Ireland visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Ireland

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Irish Visa.


  • A valid passport which has a validity of 6 months after your intended date of exit from the country. The passport must have two blank pages during the time of submitting the visa application.
  • Duly completed visa application form.
  • 2 passport-size photographs captured in a white background.
  • Proof that you have sufficient funds to take care of yourself while you are in the country.
  • Valid travel insurance which covers sufficient medical insurance for the duration of the stay.
  • Proof of accommodation for your stay in Ireland.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Proof of civil status.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

Ireland Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Ireland


The Republic of Ireland is famous its coastline, villages, and towns by the shoreline. The country has a lot of resorts and cliffs. The most famous and highest cliffs in Ireland are the Croaghaun which rises to 688m. tourists can enjoy surfing and kayaking at the seaside resort to the south and southwest of Ireland. The cities in Ireland have a lot of attractions for every tourist. In Dublin, the main attractions are the Dublin Castle, Croke Park, Saint Stephen’s Green Park, and the Bloomsday Festival. Cork city has a wildlife park, an opera house, a castle, and an island. The best-known attraction in Limerick King John’ Castle, other attractions include; The Hunt Museum, Adare, and Lough Gur. Galway is not known for its attractions but rather for its atmosphere and lively scenery. Waterford is the city with the warmest climate in the world and has a 5km long beach which is very popular for surfing.
 
The tourism industry in the Republic of Ireland is one of the biggest contributing industries to the economy of the country. Each year, the industry contributes €5bn in revenue accounting for 4% of GNP and providing over 200,000 jobs. In 2017, over 9 million foreign tourists visited the country which was a 3.5% increase from the number that visited during the previous year. It is estimated that this number is going to be on the rise for years to come.
 
Being involved in any form of drug dealing, even if it is being in possession of a small quantity of will attract a lengthy prison sentence. Foreigners are not allowed to enter or leave the country with €10,000 or its equivalent.

Types of Ireland Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 6 - 8 weeks 90 days
Business visa 6 - 8 weeks 90 days
Student visa 6 - 8 weeks 90 days
Work visa 6 - 8 weeks 2 years

General Requirements for Ireland Visa


  • A valid passport which has a validity of 6 months after your intended date of exit from the country. The passport must have two blank pages during the time of submitting the visa application.
  • Duly completed visa application form.
  • 2 passport-size photographs captured in a white background.
  • Proof that you have sufficient funds to take care of yourself while you are in the country.
  • Valid travel insurance which covers sufficient medical insurance for the duration of the stay.
  • Proof of accommodation for your stay in Ireland.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Proof of civil status.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

Ireland Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

100.00 (USD)

Business visa

100.00 (USD)

Student visa

100.00 (USD)

Work visa

100.00 (USD)

Ireland Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Lagos

Address: 22A Lugard Avenue, Ikoyi Lagos - Nigeria

Website: www.embassyofireland.org.ng

Email: info@coi-ng.org / c.guilfoyle@coi-ng.org

Phone: (+234) 1 903 6940 / (+234) 903 744 3553

Abuja

Address: 11 Negro Crescent, Maitama District, Abuja - Nigeria

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Tel: +234 9 4621083

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the best time of the year to go to Ireland?
Ireland has a mild, temperate climate and although at times rainy, you can visit at any time of the year. Best, perhaps, are the months of March to May and September to November, as the weather isn't as cold as during the winter months.

Is it dangerous to travel to Ireland?
Although Ireland is generally safe to travel to, opportunistic crimes do occur. Visitors to this country are advised to apply the same caution as they would in any other country.

Is it free to study in Ireland?
No, only EU/EEA students can study for free in Ireland.

Is it good to study in Ireland?
Ireland has one of the best education systems in Europe. In fact, education has been a key factor in making Ireland one of the fastest-growing economies in the world over the past decade.

How do I get a work visa for Ireland?
You must apply for and receive immigration permission to work in Ireland before you apply for a visa. You must have a job offer or employment contract to apply. Permission will only be granted for work that is highly skilled or where there is a skill shortage in Ireland.
Ini Etteh

11 months ago

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1 month ago

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1 year ago

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1 year ago

Hello my name is Abumere Ehikioya, I want to apply for permanent resident visa in Ireland. How do I go about it


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2 months ago

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6 months ago

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ENOSIDO

1 year ago

Can i give birth in Ireland with my visiting visa?


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11 months ago

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8 months ago

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2 months ago

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