You can apply for a study visa if you are planning to come to Ireland to undertake a course of study for more than 3 months.
You are advised to familiarise yourself with the Policy on Non-EEA Nationals studying in Ireland and ensure that you fulfill the requirement of our policy before you make your visa application.
You can apply for a study visa up to 3 months before your date of travel to Ireland. Processing time may take up to 8 weeks from filing the application. You can bring spouse and kids with you.
If you are visiting another State prior to traveling to Ireland, you must have the relevant visa for that State in your passport before applying for an Irish visa.
International students in Ireland may be allowed to work up to 20 hours a week while doing a full-time course. Please check with the respective educational institution for more information.
The general application process is:
Find a course in an approved educational institution of Ireland.
Contact the university and initiate your application process.
Find out the requirements from the university to get the acceptance/admission letter.
Get the acceptance/registration letter from the university in Ireland.
Prepare your visa application and gather other required documents for it.
Apply for a student visa online and prepare to move to Ireland.
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9 Eligibility Requirements for Ireland Student visa
12 Document Required for Ireland Student visa
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