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Visas for Ireland

English language courses at Dublin Cultural Institute are on the Interim List of Eligible Programmes for Visa applicants.

You will need a Visa to enter Ireland if you are using a travel document issued by a country on this list:


Countries that need a Visa

Long-Term Programmes

The immigration permission to attend a 25-week English-language course is for 8 months. This applies to first-time and renewal registrations.


New students attending language courses may be granted permission for a maximum of 3 language courses.


This amounts to a total immigration permission of 2 years (3 x 8 months). See full guidelines here.

Short Term Programmes

Students enrolling on courses of less than 90 days ma enter Ireland on a tourist visa.


Students will be subject to visit/holiday rules.


Access full guidelines here.

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