Questions tagged [ireland]

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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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Buying a car in Ireland as a non-resident [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to buy a used car in Ireland as a non-resident? I am Australian and looking to buy one for the Mongol Rally. Insurance can be done, but it seems to register the car you need to ...
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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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Travel to Ireland (Dublin) with UK visa (Indian citizen) [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen who applied for a UK tourist visa (short stay, multi-entry) to be issued from India. I wish to travel to Dublin. Would I be entitled to enter Ireland? Note: I will first enter ...
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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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Irish visa refused three years ago. How to reapply?

My boyfriend got denied a visa for Ireland on the basis of: F :- Finances shown have been deemed insufficient F :- Finances:- evidence provided is deemed insufficient or incomplete - bank ...
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Is an unsuccessful UK asylum seeker allowed to seek asylum in Ireland? [closed]

I am an asylum seeker in the UK. I was refused a few times by the UK Home Office. After I went to court, I was also refused. Then I applied for further submission and was also refused. After that, my ...
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Can I travel and live in Ireland with refugee document from Malta? [closed]

My family and I were given refugee status in Malta. Can I work and live with my family in Ireland using those refugee status documents?
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I have an HP Pavillion G4 laptop

I have an HP Pavilion model G4 notebook running Windows 7. I am wondering whether it will work on the power in the UK and Ireland. I am planning on traveling there and I do have adapters for plugging ...
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Transit between LHR and LGW without visa? (Shifting airports inside UK with Irish Biometric visa)

I am travelling from India(BOM/MAA) to Dublin. I do not have direct flight to DUB as an option, the flight stops at AUH/DXB/LHR and from there to DUB. Apparently, there is a 300£ difference in the ...
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How to apply for an Irish visa if we don't have a copy of previous visa refusal letter?

I am planning on applying for a visitor visa to Ireland for my mom. We had applied for a visitor visa for my mom to Canada in 2014. It got refused due to insufficient documents. We lost that letter. ...
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Travelling to the Ireland for non-EU Nationals holding EU Blue Card

Do non-EU nationals holding a valid EU Blue Card (issued by Germany) require a visa to enter Ireland? This website says Exemptions to the requirement to have a visa for short stay visits to ...
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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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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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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 enter the UK with a valid Irish visa?

I am a Senegalese citizen, living in France. I was in Ireland two months ago, and my Irish visa has not yet expired. I am in France now, and I want to go to London. Can I travel there from France ...
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Travel to Dublin, Ireland from UK on a Tier 2 ICT long term staff partner visa

I have an Indian passport and currently am in UK on a Tier 2 ICT long term staff partner visa valid up to January, 2020. My question is whether I need an additional visa to visit Dublin, Ireland to ...

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