Will you study abroad in Ireland, you may need to get Irish student visa to stay in here. Visa requirements change according to your home country. EU or EEA students do not need to apply for student visa for studying in Ireland. Sme other country citizens do not need to get visa too; you can find the list in official website. Other students have to get visa to study in Ireland.
How to Apply for Irish Student Visa?
If you need visa; you need to apply a few months before you go Ireland. Applications are generally completed online. Like many other countries; there are some different types of visas are available in Ireland. It depends how long will you study and stay in Ireland. If you stay Ireland less than three months; C Study Visa is necessary. If your course is more than 3 months D Study Visa is required. Students need to determine exact time that they stay.
Some documents are necessary for Irish student visa applications. These are:
- Acceptance letter that shows you are accepted to full time course in Irish university
- English-language exam results like TOEFL or IELTS results
- Tuition fee payment proof
- At least €7,000 fund to proof that you cover living expenses
- Medical insurance
You may need money and want to work in part time job in Ireland. If you are studying in program that is recognized by Internationalization Register you should go local immigration officer. When you get stamp you can work up to 20 hours in a week.