Visa Documents Required

Main documents required for certain categories of Irish Visas

 

Business Visa – Minimum documents required

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form)

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed.

·         A letter from your employer in English language (or Russian language with English translation attached) on official company paper confirming you are employed by the company, that you undertaking a business trip as part of your employment, the nature and purpose of the trip, dates of proposed entry and exit to the state, and who is paying for the costs of the trip

·         A letter from the Irish side confirming the visit, dates of proposed entry and exit to the state,, reason for the visit and who is paying the cost

·         If you are paying for a business trip privately, you will have to provide evidence of your finances and explain why you are paying for a Business trip out of your own personal funds.

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application.

Training Visa –Minimum documents required

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form)

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed

·         A letter from your employer in English language (or Russian language with English translation attached) on official company paper confirming you are employed by the company, that you undertaking a Training course in Ireland as part of your employment, the nature, purpose and location of the training, dates of proposed entry and exit to the state, and who is paying for the costs of the training

·         A letter from the Irish side confirming the training provision, dates of proposed entry and exit to the state,, reason for the training and who is paying the cost

·         If you are paying for a training course privately, you will have to provide evidence of your finances and explain why you are paying for a training Course out of your own personal funds.

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application

 

 

 

Conference Visa -Minimum documents required

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form)

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed

·         A letter from your employer or Association in English language (or Russian language with English translation attached) on official headed paper confirming you are employed by the company or a member of the relevant Association or body, confirming your attendance at the event, and its relevance to your employment or professional development, location (Hotel, venue etc) of the conference, dates of proposed entry and exit to the state, and who is paying for the costs of your attendance at the conference.

·         A letter from the Irish side (conference host) confirming you will be attending the conference, details of the nature, dates, location and duration of the conference, and that registration fee, where applicable has already been paid.

·         If you are paying for to attend a conference in a private capacity, you will have to provide evidence of your finances and explain why you are paying for to attend a conference out of your own personal funds.

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application

 

Visit visa –Personal Visit (family/ friends) –Minimum Documentary requirements

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form)

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed

·         Letter from your employer outlining your employment details and monthly earnings, and denoting that you are on leave and expected to return to your employment by a specified date

·         If a student, a letter from your university or college denoting your course of study, when it is completed, what stage it is currently at, and what your final qualification will be when completed. –If your parents/guardians are providing financial assistance for your trip, they will have to produce evidence of their finances and/or employment

·         If a Dependent Spouse (not in paid -Employment), the finances and/or employment details of the person supporting you will have to be supplied

·         If you are  unemployed and not a dependent Spouse, child or family member, you will have to produce  evidence of finances, or ownership of assets or if sponsored by a 3rd party, evidence of their employment and/or finances, and explain why they are financing your trip

·         If you are a pensioner or in receipt of a state payment or pension, evidence of this should be provided

·         If the Irish inviter is paying for the trip and your costs whilst you are in Ireland, evidence of their employment and/or finances will have to be produced.

·         Letter of invitation from your reference (Inviter) in Ireland outlining dates of proposed trip and that they will provide accommodation at their home address for you

·         Utility Bill (gas, electricity phone etc) denoting  the address of the inviting party

·         If Inviter Irish/EEA national, copy of details page of their passport required, if a non Irish/EEA national, copy of their Garda national Immigration Bureau (GNIB card required)

·         A signed declaration that you will obey the terms of any visa granted, and will not overstay.

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application

 

Visit Visa Holiday Tourism –Individuals or couples or small groups (less than 10 persons) –Minimum Documents required

 

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form)

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed

·         Letter from your employer outlining your employment details and monthly earnings, and denoting that you are on leave and expected to return to your employment by a specified date

·         If a student, a letter from your university or college denoting your course of study, when it is completed, what stage it is currently at, and what your final qualification will be when completed. –If your parents/guardians are providing financial assistance for your trip, they will have to produce evidence of their finances and/or employment

·         If a Dependent Spouse/Child (not in paid -Employment), the finances and/or employment details of the person supporting you will have to be supplied

·         If you are  unemployed and not a dependent Spouse, child or family member, you will have to produce  evidence of finances, or ownership of assets or if sponsored by a 3rd party, evidence of their employment and/or finances, and explain why they are financing your trip

·         If you are a pensioner or in receipt of a state payment or pension, evidence of this should be provided

·         Direct Hotel Booking or Tour Operator/Travel Agent booking or Internet Booking.

