, please visit the websites of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Ireland or the Korean Immigration Service.

Korean citizens visiting Ireland must travel on a valid passport. Korean citizens can enter Ireland without a visa as long as the purpose of your visit is tourism or temporary visit up to 90 days. If you want to engage in profitable activities such as employment, you must apply for Irish visa suitable for that purpose.

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation have more information on how to apply for an appropriate visa or work permit for Ireland

Working Holiday Programme

The Working Holiday Programme is an initiative by the Government of Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Korea which allows up to 400 young people annually from the Republic of Korea to take extended holidays in Ireland for up to a year, and to take employment as an incidental aspect of this holiday. The aim of the scheme is to introduce young people from the Republic of Korea to the culture, landscape and people of Ireland and to allow them to work and study English there, while they take extended holidays

Working Holiday Programme