IRELAND

Ireland, Capital: Dublin, Currency: EuroIRELAND

Capital: Dublin, Currency: Euro

Read on to this section to find-out about details of the nearest embassy of country or consulate of the country you want to visit.

New Delhi

Name: Embassy of Ireland

Address: C-17, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri

City: New Delhi – 110 021

Country: India

Telephone: 011- 4940 3200

Fax: 011- 4059 1898 / 2687 3335

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0930 to 1330 hrs & 1430 to 1700 hrs.

Email: newdelhivisaoffice@dfa.ie , newdelhiembassy@dfa.ie

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All Passports are processed in New Delhi only. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

New Delhi

Name: VFS Ireland Visa Application Centre

Address: No.5, S-1 Level, E Block, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place

City: New Delhi – 110 019

Country: India

Telephone: 022- 6786 6033

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1230 hrs & 1330 to 1700 hrs

Visa Timings: 0900 to 1230 hrs & 1330 to 1500 hrs

Email: info.irelandin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All Passports are processed in New Delhi only. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 0900 to 1230 hrs & 1330 to 1500 hrs

Chandigarh

Name: VFS Ireland Visa Application Centre

Address: SCO 62-63, Sector- 8C, Madhya Marg

City: Chandigarh – 160 018

Country: India

Telephone: 022- 6786 6033

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Visa Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Email: info.irelandin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be Submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Jalandhar

Name: VFS Ireland Visa Application Centre

Address: 37, Lower Ground Floor, Midas Corporate, Opposite Bus Stand, G.T.Road

City: Jalandhar – 144 001

Country: India

Telephone: 022- 6786 6033

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Visa Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Email: info.irelandin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be Submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Mumbai

Name: Honorary Consulate General of Ireland
Address: Kamanwala Chambers, 2nd Floor, Sir P.M. Road, Fort

City: Mumbai – 400 001

Country: India

Telephone: 022 – 6635 5635, 6633 9717

Fax: 022- 6639 1945

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1600 hrs

Visa Timings: 1000 to 1200 hrs

Email: irishcongen@vsnl.net

Notes: Visa is handled for Applicants from Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

Territory Jurisdiction: All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing.

Collection Timings: 1000 to 1200 hrs

Bangalore

Name: Honorary Consulate of Ireland

Address: C/o Biocon India Limited, 20th K.M Hosur Road, Electronic City P.O.

City: Bangalore – 560 100

Country: India

Telephone: 080- 28082006 / 2808 / 2852 3425

Fax: 080 2852 1660

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1300 hrs & 1400 to 1600 hrs

Visa Timings: 1000 to 1100 hrs

Email: kiran.mazumdar@bioconindia.com , monica.robinson@bioconindia.com

Notes: Visa is handled for Applicants from Karnataka only.

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 1500 to 1600 hrs

Kolkata

Name: Honorary Consulate of Ireland

Address: C/o Keventer Agro Ltd, 2 Clive Ghat Street, Sagar Estate, 8th floor

City: Kolkata – 700 001

Country: India

Telephone: 033- 2230 4571 / 72 / 73

Fax: 033- 2248 7669

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1300 hrs & 1400 to 1600 hrs

Email: mkj@keventer.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be Submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Kolkata

Name: VFS Ireland Visa Application Centre

Address: Abhilasha- II, Ground Floor, Behind Indian Overseas Bank, 6, Royd Street

City: Kolkata – 700 016

Country: India

Telephone: 022- 6786 6033

Timings: Mon to Fri

Visa Timings: 0900 to 1500 hrs.

Email: info.irelandin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 0900 to 1500 hrs.

Chennai

Name: Honorary Consulate of Ireland

Address: Mecheri Centre, Number 49, Eldams Road, Teynampet

City: Chennai – 600 018

Country: India

Telephone: 044- 6609 7700

Fax: 044- 6609 7710

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1300 hrs & 1400 to 1600 hrs

Email: irishconsulchennai@gmail.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Chennai

Name: VFS Ireland Visa Application Centre

Address: Symphony Palace, 744 / 450 PH Road, Kilpauk

City: Chennai – 600 010

Country: India

Telephone: 022- 6786 6033

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0800 to 1300 hrs & 1330 to 1500 hrs

Visa Timings: 0800 to 1300 hrs.

Email: info.irelandin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 1330 to 1500 hrs.

Cochin

Name: VFS Ireland Visa Application Centre

Address: Saliah Arcade, Door No 40/8193, College P. O, Convent Road

City: Cochin – 682 035

Country: India

Telephone: 022- 6786 6033

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Visa Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs.

Email: info.irelandin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 1300 to 1500 hrs.

