Welcome to the official Visa First blog!

Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more



ESTA USA – What Is It & How To Apply

The United States is a fantastic place to visit for tourism, business, and other reasons such as medical care. If you want to go to the USA by air or sea or just pass through the country, you may be wondering if you need a visa or an ESTA and if you are eligible to […]

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Top Things To Do In Laos

Known for its vast mountainous landscapes, ancient temples, unspoiled jungles and authentic cuisine, Laos is definitely a destination worth adding to your bucket list. A lesser-known spot for tourists in comparison to its more popular neighbours, Thailand and Vietnam, the natural beauty and charming rural villages of Laos will make you fall in love with […]

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10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Applying For A Visa

Planning an international trip? Great! Do you need a visa but feeling overwhelmed over how to apply for one? The truth is that applying for visas is not particularly fun but are a necessity when travelling internationally. Applying for a visa can often be stressful and the paperwork can be a thorn in your side. […]

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Travel and Visa Bulletin – the Latest News from International Embassies

This bulletin was last updated on 3 September 2020. Canada – How to extend your Working Holiday POE Letter of Introduction The Canadian government has announced travel restrictions that impact IEC participants – particularly those whose Point of Entry (POE) letter is expiring in the next 30 days and are currently unable to travel to […]

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Five Pain Points Visa First Can Solve For Your Business

Do you regularly travel abroad for business meetings, conferences and events? Proper organization before such trips and events is really important as many things might go wrong.   A lot of factors need to be considered before travelling to conferences or business meetings around the world. We can encounter a range of problems from the […]

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Why Choose Visa First?

Visa First is an Irish-based leader in visa processing and immigration services. We process short-stay tourist and business visas, employment permits and working holiday visas. If you’re planning to travel, vacation or study abroad, and you require a visa or work permit, we can help you apply for the one you need. Some of our […]

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Please Beware of Scam Emails!

Fraudulent emails have been doing the rounds from a company calling themselves Visa First Global Fastservice.  Please click on the below image to see an example: In the emails, Visa First Global Fastservice is claiming they are Visa First. We can confirm that this company is NOT associated in any way with Visa First. The […]

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Visafirst Was Named One of the Best Workplaces for 2017

The annual award Great Place to Work Awards 2017 was held in Clayton Hotel, Dublin. The awards are given to companies with great culture and work ethic. It is important to be mentioned that 70% of the score is generated by the feedback provided by the employees of the nominated companies. The results are summed […]

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International Money Transfer Services

Make it Easy, Fast and Secure Transferring money abroad is always a delicate and very important step of your overseas trip. It has to be handled with attention to details, especially when the amount of money is significant. VisaFirst offers money transfer services which can ensure a safe transfer of your money to the desired […]

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Top 10 Countries with Highest Job Opportunities

One of the most important decisions a person has to take is finding a good job and a professional environment. A long time ago people used to work for one employer their entire life and usually it used to be where they were born. Nowadays technology and the modern way of life give the opportunity […]

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