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You will be asked a series of visa questions. Once these are answered we will then send you a receipt which you will need to return to us along with your passport. You can pay by credit card over the phone or by money order made out to Traveltowork Ltd*.
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You should apply for your Ireland Work and Holiday Visa approximately three months prior to your intended arrival in Ireland. The latest date that your visa can be dated is three months from the day it is issued. If you apply more than three months in advance the visa will start three months from the date of issue.
The average processing time for Ireland Visas is 2-3 weeks. We recommend you allow 4 weeks for the whole process in case there are delays with immigration. You are advised not to book your flights until your visa has been processed.
Yes, you must have sufficient funds to partially support yourself during your stay in Ireland. For example, a bank statement showing evidence of: From Australia: AU$2,500 plus a return ticket or AU$5,000.
Yes, but in order to apply for a Working Holiday Visa to Ireland from the UK you must have a valid UK visa. It is not possible to apply from within the UK without having a valid UK visa or if you are in the UK and your visa has expired.
There is no certain period that you have to spend outside Ireland so that you could go back as a visitor. You simply need to leave Ireland once your working holiday visa expires and then can re-enter as a tourist for up to 3 months. However it will be good if you have a bank statement showing that you will be able to support yourself during your stay.
I don't think that you will be able to process your application with the Irish Embassy in London as they are organizing it only for Australians who are in the UK. I presume that you will have to lodge your application with the Irish embassy in Canada.
When applying for the Irish working holiday visa you must provide an original bank statement showing that you have AUS$2,500 and a return ticket or AUS$5,000 (this is approximately £ 3000 if you don't have a return ticket or £ 1500 if you do).
If your French Schengen visa was issued as a Multi Entry one and is still valid there should be no problem to travel to the Netherlands directly or to any other Schengen country without going to France at all.
You need to provide either a ticket that you will leave Ireland once the visa expires or you simply need to have more funds available in your bank statements so that you could purchase a ticket once you're due to leave.
I presume that you're asking about the Irish working holiday visa. If so there is absolutely no problem to use your scholarship as proof of income. As long as you're able to provide the required minimum of sufficient funds of AUD 5000 (or the equivalent in GBP) or AUD 2500 (or the equivalent) and a photocopy of an air return ticket this will be just fine.
If you hold an Australian passport there will be no problem to get the Irish Working holiday visa from the UK. You need to have a flight out of Ireland and sufficient funds of AU$ 2500 that will be absolutely fine. Or if you don't have a return ticket, you need to be able to show proof of funds for AU$ 5000.
US passport holders are eligible to apply for the Irish working holiday visa. At the moment we are able to help only with info pack but not with the actual visa lodgment. We can send you the application form that needs to be completed with list of the required supporting documents and detailed instructions how to apply. We will also check your documents and make sure that they are OK before you submit your application so that you can be sure that the visa won't be refused.
Basically you need to be in your home country once you apply for the Irish working holiday visa. Only Australian passport holders are allowed to apply for this visa from the UK. If you want you can contact the Irish Embassy in South Africa and check if you will be allowed to apply from there.
The Irish working holiday visa will start from the "Valid From Date" that will be stated on the visa label. Usually the valid from date is the issue date of the visa. The visa starts running regardless of whether the applicant enters Ireland or not.
If the UK bank that you have an account with has branches in Ireland you will probably be able to use the same account. Still the National Insurance number is valid only for the UK. You will need to obtain an Irish work number - Personal Public Service Number (PPS number).
Unfortunately Canadians must apply from Canada and through an organization - SWAP. What we can do for you is provide you with an Information Package on the processing and the application forms. The fee for this is CAD200 for the half pack without accommodation and CAD300 for the Info pack with 2-nights accommodation.
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