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Questions tagged [ireland]

The third-largest island in Europe, located in the northwest of continental Europe.

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Travel purpose for a family member traveling with a student to Ireland

I have applied for a student visa to Ireland and I am trying to apply for a visa to my mother to accompany me. What is the purpose of travel that I should write in the application?
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Does the UK-Ireland Common Travel Area have both border agencies at ports?

For example in Dublin airport, does the UKBA check that you have a valid UK visa? And vice versa? If not, doesn't that mean travelers can use that as a loophole? Let's say someone has trouble ...
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Irish Residency

Two questions, does Irish residency give you permission to travel to mainland Europe without needing a visa? Secondly does the Irish residency give you access to the United Kingdom in terms of tourism ...
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Can I travel to Kenya without a passport even though I'm a citizen?

My passport got burned but I'm still obviously a dual Irish/Kenyan citizen. I have a valid Irish passport and was wondering if I booked a ticket from Dublin to Kenya, could I travel on my Irish ...
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Do Indian citizens need Ireland Transit Visa at Dublin Airport on a journey from USA to India? [duplicate]

I am travelling to India via Dublin and need to change flight, airline and terminal at Dublin Airport. It is one ticket though. Flights are American Airlines and Etihad. Do I need short stay visa or ...
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Reapply Irish Visa 1 year after refusal

I had applied for irish visa 1 year back which got refused due to insufficient funds. We dropped the plan of travel then and did not make any appeal. Now when i try to apply and book an appointment i ...
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What is the procedure to enter in Schengen countries for a Long term Type D visa holder?

I'm an Indian national. I will be going to Ireland on the 5th January 2019 for studies. I will be holding type D visa issed by Ireland. I want to travel to France for couple of days. What is the visa ...
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Can I get a student visa to Ireland after deportation from France 5 years ago?

I am an Mongolian. I entered Spain in 2011 with a Schengen travel visa which we all needed to get in order to enter any European country. So at first I intentionally overstayed my visa for almost 2 ...
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What should I do if I no longer have an old visa refusal document?

I'm a Zimbabwean national and I was denied a Canadian visa on the 19th of February 2008. I have written to the Canadian Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa requesting a copy of a refusal letter as I am ...
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Passport requirements on entering Ireland as a citizen

Basic premise of this question is what are usual requirements for entering Ireland through Airport Immigration - and does this change based on where you departed from? Basically - I'm a citizen and ...
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Do i need a UK transit Visa to go to ireland from India [duplicate]

I am an Indian. i have short stay visa (Biometric) category c to attend conference in Ireland. my connecting flight is from Heathrow. Do i need a UK transit visa for that?
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What are the options for travelling from Belfast airport to Sligo?

I'm looking to land at Belfast International Airport at around 2055 and would like to travel to Sligo the same day. What are the best options for getting there? I'm having difficulty finding a ...
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Can I apply for an Irish visit visa and a UK visit visa at the same time?

Me and my family are going to Dublin and Belfast for 10 days, they are US citizens and I am a green card holder and a Filipino citizen living in the US. I have read on the website for Ireland and UK ...
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What is the correct procedure for a visa national to enter Ireland by land? [duplicate]

A few years ago I travelled to the Republic of Ireland from the UK, taking a ferry to Belfast and driving across the border from NI. As a UK national this wasn't a problem, but I'm trying to work out ...
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Will previous deportations show up on my application for a Schengen visa?

I’ve been deported from Ireland at the airport. I did not have a copy of my hotel reservation with me, so I gave the airport clerk the hotel number; she called and she made sure about the reservation, ...
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Indian National Travel to UK with Irish Visa (visitor, No BIVS) [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen traveling to Dublin. My Irish visa does not have BIVS endorsement as it was issued in a center outside India. I am flying into Dublin, staying there for a few days and then ...
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Will being denied entry influence my dependent visa request? [closed]

I am applying for a dependent visa for Ireland as my spouse is already there working on a critical skill visa. I did my masters degree and was on a valid work visa living in Northern Ireland (UK). I ...
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Will a US visa refusal affect an Irish visa application?

