Foreign Birth Registration
How to apply
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Who needs a visa?
Spouse of Irish/EEA Citizen
Accompany Employer Visa
You are not entitled to work
in Ireland and you must intend to leave after a maximum of 90 days stay.
It is not possible to
change your status while in Ireland.
If you are a visa-required
national and going to Ireland to accompany your employer you should
present the following with your visa application:
Passport (please include
a photocopy of the passport bio page, all visas and all stamps)
Two (2) copies of the
signed summary of your online application form. Please refer to our
Application Forms section for details.
Two (2) passport sized
colour photos taken in the past six months that meets our
Photocopy of Hong Kong
Full contact details
(address and daytime number)
An original letter of
invitation from your employer. This letter should detail the nature and
duration of the proposed visit and state the employer will bear
responsibility for the applicant's accommodation and maintenance costs
while in Ireland. Also both the applicant and the inviter stating that they will adhere to the conditions of the visa and will return to applicant's country of residence once applicant visit is complete and within the time limits of the visa.
Photocopy of the
employer's passport bio page
The employee must be in the present employment for at least one year when lodging the visa application. A copy of current employment contract (and original for verification)
Evidence that sufficient
funds will be available to you during your stay in Ireland. This should
be in the form of a bank statement or equivalent document from your
employer. The document should cover a period of at least six months
prior to the date of application
Additional documents or
information may be required.
Note to Applicants
Please prepare TWO [non double-sided] photocopies of all required
documents when submitting your application. If you do not supply a
photocopy the original document will not be returned to you.
We regret that we do not provide photocopying services at the Consulate.
We aim to make a
decision on your application as soon as possible however, please allow 10
working days for your application to be processed.