It is important to check if you require a visa to visit Ireland for study or as a tourist.
In general, students visiting Ireland from and travelling with a passport issued in European Union (EU) or European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries do not require a visa to enter the country.
Ireland does not require that passport holders of a number of other countries obtain a visa before arrival. Click here for a list of countries that do not require visas to land in Ireland.
If your country is not on this list it may be necessary for you to obtain a visa before you travel.
- If your native country does not appear on that list you will need to apply for a visa in your native country before travelling to Ireland. Please Click Here for further information and guidelines.
- If your native country does appear on that list then you do not need to apply for a visa in your native country but if you are intending on staying in Ireland for over 90 days you will need to apply for permission to remain while you are here in Ireland.Please Click Here for further information and guidelines.