If you want to enter Ireland, you may need a visa. We will guide you through the application process. Many common questions are answered in Top Visa Questions. In Ireland, the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) is primarily responsible for dealing with immigration and visa matters and you will find extended and detailed visa advice on their site.
The Embassy strongly advises customers to use a reliable courier service for the transmission of valuable documents when applying for passports and visas as items sent via local postal services may be subject to delays or loss. On no account will Irish passports be forwarded by post from the Embassy.
If you’re a citizen of a non-EU country, whether you need a visa or not, you will be subject to immigration control when you enter Ireland.