Hyderabad

Name: VFS Ireland Visa Application Centre

Address: 8-2-542/A, Sunil Chambers, Above Trinethra Super Market, Road No.7, Banjara Hills

City: Hyderabad – 500 034

Country: India

Telephone: 022- 6786 6033

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs & 1300 to 1500 hrs

Visa Timings: 0800 to 1200 hrs

Email: info.irelandin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 1300 to 1500 hrs

Colombo

Name: Honorary Consul General, Sri Lanka
Address: Pership House, No. 35, Edward Lane, 5th Level

City: Colombo

Country: Sri Lanka

Telephone: 00-94-11- 2587 895

Fax: 00-94-1-259 8705 / 06

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1200 hrs

Email: manik@pership.com , monica@pership.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Kathmandu

Name: VFS Ireland Visa Application Centre

Address: Four Square Building, 4 Floor, Near to Police Head Quarter, Ward No. 1, Bhupi Marga, Narayan Chawor, Naxal

City: Kathmandu

Country: Nepal

Telephone: 00977-1- 4415542

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1230 hrs & 1330 to 1700 hrs

Visa Timings: 0900 to 1230 hrs & 1330 to 1700 hrs

Email: info.irelandin@vfshelpline.com

Territory Jurisdiction: No Territory Jurisdiction. All the Passports are sent to New Delhi for processing. Applications should be submitted at the nearest VFS Application Center.

Collection Timings: 0900 to 1230 hrs & 1330 to 1700 hrs

Tourist Visa

Below is the exhaustive list of documents required for tourist visa to Ireland-

Original Valid passport for 06 months from the date of travel + Old passport.
Visa Application forms.
2 photographs : 35X45mm, white background matt finish, 80% face size.
Covering letter (on company letterhead if self employed)
Hotel Voucher

Return ticket.
Day to Day Itinerary
Travel Insurance
Income tax papers for last 03 yrs or Form 16.
Original saving Bank Statements last 6 months updated with healthy balance
Salary Slips for last 3 months – if employed
Original Leave Letter on Company letterhead – if employed
Retire proof /Pension order- if retired
Business Registration – if self employed
Student id and bonafide letter – if student
NOC letter from husband /father if single lady traveling

Visa Fees: INR 6300/- pp

Time Required: 15 Working Days

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Business Visa

Original passports valid for 06 months from the date of travel + Old passport.
Online visa application form.
2 photographs : 35X45mm, white background matt finish, 80% face size.
Covering letter from Indian company mentioning below details:
The purpose of your travel, length of stay, details of visit and company profile.
Invitation letter fro Ireland mentioning the details of the company, details of the meeting.
Hotel confirmation.
Air ticket.
Travel Insurance
Income tax returns / Form 16 for last 3 years
Original personal Bank Statements last 6 months updated with healthy balance. (Personal + Company)
Salary Slips for last 3 months – if employed
Company registration proof of company.

All documents accompanying your application must be originals.

Visa Fees: INR 4100/- pp Single Entry.
Visa Fees: INR 6800/- pp Multiple Entry

Visa Processing Time: 10-15 Working Days

Note* Applicant need to go for personal submission with prior appointment of submission of documents.

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Family & Friends Visa

Below is the exhaustive list of documents required for Family Visit visa to Ireland-

Original Valid passport for 06 months from the date of travel + Old passport.
Visa Application forms.
2 photographs : 35X45mm, white background matt finish, 80% face size.
Covering letter (on company letterhead if self employed)
Hotel Voucher

Return ticket.
Day to Day Itinerary
Travel Insurance
Income tax papers for last 03 yrs or Form 16.
Original saving Bank Statements last 6 months updated with healthy balance
Salary Slips for last 3 months – if employed
Original Leave Letter on Company letterhead – if employed
Business Registration – if self employed
Retire proof /Pension order- if retired
Student id and bonafide letter – if student
NOC letter from husband /father if single lady traveling

Documents required from Family/friend –

Invitation letter in Original
Passport and Visa copy
Address proof
Financial Documents

Visa Fees: INR 6500/- pp

Time Required: 15 Working Days

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Employment Visa

Required Documents and Procedure –

All Applicants need to apply online the following website:-http://www.visas.inis.gov.ie . A printed summary is received which directs them toEmbassy of Ireland, Indiain order to check the documentation required. Once you have submitted your online application you will be instructed to visit the website to pay the relevant visa application fee and service charge(PAY YOUR VISA FEE/SERVICE CHARGE)and book your appointment at a visa application centre to submit the documentation relating to your application(BOOK AN APPOINTMENT) and your biometric information.(BIOMETRIC SUBMISSION).Kindly readChecklist of Biometric Exemptions. For more information on how to apply please read:-(more….)

· Printed and signed application summary from online application. All applications must be lodged online.

