Questions tagged [ireland]

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

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Why must you clear UK immigration when connecting to Ireland in spite of Irish border checks?

When flying from the UK to Ireland, you'll clear immigration at the Irish airport. So why must people connecting in the UK clear immigration (and be photographed at security to prove they did this, ...
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What to do if alone in B&B and the doorbell rings? [closed]

I am currently staying in a Bed and Breakfast hosted by a family. The doorbell has been ringing intermittently for the past five minutes. The owners are currently attending other business and are ...
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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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Does a US permanent resident need a visa for Ireland?

I am a US permanent resident and I have a Form I-131 travel document. I want to visit Ireland. Can I enter Ireland with these, or am I required to apply for a visa?
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Foreign Supervising Driver in Ireland

Does anyone know if a supervising driver / accompanying driver (i.e. someone who holds a full license who accompanies a driving learner on a provisional license/learner permit) can hold a foreign ...
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Transit through UK with Irish visa

I am an Indian citizen, with Irish short stay visa (under BIVS). I am going from Delhi to LHR, and then Stansted to Dublin. So I need to change airport. In that case do I need a UK transit visa? I ...
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Does US National traveling from UK to Republic of Ireland by bus have to visit immigration for stamp [duplicate]

If there is another answered question here which addresses my question kindly point it out to me and I'll gladly delete this. I am an American who is visiting the UK. I am scheduled to travel by bus ...
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Irish passport holder travelling from Australia to Spain then Ireland. Does my spouse (Indonesian) require Schengen visa

Quick question which I am find it difficult to find the correct answer. I am travelling to Spain from Australia on an Irish passport & will stay in Spain for 1 week then fly to Dublin. My ...
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EU roaming when calling a number outside the EU?

I have a SIM card from one EU country, and travelled to another. It was after 2017-06-15, so I should enjoy the new "roam like at home" rules. I made a call to a non-EU country, expecting to be ...
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Can I go to Ireland if I'm on a 10 year ban from the UK? [closed]

I have been convicted of a serious criminal offence in the UK and received a 10 year ban. I'm an EEA national. I want to move to Dublin. I have no intention of returning to the UK, but will I be ...
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Can I travel to Ireland using a refugee document, or do I need a visa?

I have a refugee document issued by Italy. Can I travel to Ireland?
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No stamp on non-EU passport while travelling from Belfast to Dublin [duplicate]

I am an Irish citizen, along with my whole family. My in-laws are non-EU citizens. They travelled to the UK on a visit visa while they applied for an Irish visit visa in their home country. During ...
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Sufficent proof of funds [duplicate]

I am thinking about visiting Cork for 5 days In September . I need a visa , and I'm worried about not meeting the sufficient funds requirement . I'm a university student and I'll be funding the trip ...
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Is English spoken widely in Ireland?

My fiancée and I will be traveling to various places in Ireland for our honeymoon. Mostly mid-southern Ireland (Dublin, Galway, Limerick, etc.). Is there any reason to learn any basic phrases in ...
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First point of entry on U.K visa

Hi I am an Indian with a short stay UK visa and I need to travel to Derry. Can Dublin be my first point of entry or should it be a port in UK only?
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Apart from signs and units, are there any significant differences between driving in the UK and ROI?

Apparently, the Republic of Ireland uses some road signs that are more like in US and Canada than like the rest of Europe. Speed limits and distances are posted in metric. Apart from those two ...
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Ireland - what to see there? :) [closed]

So, I'm headed next week (on Tuesday) to Ireland for nearly 2 weeks, and I'm going across the country (Dublin - Kilkenny - Cork - Dingle - Galway - Belfast - Dublin) and I'd really like to take my ...
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Car Hire Ireland/Wales/England

I'm flying into Ireland in Sept. 2017 and want to hire a car for ± 30 days - BUT I want to take it to Wales on the ferry then to London and Southern England and return it to Gatwick on Oct 10? Can't ...
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Enter Ireland as non-visa national and proceed to UK - what is the allowed duration of stay?

I am a non-visa national planning to visit Ireland and the UK with entry through Ireland and onward to UK without passing through immigration control. Does the duration of stay I am given in Ireland ...
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How do I call emergency services for someone in Ireland when I am in the US?

I know this question sounds ridiculous but it's important and I need to know the answer. If I knew that somebody in Ireland was in trouble and needed help (say for example: an ambulance) but there was ...
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Indian National travelling to Dublin with a UK Visa

I am an Indian national and I posses a UK general visitor visa which was issued to me in the USA. I wish to make a short trip to Dublin after I have spent a few days in the UK. I believe that since my ...
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Are there any museums or sites in Ireland honouring Lord Kelvin (William Thomson)?

I'm travelling to the Republic of Ireland and Scotland from Australia and wanted to visit a number of sites of scientific history. One at the top of my list is Lord Kelvin. (He's important, apart ...
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Are there any museums or sites in Ireland honouring William Rowan Hamilton?

I'm travelling to the Republic of Ireland (via the UK) from Australia and wanted to visit a number of sites of scientific history. One at the top of my list is William Rowan Hamilton. I'm aware ...
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Travelling to Northern Ireland from Republic of Ireland

I am a non EU National and currently residing in Ireland. I intend to travel to Northern Ireland (i.e. Belfast) by road and also possess a UK Standard Visitor Visa. Is there any Immigration Control ...
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Do British citizens need a passport to visit the Republic of Ireland?

