All applications for an Irish Visa must be made by completing an Online Visa Application Form, which can be accessed through the link below.
Where to apply
If there is an Irish Embassy, Consulate, Honorary Consul or Visa Office in your city of permanent residence you must apply there. You may be required to attend for personal interview
If there is no Irish Embassy, Consulate, Honorary Consul or Visa Office in your country of origin, another Irish Embassy or Consulate may have been designated for the purposes of processing applications from your City of permanent residence. If this is the case, you must apply in the Embassy or Consulate designated for this purpose.
a. How many days prior a student can apply for visa
Within 90 days period before commencement of the program. Student can travel 30 days prior to the date of commencement of the program.
b. Document Checklist
1. Original Passport
2. The Visa Application forms
3. Letter of acceptance from the education institution
4. All Academic documents & Police clearance Certificate
5. Evidence of readily available financial resources to cover the cost of Education.
c. Visa Application Fees.
The visa fee has to be paid by DD or Pay Order favouring "Consulate General of Ireland, Mumbai". of Rs. 5,164/- approx ( Subject to change without prior notice)
d. Processing time
6 to 8 weeks. You need to submit documents well in advance to allow enough time to make travel and other arrangement.
English Ability Requirements:
All applicant must show IELTS / or equivalent Score sheet for Visa.
For more information you can meet the Visa counselor at Edwise branch.
(Updated till 1st July 2013)