Questions tagged [ireland]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Visa to Ireland with a European residence permit [duplicate]

Does a russian citizen holding european residence permit need a visa to go to Ireland? I found that there are special conditions for family members of Union citizens, so would like to know if it ...
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90 non-consecutive day - 180 stay in Ireland

You address the 90 non-consecutive day stay out of 180 days in the Schengen. In this explanation the 180 day count begins on the initial day of entry. You then have 90 (89)days within the next 180 ...
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Is it necessary for a family member of an EU citizen to write travel dates in the visa application for Ireland?

I am applying as a family member of an EU citizen for Ireland. I want to clarify, is it compulsory to write the intended dates of travel on the visa application?
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Can I fly out of Ireland to my home (India), having entered Ireland via the UK on a UK/Irish visa programme?

I am planning to visit Ireland and would be applying for a UK short stay visa, I am planning to book flight tickets in such a way that I will satisfy the conditions specified by the UK/Irish visa ...
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Detention and removal of an EU citizen from the UK

I am a Spanish citizen, and I came to the UK in 2017. I was detained because I was rough sleeping, and held in a detention centre. I chose to leave the UK. When I tried to come back, I was told that ...
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Is it compusory for a family member of EU citizen to provide information of accomodation in Irish visa application?

I am applying for Irish short stay visa as a family member of EU citizen. Is it necessary to write the accommodation details in Irish application.According to Directive 2004/38/EC, it is not required ...
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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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Special Schengen visa requirements for non-EU citizens residing in Ireland?

I am a citizen of Kazakhstan, but I work and live in Ireland. I have IRP (Irish Residence Permit) with Stamp 1 and my de-facto partner has IRP with Stamp 3. If I apply for Schengen visa from here, ...
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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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Flying from Germany to Chicago with a 4hr layover in Dublin - Will I need a transit visa

I'm Filipino on an F1 Student Visa from the US. I'm flying back to the US from Germany. I have a 4 hour layover in Dublin on my flight back to Chicago. My flight arrives in Terminal 2 and I depart for ...
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Do I need a UK visa if I have a visa for Ireland? [duplicate]

I have lot of confusion. I am traveling from Bangalore (India) to Dublin (Ireland) and I have a stopover of 4h15m in London Heathrow; I have to change terminals from 2 to 5. I have valid Irish Join ...
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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? [closed]

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 for an Irish Visa 1 year after refusal

I applied for an Irish visa a year ago. This was 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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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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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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