Note: Ireland is not a Schengen country.

This information is for residents of: AL, AR, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, ND, OH, OK, SD, TN, TX and WI.

Visas for Ireland

Below you will find information about obtaining a visa for Ireland. If you have questions at any point in the process, click the  and you will be directed to a pop-up page with more information; close that once your question is answered and proceed.


US Passport holders and many other do not require a Visa for Ireland. Click HERE for more details.


  • Signed Passport with at least six months validity and blank visa pages

  • Two current passport-type photos

  • Completed online application which is signed. Click HERE to begin online application

  • Copy of flight itinerary on Travel Agency letterhead or copy of tickets and Hotel confirmation 

  • Original Business Letter from company in the U.S. (for Business Visas)

  • Original invitation from Company to visited in Ireland (for Business Visas) 

  • Copy of 6 months of current Bank Statements

  • (for Non-US Passport holders) Copy of front and back of Alien Registration Card ("Green Card") or copy of U.S. visa in Passport

Processing Times and Fees:

Processing Type: Service Fee:
Regular Processing — up to 8 weeks: $100
Rush Processing: not available $150

You should pay the Consulate fees when completing the online application process 

Place order:

  1. Click HERE for our paper order form. Complete all information and ship your documents to the address at the top of the form. Your credit card will be charged once the work is complete and we will include a receipt with your returned passport.

American Visa Service - 53 West Jackson - Suite 1226 - Chicago, IL 60604  (312) 922-8860 fax (312)922-7578


Note: Visa documents not in our office by 9:30 a.m. (CST) may be submitted the following business day and/or may be charged additional rush fees to meet a date of departure. We suggest you ship documents by UPS Early AM with signature waived as all other options generally arrive too late for submission. All passport documents will be submitted the day after they are received. AVS is not responsible for deliveries to our office. American Visa Service, Inc. is not responsible for passports lost, delayed or damaged by any government office, Consulate or delivery service. American Visa is not responsible for the websites of other offices nor for problems with those sites. Fees and/or requirements may change with little or no advance notice. All cancelled orders will incur a 10% credit card fee to cover the fees AVS is charged by Visa/MC/Amex to process charges and refunds.