I am applying Irish for an business visa, but 3 months ago my US visa was refused. Is that going to affect my Irish visa application? Should I mention about my US visa refusal in the Irish visa ...
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As an Indian citizen with a U.S. permanent resident card, will I need a visa to travel from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland?

I am a permanent resident in the USA. I have an Irish tourist visa. While in the Republic of Ireland, I would like to take a day tour to Giant's Causeway (Northern Ireland). Will I need a visa for the ...
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How to get BIVS endorsement on an Irish visa? [duplicate]

I am planning a trip to Ireland to meet my friend (who is pursuing her master's there) and also travel to the UK with her. I want to apply for an Irish short-stay visa, which will be valid for travel ...
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Applying for Ireland Visa with UK valid Visa [closed]

I intend to visit Ireland during my 15 days vacationing in the UK. Please, what are my chances of getting the visa? I plan to submit the following documents Hotel Reservation for 2Nights Employment ...
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Can a foreigner on a B1/B2 visa apply for an Irish visa from the Irish embassy in the US?

My Sri Lankan friend is planning to visit the USA for a conference. While she is in the USA, she has to apply for an Irish visa, since she doesn't have time to do that after returning to Sri Lanka. ...
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How long does it take for Ireland to process a work permit and entry permit? [closed]

My friend who is in Sri Lanka is required to travel to Ireland in October to start work there. But her work permit is getting delayed because of some delays on their side. Normally, how long does it ...
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Can a BIVS visa holder visit Amsterdam for 2 days?

I am visiting Ireland and London the next 9 days on a BIVS visa and I want to stay in Amsterdam for a very short time, 2 days only. Can I get a visa on the spot for Amsterdam for 2 days? I don't have ...
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Ireland visit visa for work permit holder parent

I am currently working on a critical skills employment permit, I am married and have a daughter, my wife and daughter were issued dependent visas November last year. Now I would like to apply for a ...
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Why did a Dublin immigration officer write “IT NI” on my passport stamp?

A few weeks ago, I landed in Dublin to visit my partner and friends that I have in Northern Ireland. On seeing that I had previously been a UK resident, the immigration officer asked me lots of ...
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Applying for an Irish business visa in the UK with an Indian passport and UK dependent visa [duplicate]

I'm an Indian national and hold an Indian passport with a UK dependent visa stamped. I'm travelling to the UK at the end of this month to visit my wife. I need to travel to Ireland for work in August. ...
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Uncertain about Schengen visa application question about residency type

I'm on a critical skill permit in Ireland. My son and wife are also with me as dependents. We are registered with GNIB (Garda National Immigration Bureau) cards and have our multi-entry visa. While ...
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Is a UK 'Leave to Enter' stamp still valid after being in the Republic of Ireland on a work permit?

I am a Canadian citizen and do not usually require a visa to enter the UK for tourism or a family visit. In late February, I travelled from Canada to the Republic of Ireland for work and connected ...
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Meaning of “visa policy of Ireland grants visa-free entry to all Schengen Annex II nationalities”

I am travelling to Ireland and I was wondering whether I can use my Irish visa to also enter France. From this similar question I see that I must get a separate visa for entering Ireland even if I ...
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Can you visit the UK after being refused entry to Ireland?

My friend went to Dublin through an agency but was denied entry as even though he had a return flight, digs set up and spending money; they did not believe he would go home. He was sent back to the ...
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Moving to Republic of Ireland with a UK re-entry ban [closed]

The background is: I am a UK citizen and my wife is a South African citizen My wife has a ban from the UK for 12 months (due to an overstayed visa, mistakes were made on our end with the dates) I ...
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Traveling to Ireland through London Heathrow: Is UK transit visa needed?