In the case of a multi-hotel trip, the tour operator/Travel Agent should furnish a letter outlining the name, address and contact details of the hotels that the applicant(s) propose to stay in, and the dates they will stay there. Individual bookings will not be necessary from each hotel.

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application

 

 

Visit Visa Holiday Tourism –larger groups (greater than 10 persons) –Minimum Documents required

 

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form)

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed

·         Invitation letter from tour operator / travel agent

Stating purpose of their trip, name of group, dates of proposed entry and exit to state and personal details of the applicants + general itinerary (in the case of organised group travel)

·         Letter from your employer outlining your employment details and monthly earnings, and denoting that you are on leave and expected to return to your employment by a specified date or

·         If a student, a letter from your university or college denoting your course of study, when it is completed, what stage it is currently at, and what your final qualification will be when completed. –If your parents/guardians are providing financial assistance for your trip, they will have to produce evidence of their finances and/or employment

·         If a Dependent Spouse/Child (not in paid -Employment), the finances and/or employment details of the person supporting you will have to be supplied or

·         If you are  unemployed and not a dependent Spouse, child or family member, you will have to produce  evidence of finances, or ownership of assets or if sponsored by a 3rd party, evidence of their employment and/or finances, and explain why they are financing your trip or

·         If you are a pensioner or in receipt of a state payment or pension, evidence of this should be provided

·         Direct Hotel Booking or Tour Operator/Travel Agent booking or Internet Booking.

·         In the case of a multi-hotel trip, the tour operator/Travel Agent should furnish a letter outlining the name, address and contact details of the hotels that the applicant(s) propose to stay in, and the dates they will stay there. Individual bookings will not be necessary from each hotel.

·         In the case of multi-visa holidays trips (e.g. Schengen/UK/ROI), applicant should always apply for their visas in the order they intend to travel to the countries. E.g. If you are travelling to UK or Schengen first, before you go to Ireland, you should apply for those visas before you apply for the Irish visa.

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application

Visit Visa –Study Tourism –Adults -Language or other courses of maximum length of 3 months

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form)

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed

·         Invitation from the Language School/College course provider you intend to study with. This should outline the name, details, duration and location of the course being studied. This should also state that fees have been paid, and if applicable, that accommodation (e.g. Host family or college provided accommodation) has been paid for also. If the applicant is arranging accommodation independently, details of this should be supplied

·         Letter from your employer outlining your employment details and monthly earnings, and denoting that you are on leave and expected to return to your employment by a specified date. If your employer is contributing towards the cost of the language course, (in full or in part)  they should state this also

·         If a student, a letter from your university or college denoting your course of study, when it is completed, what stage it is currently at, and what your final qualification will be when completed. –If your parents/guardians are providing financial assistance for your trip, they will have to produce evidence of their finances and/or employment

·         If a Dependent Spouse/Child (not in paid -Employment), the finances and/or employment details of the person supporting you will have to be supplied

·         If you are unemployed and not a dependent Spouse, child or family member, you will have to produce evidence of finances or ownership of assets or if sponsored by a 3rd party, evidence of their employment and/or finances, and explain why they are financing your study tourism trip.

·         If you are a pensioner or in receipt of a state payment or pension, evidence of this should be provided

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application

 

Visit Visas –Study Tourism –Children’s English Language Summer camps –Under 18’s –Minimum Documents required

 

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form) –if child is under sixteen can be signed by 1 or both parents, if over 16 by child themselves and/or one or both parents

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed

·         Covering letter from the Russian Agency organising the trip setting out details of the trip and the children travelling on it. If in Russian, an English translation should be provided.

·         Invitation from the Summer camp organiser/language school in Ireland outlining the details of the children being invited (name, DOB, nationality and passport number), the dates the camp takes place, an itinerary and list of event organised by the School/camp, and that fee’s and accommodation  for the summer camp/language programme have been paid for

·         If accommodation is being organised separately to the camp or language course, details of this must be provided.

