Ireland information: visa, passport and embassies

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Ireland’s passport and visa requirements vary for different nationalities so check with your local Irish embassy or consulate before you travel.


US citizens will need to show a valid passport upon arrival in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. Passports must at least be valid for the duration of your stay, but validity for six months after your arrival date is recommended.

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US citizens may visit the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland without a visa for up to 90 days.  However, please contact the appropriate consulate if you intend on working, studying, or staying longer than 90 days

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