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Questions tagged [ireland]

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

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Is transit Visa required at London and Dublin? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Canada with layovers at London and Dublin ( Mumbai - London - Dublin - Canada) with British Airways. I have an Indian passport and Canadian Student Visa. Both the layovers are below ...
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Would UK visa ban affect Ireland student visa application [duplicate]

I was refused a UK visit visa for my graduation in the UK last year and also penalized with a 10 years ban. The reason for the penalty was that I over stayed my previous visa by one day and I failed ...
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Are entry stamps issued at all ferry ports travelling UK-Ireland?

I'm soon travelling with a US citizen from UK to Ireland and back by ferry. Based on my findings, it would appear entry stamps can be issued at Irish ports coming from the UK, but not at British ...
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Booking last minute accommodation in Ireland

I am planning to visit the west coast of Ireland in a few weeks time to travel along some of the Wild Atlantic Way. I will be travelling through both the Republic of Ireland, and Northern Ireland. ...
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Denied boarding although I have proper visa and documentation. To whom should I make a complaint?

I was traveling from Germany to Ireland, with UK tourist visa. I am a Turkish citizen and I am allowed to do so. (Visa waiver programme) I checked in to the flight, and made my boarding pass signed ...
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Do I need to travel to the UK to renew my Kenyan passport?

I'm a dual Kenyan citizen living in Ireland. I lost my Kenyan passport that I got in 2010 last year when moving house. I wanteed to apply for a new one as I'm travelling abroad this December. I heard ...
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What do non-EU/Schengen citizens need to do when travelling within the Common Travel Area (CTA)?

With the Common Travel Area forming a partially open-border zone, what should a non-EU/Schengen citizen travelling within it keep in mind? For example, do passports get checked, and perhaps stamped, ...
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I’m going to Portugal from Latvia and my flight has a layover in Dublin, Ireland. Do I need a transit visa in Ireland? [closed]

I’m going to Portugal from Latvia and my flight has a layover in Dublin, Ireland. Do I need a transit visa in Ireland ? Or I can stay in transit zone in Ireland ? Please help me to for this. I’m going ...
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Can I make a short trip to Northern Ireland?

I am an Indian having UK's Tier 2 Visa. I have spent a month in Sheffield, UK. Now I want to visit Northern Ireland, Belfast. Can I make a short trip there with Tier 2 Visa. Or I will have to apply ...
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Could I be denied entry into Ireland due to medical and police situations during a previous UK visit?

I am an American seeking to enter Ireland for a four-day trip next month. I have documentation for my lodging, funds, and return ticket, so ordinarily I would be fine to enter. However, I have an ...
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Ireland, car hire & SCDW

I'm planning a touring trip of Ireland, arriving at Knock airport, so need a hire car. I've read all the warnings about the hard sell of SCDW that I'll probably get when picking the car up, and I'll ...
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Irish passport application - parental signatures do not match

Does anyone know if the requirements around parental signatures on child Irish passport applications/renewals? Background: I recently submitted my daughter's renewal application for her passport only ...
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Are gas/petrol stations in Ireland typically “pump your own gas/petrol”?

In past trips to Ireland, I remember petrol stations being full-service like the US states of Oregon and New Jersey. I also remember a few self-service stations. But I don't recall which was more ...
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Traveling to UK and Ireland on Indian Passport BIVS [duplicate]

I am traveling to Ireland later this month and I had the following questions: I am looking to enter Ireland from Belfast (taking a train from Belfast to Dublin on during end of May). I will be ...
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Do I need any vaccination for Europe-USA-SouthAmerica trip?

I am Colombian citizen currently living in Ireland. I plan to go to Miami and then to Colombia, returning using the same way. Is there any vaccination requirement in this case?
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India to Glasgow via Dublin Etihad Airways [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Glasgow via Dublin on Etihad Airways. I am an Indian citizen and have a UK standard 6-months visa (which has not been used before). The flight from Abu Dhabi to Dublin ...
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Travelling to Ireland with an Italian 1951 Convention travel document

I am a holder of the UN 1951 Convention travel document issued by Italy - an EU country. I have been traveling within the Schengen area for many years. In one week I'm going to Ireland. Do I require a ...
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Do I need an airport transit visa for Dublin, Ireland en route to the UK?