I am traveling to Cork, Ireland on a short stay (C) visa. It is not a biometric visa. I hold an Indian passport and am traveling from USA where I am a permanent resident (green card) holder. I am ...
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Visa requirement for Ireland

I intend to visit Ireland for 2/3 days, I have a valid UK visa stamped C Family Visit. Do I need a visa for Ireland, I will be in the UK before visiting Ireland?
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Do I need a valid US visa to fly (travel) via Dublin? [duplicate]

I am from India. My US visa has expired and I will be getting it stamped in India. I would like to know if I can fly via Dublin/Ireland without leaving the airport. The previously asked question about ...
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What's the procedure for achieving Irish Tourist visa for spouse of Irish resident?

I will be relocating to Dublin, Ireland on employment visa with a Critical Skill Employment Permit. My wife, who is a Bangladeshi passport holder, needs a visa to enter Ireland. We couldn't apply for ...
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Are tourist visas given to people with only family ties? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen. I plan to visit Ireland as a tourist this July, and so I am applying for a short term stay type C visa. From the INIS website (http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/Visit%...
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Traveling to Ireland [duplicate]

I have some plan to travel to Ireland. I have currently working in Netherland. I am non-eu citizen but have Netherland identity card and was wondering if I need to apply for visa to visit Ireland for ...
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Will a Cyprus visa refusal affect our application to Ireland?

My partner is a Jordanian national and we applied for a tourist visa to Cyprus. We had everything in order but they rejected him because they were not satisfied with his hotel booking. It was a ...
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Indian travelling to Ireland from the UK [duplicate]

If I, an Indian citizen, have a valid UK visitor visa and want to travel to Ireland under BIVS, is there a required amount of time that I need to spend in the UK before travelling to Ireland? Do I ...
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UK Transit Visa - confusion on whether I need it

I am traveling to Montenegro from Dublin and I need to transit through London. I have a biometric Macedonian passport and an Irish visa. Do I need a visa to transit through London? I'm not sure if I ...
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Do we need to apply for a transit visa in advance for Dublin (DUB), Ireland?

This is my first-time travel through Dublin (DUB), Ireland. During my trip, it says I have to change planes at Dublin (DUB). Connection time is around 4 hours. But still, it says I need a transit visa....
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If someone holds an Afghani passport, an Italian ID card and a visa, can they travel to Ireland with the Afghani passport?

If someone holds an Afghani passport, an Italian ID card and a visa, valid for 5 years, can they travel to Ireland with the Afghani passport? Or do they need a visa if they don't have an Italian ...
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Do Indians with a UK visa need another visa to go to Belfast or Dublin?

I have a valid UK visa. To visit Belfast or Dublin will I need another visa? I am going to spend two days in each place.
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Indian traveling to Ireland via the Netherlands

I have an Indian passport and I'm traveling to Ireland mid-June 2018. I will be staying in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for 3 days, before flying to Ireland. The Ireland visa website tells me that I ...
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Do I need an airport transit visa in Dublin when flying from the US to Manchester, England (US citizen)?

I'm originally from Nigeria. I have a US passport. Do I need an airport transit visa at Dublin when flying from the US to Manchester in UK? I also have my Nigerian passport.
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Visa needed for Ireland ? (Dublin)

I am travelling to the UK on a tourist visa (valid for 6 months) in about 10 days. I also have the BIVS stamp on it and wish to travel to Dublin. Is it possible, as my friend who lives in the UK and ...
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Visas How to get a Russia visa [duplicate]

I have been talking to a chick that says she needs 4500 euro in her bank account in order to obtain a 90 day tourist visa to visit Ireland.
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Do you need a passport to take the ferry from France to Ireland?

As seen in the Politics SE: Right now, you can jump on a ferry in France, head over to Cork, drive up to Belfast and catch the ferry to Liverpool, without ever showing your passport to anyone. It ...
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Iceland's Schengen Area situation

Since Iceland is part of the Schengen Area is it possible to travel there by plane from mainland Europe (Schengen Area country) without a passport? The Schengen Area has abolished passport control ...