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You do not need a visa for Ireland

You do not need a visa to come to Ireland.

Ireland is part of the single market which allows free movement for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens.

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When you travel

Prepare for border control

When you arrive in Ireland you will be asked for your passport or national identity card by an immigration officer at border control.

If you cannot satisfy the immigration officer, you will not be allowed into the country.

There are extra rules if you are travelling with children under 18.

After you enter

Staying in Ireland for more than 90 days

You can stay in Ireland for any reason up to 90 days.

You can continue to stay in Ireland after 90 days if you can support yourself (& your family, if appropriate) financially.

During your stay

Bringing your family to Ireland

Your family and children can come with you to Ireland.

If a member of your family is a non-EU/EEA or non-Swiss citizen, there are special rules.



If you have questions, contact us.

Updated: 20 January 2017