Ireland Study Visa

The student visa for Ireland requires that you apply with all your financial papers to the Embassy of Ireland. You would need to show that you can pay for your entire education through your liquid or movable assets and also include copies of your income tax returns. In addition to this, your academic papers are also needed. You will also have to submit your medical records in order to get a study visa for Ireland. In most cases, an interview will not be required. The study visa process for Ireland is time consuming and students are encouraged to apply early. When you arrive in Ireland you will be required to register with the immigration office.

General Info

The Embassy of Ireland processes long term stay visas including student visas. The procedure is largely document based and interviews are seldom needed. However, the process may be time consuming and hence it is advisable to apply as early as possible.

How to Apply                                  

Pay the visa application fee and complete the form online and carry the following documents at the visa application center:

  1. Current and all old passports
  2. The original visa fee payment receipt 
  3. Acceptance letter
  4. Evidence of income and proof that funds are immediately available to cover your education in Ireland
  5. School and college transcripts and standardized test score sheets Medical records
  6. Students who intend on staying in Ireland for more than 90 days are required to register with the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB). In addition to course fees, the student must have access to €3,000 at first registration with GNIB

The Embassy of Ireland will make a decision using the documents you submit. If required you may be called for an interview.

Interview Tips

1.     BE HONEST and straightforward in all your answers

2.     Be sure of your answers but at the same time be polite

3.     Be confident about yourself

4.     Don't hesitate while answering

5.     Make eye contact while talking

6.     Don't give any papers unless specifically asked for

SOP-Edits Visa Services

We at SOP-Edits have had tremendous success in helping students obtain visas. We scrutinize your financial documents to make sure that you have a viable plan to pay for your education. As soon as your ‘visa file’ is ready, we conduct mock interviews and ask you all the questions likely to be asked by visa officers.