If this is applicable to you, you will be informed that your application has been forwarded to INIS for decision.
In this event, applicants should direct any queries to INIS directly.
Please note that a limited number of applications are required to be sent to INIS in Dublin for decision, for example students intending to undertake a period of study in Ireland or research visas.
Current processing times at INIS can take up to 8 weeks.
If you submit false or misleading information in support of your application, you may become liable for prosecution and/or deportation.
Contact Us We will contact you once a decision has been made.
Visit visas: up to 4 weeks from the date of receipt of a complete application.
The Embassy endeavours to expedite applications from spouses or qualifying members of EEA citizens.
You may also lose the right to appeal the decision.
Study Visas: minimum of 8-10 weeks from the date of receipt in this office (please see below).
Please note that these are indicative processing times only.
Any future applications made by you may also be refused.
If deemed necessary, additional documentation / information may be requested by the Deciding Officer upon detailed examination of the application.