If your country is not on the list below, you need to obtain a visa before travelling to Ireland. It is recommended to contact the Irish Embassy or Consulate closest to you. If there is no Irish Embassy or Consulate in your country of permanent residence or home state, please contact your nearest Irish Embassy or Consulate for further information as to where your application should be sent. Alternatively, our team can advise you on your Study Visa application prior to coming to Ireland.
Countries whose citizens are not required to be in possession of a valid Irish visa:
Andorra, Guatemala, Poland, Antigua & Barbuda, Guyana, Portugal, Argentina, Honduras, Romania, Australia, Hong Kong (Special Admin. Region), Saint Kitts & Nevis, Austria, Hungary, Saint Lucia, Bahamas, Iceland, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Barbados, Israel, Samoa, Belgium, Italy, San Marino, Belize, Japan, Seychelles, Bolivia, Kiribati, Singapore, Botswana, Latvia, Slovak Republic, Brazil, Lesotho, Slovenia, Brunei, Liechtenstein, Solomon Islands, Bulgaria, Lithuania, South Africa, Canada, Luxembourg, South Korea, Chile, Macau (Special Admin. Region), Spain, Costa Rica, Swaziland, Croatia, Malaysia, Sweden, Cyprus, Maldives, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Malta, Taiwan, Denmark, Tonga, Dominica, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, El Salvador, Monaco, Tuvalu, Estonia, Nauru, United Kingdom & Colonies, Fiji, Netherlands, United States of America, Finland, New Zealand, Uruguay, France, Nicaragua, Vanuatu, Germany, Norway, Vatican City, Greece, Panama, Grenada, Paraguay.
For a fully to date list please go to http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/Countries whose nationals are visa required