I am Haitian, and traveling with a Haitian passport. I have to go to London with a work permit (tier 2 visa) on the 29th of July but I have 2 hour transit in Dublin. Do I need a transit visa? Can I ...
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Transit visa requirement for UK or Ireland [duplicate]

I am Indian citizen travelling from Delhi to Toronto. I am having visa for both Canada and USA. My flight is via London and Dublin. Do I need transit visa for UK or Ireland.
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Do I need an Irish transit visa to connect in Dublin onto UK? (Saudi passport and UK visa)

I'm a Saudi passport holder with permanent residence in the United States, and I'd like to book a flight from Washington to Edinburgh with a three-hour layover in Dublin. I know there's a Common ...
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UK citizens traveling to Ireland with a child having no passport, what's the alternative for the ID?

I understand from various answers here, and from .gov.uk that I don't need a passport to travel to Ireland: I can just show my UK driver's license. But what if I'm travelling with a 10 year old child ...
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Are visa-free visitors to Ireland less likely to be denied entry when compared to the UK?

We have an extensive database of questions on this site about various problems when crossing the UK border. Citizens of nationalities who are visa-free for both Ireland and the UK might therefore ...
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UK-Ireland day-trip by ferry, will my passport be checked and stamped at both ports? [duplicate]

I have a Canadian passport. I entered the UK with it, and I want to take a day-trip to Ireland. Will my passport be checked, if so, will it be stamped at both ports (going by ferry)?
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Writing retreat to Ireland [closed]

My girlfriend and I are planning a one-week writing retreat to Ireland, but we're finding it difficult to find a place that is: Relatively cheap (i.e., around 300 euros for 6 nights) "Traditionally ...
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Travelling to UK and Ireland

I am an Indian studying in Austria. I have a Studyweek program in Enniscrone, North West Coast of Ireland. I want to know whether I can visit UK with that Visa.
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Where to obtain Irish passport stamp when entering from Northern Ireland? [duplicate]

I'm going with an American friend from Belfast to Dublin by bus. Despite the lack of border control at the land border due to the Common Travel Area agreement, non-EU/EFTA nationals are supposed to ...
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How did the Dublin airport immigration agent know that I was refused entry to the UK after visually inspecting my passport?

I attempted to enter the UK through London and was asked some personal questions that really triggered me and I just answered them very vaguely and evasively because they made me feel uncomfortable ...
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Can I ship a laptop to people in Canada and pick it up off them in Ireland?

I'm a Canadian citizen currently studying abroad in the United Kingdom. My laptop recently broke and I need to buy a new one. The specific model I want does not ship to the UK. It is however, easy to ...
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Will I get a passport stamp if I go to Ireland from Germany on a U.S passport?

Due to extenuating circumstances, I'm running out of time to get my residence visa in Germany (I'm a graduate student in Berlin) -- I've been told that I need to leave the Schengen area for a week or ...
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Renting a car in Ireland & Great Britain: 1 rental or 2?

My wife, two kids and I will be traveling in Ireland and the UK Nov. 1st through 21st. We're flying into and out of Dublin. Our plan is to do a clockwise tour: Fly into Dublin -> Belfast -> Scotland ->...
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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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my girlfriend is colombia and needs to pass through UK

basically, my girlfriend will need to pass through USA Orlando airport and the UK in Manchester airport to arrive at Dublin, will she need any kind of visa for both countries since she is Colombian?
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Irish on-arrival visa for UK visa holder [duplicate]

I have a client from India, with a UK visa, who will be visiting UK first then coming to Ireland for one night for a business meeting. I believe he can get an 'on arrival visa' at the airport. do you ...
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will my ireland visa get rejected if my schegen netherland visa was rejected in janaury2019? [closed]

i am planning to travel ireland to meet my family member from india , she is studying pursuing masters , recently i had planned a trip all together to netherlands with family memeber joining me on ...
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Business visit in Ireland followed by tourist visa in Netherlands

