Business | Work
An individual planning to engage in any business activities attend any business meeting with clients, need to obtain an Ireland business visa. For short term and long term employment the individual needs to apply for work permit. Ireland is said to be the one of the rapidly growing economies. This country draws extensive number of treads from the business activists all over the country. Apply for Ireland business visa with Sanctum and experience our best Ireland business visa services which includes visa requirements for Indian Citizens, application form filling, documents required as per the checklist and visa guidelines. The customized Ireland business and work visa checklist would be provided to the clients, based on individual’s case.
Ireland Visa Business | Work Requirements From India
- Original Passport [Current and Previous if applicable].
- Copy of All Bio-Data pages of Passport.
- The Photograph must be 35 mm wide and 45 mm high. Face zoom of 70-80% is required, in white background.
- Employment/Business related documents.
- Financial Documents.
Documents For Ireland Visa from Inviter
- A written invitation from the Ireland counterpart to lodge an application for a short stay business visa.The Inviter counterpart may be a customer, a supplier or a company/organisation.
Sponsor’s document requirement for Ireland Visa
- A statement/letter by your employer about what they will contribute to the cost of your visit -if applicable.
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- Original valid Employment Permit/Green Card/Intra Company Transfer issued by the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment.
- Appointment letter from employer with signed contract showing start date, salary details and a breakdown of duties.
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Ireland Business Visa
- Valid for a duration of up to 90 days in a 180 day period. However, applicant can ask for a multiple entry business visa, if you require to travel to Ireland multiple times. The minimum validity of visa is decided by the Embassy.
Ireland Work Visa
- Ireland work visa validity is based on the contract duration.
- You can track the Ireland business visa and work visa status, with the help of reference number. To clarify, the applicant gets a reference number once he/she submits the application. Consequently, the applicant gets the updates over the emails and phone sms.
Ireland Business Visa Processing Time
- The Irish Embassy generally takes the decision within a time period of 15-30 calendar days. The processing time starts post the biometrics date. Also, individuals can apply for the visa within 3 months from the travel date.
Ireland Visa Processing Time
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Sanctum Consulting Ireland Visa Process and Visa Services
Sanctum Consulting Ireland Visa Process and Visa Services
- Which way do I apply for a visa to Ireland?
You need to apply for the visa through the Ireland Visa application center. You need to complete your application online and pay the visa fee. Then you need to book an appointment online, for submitting your documents. You can consult our visa agents for assisting you with the end-to-end process.
- Cost of Irish Visa?
The Ireland visa application fee is 60 Euros for single entry per individual. It would cost 100 Euros, if the applicant intends to apply for a multiple entry visa. Additional charges also would be involved for certain applications.
- How much time does an Ireland visa take for processing?
The Ireland embassy takes about 8 weeks for taking decision on an application. It is recommended to apply for the visa well in advance according to the process time. Processing times differ between application offices and application types and may also vary during the year, eg at holiday periods.
- Who is eligible to apply a visa for Ireland?
Any individual with the following documents is eligible to apply for the visa. However, there would be additional documents which is required from the applicant’s end as per the case.
Invitation letter from Ireland counterpart
Supporting letter from Employer
Travel medical insurance
Hotel and flight reservations
- Extending a Ireland short-stay Visa.
The extension of a short visa is not possible in regular circumstances. Anyhow the applicant can raise a request for the same under any emergency situations. This is possible post the applicant arriving in Ireland.
- Business to Ireland means?
The Ireland business visa allows an individual to take part in any of the short term business activities in Ireland for a maximum period of 90 days. Applicants who wish to travel to Ireland can apply for this category of visa at least before 8-9 weeks from their travel date.
- Steps to be followed to obtain a Business Visa to Ireland?
The following steps to be followed.
Get the documents in place, as per the official list of documents.
Arrange for the travel insurance, hotels and flight reservations.
Fill the application form and make the application fee payment online.
Book the slot and attend the biometrics.
- Documents required to be arranged for Ireland Business Visa?
The below documents are primarily required at the starting of the process.
Invitation letter from Ireland
No objection / supporting letter from employer
Flight and hotel reservations
- Photo specification for Ireland Business Visa?
The photograph specifications are:
• Both photos must be 45-50mm in height and 35-38mm in width.
• They must both show a close up of your face and the top of the shoulders.
• Your face must take up 70% to 80% of the photo
• Should be in colour
• Taken against a plain white or light grey background
• With sharp focus and be correctly exposed
• Have a good colour balance, natural flesh tones and no ‘red eye’
• Should have good contrast between your facial features and the background
- How to check my Ireland visa status?
You can track the Passport status online. One can know the visa decision only when you received the passport. Also, the updates would be sent to the applicant over email or text messages.
- Can I extend my Ireland Schengen business visa after expiring my Ireland business visa?
Extension of an expired visa is not possible. You can apply for a fresh visa, if your previous visa is expired.
- What is the medical test for Ireland business visa?
There is no medical test mandatory for Schengen/Ireland short term visa category. However, the applicant has to carry the Travel insurance. This should cover the applicant’s entire stay in Europe.
- Is it convenient for me to change my Ireland business visa into a tourist permit?
The conversion of a business visa to tourist visa not possible. We would recommend you to apply for fresh visa under tourist category after your business visa expires.
- Before what time should you be applying for an Ireland business visa?
The processing time for Ireland visa is about 8-9 weeks. So we recommend the applicants to apply at least before 2 months of your travel date, to avoid the last minute hassle.
- The Ireland visa is valid for which countries in the Schengen area?
Ireland is not a Schengen country, so unfortunately you can not visit the Schengen countries with an Ireland visa.
- Do the visa requirements vary for various visa categories?
Yes, there would be certain change in the document list for different categories of visa. But then most of the documents list remain the same. You can reach Sanctum for the customized list for every category of visa as per your purpose of travel.
- Is it necessary to carry forex in Ireland?
It is not mandatory. It depends on the applicant, if he/she wants to carry, they can.
- Visa rule for the retired people?
There are no separate rules for retired people. The visa processing remains the same. But then the document list might slightly differ.
- What is the case if I do not receive my visa within my travel date?
This case generally does not happen regularly, unless there is a delay from the applicant’s end for lodging the visa. Else if there is a huge rush of applications at the embassy, due to holidays or seasonal times. To avoid this, we recommend clients to apply for the visa as early as possible.
- Do the fingerprints have to be taken by the travelers visiting Ireland?
Yes, for the first time travelers, it is mandatory to attend the biometrics. But for the applicants who have Ireland travel history in the past 3 years need attend the biometrics again.