Ireland is the most popular destination for Indian students who want to study overseas because Ireland has a high-quality education system, top universities, and also low educational costs compared to other countries. If you’re planning to study in Ireland for more than 3 months then you need to apply for an Ireland student visa.
Ireland has two types student visa
Ireland C study visa – students who are going to study in Ireland for less than 3 months are needed to apply for a C Study visa.
Ireland D study visa If you’re going to study in Ireland for more than 3months, then you should apply for a D study visa.
You should provide two sets of photocopies containing the following documents
Students can apply for a visa online by visiting the AVATS online application Facility. You can apply for an Ireland study visa up to 3months before your date of travel to Ireland.
When you have completed the online application form, you must follow the instruction on the summary application form that is created by the online system. The summary form will contain information on where you are to submit your supporting documentation.
You need to take a printout of the summary form, sign and date must be submitted with your supporting documentation.
And you may also be required to provide your Biometrics Information as part of the application process.
Applications are processed in date order. Processing time can vary between countries.
However, you can generally expect a decision within 8weeks from the date on which your application is lodged at the visa office.
The documents below are important because they provide information about your personal circumstances in the country from which you are applying.
The onus is on you to satisfy the Visa Officer that a visa should be granted for the purpose sought.
The submission of any or all of these documents does not guarantee that your application will be successful.
If you submit a document that is not in English/Irish, it must be accompanied by a full translation. Each translated document must contain
All letters submitted by a business, company or other organization should be on official headed paper and give full contact details so that they can be verified. These must include a full postal address, name of contact, position in the organization, telephone number (landline), website, and email address (email addresses such as Yahoo or Hotmail are not accepted).
The Visa Officer considers each application on its merits and may request additional information or documentation.