·         Name, address and contact details of the host families used to accommodate children

·         Evidence of employment and/or finances of the parents/guardians/sponsors of the child going to the summer camp.

·         Copy of the child’s Birth certificate with notarised English translation attached

·         Copy of parental consent, (signed by both parents)  to travel, with a translation attached, if in Russian language, an English translation must be provided also

·         If only one parent is available for the parental consent, the other parent must be accounted for. –Examples - Copy of death Cert, if other parent is deceased –notarised with English translation attached, or copy of a court decision depriving the other parent of their parental rights must be included –with notarised English translation attached.

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application

 

Chernobyl Visa applications under the Chernobyl Rest and Recuperation Scheme

  • The Summary sheet (Application form) of the application form filled in online at: www.visas.inis.gov.ie  Printed and signed (by the child and/or parents/guardians if over 16, or one or both of his parents/guardians if under 16.)
  • 2 passport-size colour photographs
  • Original travel passport. (should be a minimum of 6 months validity left on passport, after proposed date of return to Belarus)

·         Letter of invite from the charity in Ireland, setting out the details of the children being brought to Ireland and the dates of the proposed trip and that they will be responsible for the costs of the trip and welfare of the children

·         A full list of the host families being used to accommodate the children, names, addresses and contact telephone numbers.

·         Declaration signed by a representative of the charity and that of the host family in Ireland: http://www.embassyofireland.ru/home/index.aspx?id=81860  Only the first 7 pages of this should be enclosed with the visa application to the visa office. The remainder is for the HSE (Health Service Executive) and the rest of the document is informative in nature.

  • Copy of the child’s birth certificate. (Russian language version will suffice)
  • Notary permission to travel from either parents or the legal guardian of the child. (Russian language versions will suffice)

o If one of the parents is missing (his location is not known, he is deprived of his parental rights by a court’s decision, he is dead) – evidence of the same. For the legally appointed guardian – evidence of the appointment (e.g.: a court’s decision).

  • Letter from studies. (school/college) (Russian language version will suffice)

·         And, if deemed necessary, Any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish visa officer on detailed examination of a particular application

Event/Performance Visas

This covers events as diverse as sporting events (e.g. football matches, boxing tournaments) to music and cultural, artistic events (music performers, orchestra’s, circuses, ballet etc)

·         Signed and completed on line summary sheet (application form)

·         2 standard colour passport photos

·         Valid passport that should have at least 2 clear pages left in it, and have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it, after any proposed trip to Ireland is completed

·         A letter of inviting from the host body/promoter, outlining the details of the event, times, places, locations, the name, DOB and passport no of each member of the party.

·         A letter of support from the travelling ( Invited)organisation outlining the names, DOB, passport no, and role of each person in the team or group e.g., (player, doctor, dancer, choreographer, manager)

·         It is clear who is responsible for the costs of the travelling group.

·         And, if deemed necessary, any additional documentation that may be requested by an Irish Visa Officer on detailed examination of a particular application.

Supporters ( individuals or groups) travelling independently to any events/performances who are not part of the official group, will have to furnish the documents such as tickets for the event, accommodation booking, and evidence of income/employment, as to how they can finance the trip.

It is recommended that all persons travelling to Ireland should have appropriate travel and health insurance and visa officers may insist on being provided with evidence of same before the granting of a visa

 

 

For details of the documents needed on any other type of visas, please go to www.inis.gov.ie for documentary requirements

 

Please note the submission of the documents on the lists above does not guarantee that anyone will be granted a visa. The visa office reserves the right to refuse any application where they may feel that doubts exist as to the bona-fides of any applicant or any documents submitted or statements made in support of an application.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MAKING OF, OR SUBMISSION OF, FALSE, MISLEADING OR UNVERIFIABLE STATEMENTS, ANSWERS OR DOCUMENTS IN SUPPORT OF A VISA APPLICATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF THE SAID VISA APPLICATION WITH NO RIGHT OF APPEAL AND NO EXCEPTIONS.  REPEAT OFFENDERS MAY BE EXCLUDED FROM APPLYING FOR AN IRISH VISA FOR A PERIOD OF 5 YEARS (See summary sheet declaration and www.inis.gov.ie for details)

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