Ireland Visas

Get your visa for Ireland with Visa First

Irish visas are certificates added to your passport or travel document, showing your autorisation to land in the State, while still being subject to immigration control at the point of entry to the State. There are several visa categories working holiday, student, tourist, business and work permits. Visa First can help you find the Irish Visa which suits you best - whether you're planning to temporary visit or move to Ireland permanently.



Working Holiday

Ireland Working Holiday Visa

The Irish Working Holiday Visa entitles young people aged between 18 and 30 to enjoy an extended holiday supplemented by casual employment for up to 12 months in Ireland.

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Tourist

Ireland Medical Treatment Visa

The visa is granted to applicants who need medical treatment in Ireland and cannot be performed in the country of residence.

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Ireland Re-Entry Visa

Applicants who have visa and need to leave Ireland for a short period will need re-entry visa to return back to the state.

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Ireland Tourist Visa

The Irish Visitor visa allows people to go to Ireland for tourist and business purposes. With such visa you can stay in Ireland for a period of up to 90 days.

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Business

Ireland Business Short Stay Visa

If you are working outside of Ireland and you need to visit Ireland for business, negotiations or an event this is the visa you need.

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Ireland Conference/Event Visa

This visa is granted to people visiting Ireland for event, conference or exhibition related to their business.

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Ireland Training Visa

The Ireland Training Visa is granted to applicants who need to take part in education, training in Ireland for up to 90 days.

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Work Visas and Permits

Ireland Atypical Working Scheme

The Irish Atypical Working Scheme is a new type of working scheme which will allow non- EEA nationals who will be coming to Ireland to work on short term basis (between 14 and 90 days).

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Ireland Business Permission Visa

If you are a non-EEA National who intends to come to Ireland in order to establish a business, you will require a business permission from the Irish Government to do so. The Business permission is granted for an initial period of 12 months. You will be issued a letter granting you permission to engage in business.

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Ireland Contractor Permit

The Contracter Service Permit is for foreign nationals who will be providing services to an Irish entity on a contract for services basis. This is a work permit which facilitates the transfer of non-EU employees to work on the Irish contract in Ireland.

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Ireland Critical Skills Employment Permit

The Irish Green Card Scheme enables individuals with specific qualifications, skills and experience to work in Ireland for an Irish company/employer in occupations where skills shortages exist. This Irish Employment Permit is initially valid for two years and can normally be renewed indefinitely.

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Ireland Exchange Agreement Employment Permit

Ireland Exchange Agreement Employment Permit is issued to people who are willing to work in Ireland and have offer for a speciffic business and company. The application can be submitted either by the employer or the employee.

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Ireland Intra-Company Transfer Permit

The Intra-Company Transfer Scheme in Ireland facilitates the transfer of foreign nationals in senior management and key personnel positions to the Irish branch of an overseas or multi-national company for usually 12 or 24 months.

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Ireland Reactivation Employment Permit

Ireland Reactivation Employment Permit allows applicants who were legally working in the State and were stopped by a fault done by others to reclaim their work rights again.

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Ireland Sports And Cultural Employment Permit

It allows people with the relevant qualifications, skills, experience or knowledge in the area of sport and culture to stay and work in the relevant field.

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Ireland Third Level Graduate Scheme

This programme allows students to stay in Ireland and continue searching for employment, applying for green card or work permit.

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Ireland Trusted Partner

Companies that hold trusted partner status are granted privileges that allow their employment permit applications to be processed significantly faster that under the standard permit processing time guidelines.

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Ireland Work Permit

This Irish Work Permit enables non-EU citizens to work in Ireland in an eligible occupation for an Irish company, if an EEA or Swiss national cannot be found to fill the position.

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Ireland Work Permit - Spouse & Dependants

The spouses and dependent children of Ireland Permit holders now have easier access to employment in Ireland under arrangements introduced by the Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment in Ireland.

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Ireland Work Permit Renewal

Ireland Work Permit Renewal is granted to people which work permit expires and needs renewal. Not all work permits can be renewed.

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Student

Ireland Student Visa

Applying for an Irish student visa gives you the opportunity to immigrate to Ireland on a temporary basis in order to undertake a course of study in the country.

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Migrant visas and Citizenship

Ireland Citizenship

You can apply for Irish citizenship by descent if one of your parents were Irish citizens when you were born or if one of your grandparents is an Irish citizen. You can apply for citizenship though naturalization if you have been a resident of Ireland for min 5 years in the last 9.

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Partner/Spouse and Family

Ireland Join Family Visa

It is granted to people who want to visit Ireland for more than 3 months and have family member who is Irish citizen.

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Ireland Partner Visa

Ireland Partner Visa allows partners with long term relations to stay together in Ireland.

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Investor

Ireland Immigrant Investor Programme Visa

If you are a non-EEA national who would like to invest funds in Ireland you may apply for the Irish Immigrant Investor Programme.

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Ireland Start-Up Entrepreneur Programme Visa

The Start-up Entrepreneur Programme is suitable for people with entrepreneurial ability and good financial backing who wish to start a business in the innovation area.

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