· Two recent passport sized colored photographs not more than 6 months old. Please see www.embassyofireland.in for details of photograph requirements. If the submitted photograph does not meet these requirements it will delay processing on your application.

· Original Passport valid for at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from Ireland following visits. Passport must have sufficient space for a visa to be inserted, at least one empty page is required. If your passport does not comply with the above your application will be returned to you. A copy of biodata pages of your passport is required.

· Full details of Medical / Travel Insurance for the stay duration amounting to 30,000 Euros.

· You should submit all previous passports along with a photocopy of each page of all the passport(s) submitted. If you have been refused a visa for any other country, details of this, preferably the original letter issued to you by the authorities of that country, should be submitted. Concealment of other visa refusals will result in your Irish visa application being refused.

Please enclose the original & one photocopy of following document/s. If photocopies are not submitted the original will not be returned.

· An original valid Employment Permit/ Green Card/ Intra Company Transfer issued by the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment.

· A written confirmation from the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment that an Employment Permit/Green Card/Intra Company Transfer will issue, or is not required.

· Appointment letter from Employer with signed Contract showing the starting date, salary details and breakdown of duties.

· Evidence of qualifications in the field and references relevant to the position.

· Recently issued Police Clearance Certificate or Observation in Passport.

· Please note that Applicants may be required to attend a personal interview.

· All supporting documents must be original documents and in English, or accompanied by a notarised translation.

· Applicants needs to come personally to submit application or collect passport even if there is no biometrics required.

· Applicant can only visit visa application centre for submission with appointment.

· Employment Visa applications are usually processed within 2 weeks of receipt at the visa office in New Delhi, if all the required documentation is in order.

· Please note that working days start from the day the application is received by the Visa Office, Embassy of Ireland, New Delhi. These are indicative processing times only; processing may take longer at certain times of the year or depending on the complexity of the application.

*Note:

Visa Fee Subject to Change.

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.

Student Visa

All Applicants who intend to visit Ireland need to first apply online by visiting the following website: //www.visas.inis.gov.ie. A printed summary is received which directs them to //www.irelandinindia.com to check the requisite documentation. After completing the documentation according to the mentioned order, applicants can present the application with the printed summary, passport and visa fee to their nearest VFS centre.

A printed and signed summary from the online application. All applications must be lodged online. Visit //www.irelandinindia.com for further details.

All the questions should be answered on the online application form. Applicants who fail to do this; their applications will result in the application being denied.

Applicants should fill additional Student Visa Application Form and Questionnaire. Copies are not required because these won’t be returned to the Applicant.

Original Passport with validity of at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from Ireland. Copy of all the pages of the passport should be submitted.

Two latest passport-sized photographs (not older than 6 months). Applicants must visit: //www.irelandinindia.com for complete details regarding photograph requirements. If the submitted photograph does not meet the standard requirements, it will delay the processing of the application.

Applicant need to submit all previous passports along with a photocopy of each page of all the passport(s) submitted (if any). If the applicant has been declined a visa for any other country, details of this, the original letter (if possible) issued to the applicant by the authorities of that country, should also be submitted along with the documentations. Concealment of other visa refusals might result in applicant’s Irish visa application being refused.

The latest Police Clearance Certificate or Observation in the passport is also required.

Seamen Visa

All Applicants who intend to visit Ireland need to first apply online by visiting the following website: //www.visas.inis.gov.ie. A printed summary is received which directs them to //www.irelandinindia.com to check the requisite documentation. After completing the documentation according to the mentioned order, applicants can present the application with the printed summary, passport and visa fee to their nearest VFS centre.

Applicant’s passport should be valid for at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from Ireland. Application documents should include two photocopies of the front page, and one copy of all the pages of current and previous passport.

If the applicant has been declined a visa for any other country, details of this, if possible the original letter issued to the applicant by the authorities of that country, should also be submitted along with the documentations. Concealment of other visa refusals might result in applicant’s Irish visa application being refused.

The printed application summary should be duly signed by the application. All applications must be lodged online. In order to get more information, visit www.embassyofireland.in.

Two latest passport-sized photographs (which should not be older than 6 months). The Photograph should be 45-50 mm in height and 35-38 mm in width. It should show a close up of applicant’s face and the top of the shoulders so that the face takes up 70-80% of the frame.

Original Covering Letter from the Shipping Company in India should be attached with the printed application summary.

Original Invitation letter from the Shipping Company in Ireland.

Complete details of Medical / Travel Insurance for the entire duration of stay amounting to 30,000 Euros.

The applicant must carry Seamen Book (Continuous Discharge Certificate).

Copy of ships log containing names or Letter from Captain confirming new members.

Confirmed air ticket (if required).

The Visa processing time can take from 1 to 5 working days.

Transit Visa

Sports Visa