Passports, ID Cards, Visas & Entry Formalities for Ireland

Visas are not required by citizens of most Western countries including the USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Japan, etc (see below for a full listing of countries whose citizens do not require visas to enter Ireland). Passports are not required for citizens of the European Union - a national identity card will suffice. There are no customs formalities on traffic arriving from other EU states unless the journey originated outside the EU.


Irish embassies and consulates

Countries whose citizens do not require a visa to enter Ireland


USA Passport Information

For further information Department of Foreign Affairs

Austria in Ireland
Australian Embassy
Canadian Embassy/l'Ambassade du Canada
Royal Danish Embassy
Royal Norwegian Embassy
Swedish Embassy
US Embassy



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