I have an interview in Dublin, for which I am planning to take a short-stay business visa. After that I'm planning to go to Netherlands on a tourist visa (Schengen). INIS says, Travel to-or-from ...
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which country to visit first while two different country tourist visa in my passport

The question might be silly, but I just need to know. Please help. I am a Bangladeshi ordinary citizen, hence Bangladeshi passport holder. I applied for Irish short stay(90 days)visit visa and got ...
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How to use a North American smartphone in Ireland (Republic + North)?

I will be visiting Ireland (Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland) this summer (first trip in Europe!) and I'm from Canada. We want to be able to use our (unlocked) Smartphones in Ireland for: ...
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I was refused landing in Ireland and banned for 5 years

I was refused landing in Ireland from South Africa and banned for 5 years. I was about to be deported, but I contacted the agent who brought me to Ireland and informed him that I was to be deported ...
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Can I visit Ireland if I’ve voluntarily left the UK? [duplicate]

I left the UK voluntarily last year and have been given notice that I am not allowed to renter the UK for another 2-5 years. However, nothing is mentioned about Ireland. I have a couple of friends ...
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Do embassies know about visa refusal in other countries?

I was applying for an Ireland tourist visa. One of the questions asks whether I have been refused a visa for any country and, if yes, details of the refusal must be given. It further states that ...
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UK Visa - landing in Dublin but staying in Belfast

I have a multi-entry UK Visit Visa and have used to visit Belfast multiple times transiting via Heathrow Airport. Can I arrive at Dublin Airport on direct flight from Middle East then catch the bus ...
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How do i find out how long my uk ban is?

We lived in the UK from 2012 on ancestry visa, which we applied to be extended in 2017, but South Africa lost my children's passport, so they invalidated that application. In the meantime my husband’...
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How to prepare a successful application for Irish visa as a family member of an EU citizen?

My husband is a British citizen and currently living in the UK. I am a Pakistani national and currently living in Pakistan. I want to apply for a visa of family member of an EU citizen. I also have ...
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Travelling to Ireland with UK short-term student visa with no BIVS endorsement (Indian passport)

I am an Indian passport holder. I am currently on university exchange in the UK using my UK Type C Short-term Student Visa (i.e. NOT a Tier 4 long-term student visa). My UK visa is valid for 180 days. ...
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I'm an Irish citizen living in a different EU country, can I use my foreign ID if it has my Irish nationality on it [duplicate]

I'm just asking out of curiosity. I'm an Irish citizen currently living in Estonia. I have an Estonian ID card which has my Irish nationality on the card. Can I use this card to enter Ireland and can ...
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Banned from Ireland for 5 years, want to visit UK with my husband

I was banned from Ireland for 5 years for deception in 2015. My husband (principal) and I want to apply for UK tourist visa this year 2019. I hope being banned from Ireland will not jeopardized our ...
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uk student visa ban for 10 years due to lack of fund [duplicate]

I have been banned from the UK until February 2021 when I applied for a student visa in 2011 and was refused entry. This was due to a lack of fund in my account. The money was deposited by my agent ...
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Can I request for BIVS visa while going for job interview in Ireland?

Here - https://www.dfa.ie/media/embassyindia/ourservices/bivsinformationnoteforpubrev3.pdf, it states that Visit (family/friend) Visit (tourist) Conference/Event Business category visas are ...
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Do I need an airside visa (or anything else) for transit via Heathrow from South Africa to Ireland? [duplicate]

I am traveling from South Africa on Virgin Atlantic to Heathrow airport where I change plane to Aer Lingus for the final leg if my journey to Dublin, Ireland. My bags are being checked through to the ...
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Do I need to attach my Australian visa with the visa application as an EU citizen for Ireland?

I am going to apply for Ireland as a family member of an EU citizen. Previously I visited Australia. As Australia provide e-visa,there is no visa proof attached on my passport. Do I need to attach the ...