I am flying from Manchester UK to Knock in the Republic of Ireland for one week in June 2017 on FlyBe. I am British, born in Yorkshire 1946, and my passport has expired. At 71 years old, I am not ...
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Applying for an Ireland visa after refusal by the UK [closed]

I visited Ireland in May 2016 for a 7-day holiday and I left the country at the end of that week. In February 2017, I applied for a UK visa to attend a conference and I was refused; the visa officer ...
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Will standard UK Visitor Visa be granted if the visa at the current country of residence expires?

I am resident in the Republic of Ireland. My visa expires in June, 2017. I would like to travel to the UK on the Standard Visitor visa which is valid for 6 months. However my visa at the current ...
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US I-130 denied under INA 204-c, will this affect my Employment Visa Application to Ireland? [closed]

I originally applied for a permanent resident green card in the US back in '08 with my then spouse, but due to the fact that we were having marital issues, she sabotaged the interview, and I got ...
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Why does Irish visa require so much paperwork? [closed]

My Ukrainian friend, living and working in Germany is applying for an Irish visa for a 5-day trip. She has an invitation letter from an Irish citizen. The Embassy required her to send these by post: ...
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Syrian refugee in Germany: Visit Ireland after being denied once [closed]

I am a Syrian refugee in Germany. Last year I wanted to visit Ireland, but at the airport they did not let me in as they said intentions for visiting Ireland were not genuine. Can I try to visit ...
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Can I travel to Ireland with just my Convention 1951 refugee document?

I have a refugee document issued by France. Can I travel to Ireland with this, or do I need a visa?
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For an Indian citizen, will a UK Tier 2 short term ICT visa be sufficient to travel to the Republic of Ireland and fly back to UK? [duplicate]

Having Indian citizenship, will a UK Tier 2 short term visa be sufficient to travel to the Republic of Ireland (Not Northern Ireland")? I have spent a few weeks in UK and my visa allows me to spend ...
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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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If an EU ID card is sufficient to enter Ireland, why did my friend get asked for a passport?

As far as I knew, an EU ID card from any EU member state that issues them should be sufficient documentation to enter any other EU member state directly by air. I recently pointed this out on a ...
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Given I am living in Iraq, where do I apply for an Irish visa?

I am an Iraqi doctor and I have a job offer in Ireland. Given I am living in Iraq, where do I apply for an Irish visa?
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UK visit visa to get married rejected [closed]

I am a Moroccan. I met a British woman in 2013 and we decided to get married. We thought everything would be easy. She started working in a shop for 8 pounds per hour. Then I applied for a UK visit ...
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I'd like to study in Ireland for 4 months, with a Schengen visit in-between. As a visa-free national, would I need to apply for a regular visa? [closed]

I plan to travel to Ireland (for a study program) for about 4 months. In the middle of this period I'll want to fly to the Netherlands for a week. I also might want to visit the UK in this period. I ...
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Aer Lingus Stopover with no time at destination

Ok, so I purchased what I thought was a round trip ticket from BOS to SNN (Boston to Shannon) airport for a family of four. The Itinerary seemed strange, but the price was very good courtesy of ...
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Schengen visa for an Indian student in Ireland

I currently studying in Ireland and would like to apply for a Schengen visa to visit Iceland. I'm planning to go by the end of January. Where to apply for visa in Dublin? What are the general ...
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Is Ireland visa appeal effect to the German student visa [closed]

I applied for an Ireland visa under Conference/Event sometime back. My visa not rejected but I had to appeal with some documents. But I did not appeal because my conference's deadline was passed. The ...
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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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What legal documents are Italian citizens supposed to carry when traveling to Ireland?

This summer I would like to go on vacation in Ireland for two weeks with my girlfriend. I'm 21, she is 19 years old. We're Italian. I have a driver's license and carta d'identità. Question: As an ...
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Can I travel to the Republic of Ireland from the UK without a passport?

I've searched on the net, and I'm getting mixed answers. Some sites saying "You don't need a passport, a form of identification (ie: driving license) is fine", and others saying "You need a passport". ...
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How do I get a passport stamp when traveling from Ireland to the UK?

How do I get my passport stamped with an entry stamp to UK from Republic of Ireland? I need to be able to show my exit from Ireland. I'm not an EU/EEA citizen.
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Port Removal from Ireland and ILR Application in the UK [closed]

I'm an Irish citizen - my girlfriend and I live in London. Last Christmas we tried to go to Ireland on the boat, but my girlfriend didn't have her passport with her (she is not an EU citizen). The ...
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How common are border checks on buses and trains Dublin-Belfast (and back)?

I've read stories about buses being stopped on the motorway Dublin-Belfast for immigration checks, and border guards boarding the Dublin-Belfast train for checks. How often does this actually happen? ...
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Irish Extension Reply - can I wait?

So I applied for a medical extension on a Irish 90 day visa. I enclosed medical note and cancer unit recommendation for followup now due to new symptoms. I sent a registered priority mail a week ago ...
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How does the British-Irish Visa Scheme (BIVS) work?

I am an Indian citizen and have applied for the Standard Visitor visa to the UK, and wish to travel to Ireland by using the BIVS scheme. Do I need to fill up a separate application for BIVS ...
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How long before I can re-enter the UK after Youth Mobility?

I complied with the rules by leaving after 2 years in UK and didn't overstay. It's been 3 months since I exited UK. I flew to the Republic of Ireland and have been a tourist doing unpaid writing and ...
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Is it possible to join someone to help them with the border security process at the airport?

As a Turkish citizen, I have lived in Ireland for over a year now. My wife is planning to visit me before the end of the year. She will board a plane from Turkey, and I will pick her up from the ...

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