Visas

Most non EU students coming to GMIT must obtain a study visa before travelling to Ireland.

Countries Requiring Visas
A full listing of the countries requiring visas can be obtained from the Irish Department of Justice (external link) or by contacting the GMIT International Office.

Visa Requirements
Full details of the visa requirements can be found on the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service website (external link).   There is a special section devoted to Student Visa Guidelines which explains the documentation which must be provided.

Allow a minimum of 8 weeks for a visa application to be processed.  Applications can be tracked on the INIS website (external link) by entering the visa reference number given.

Re-entry Visa
If a non-EU student wishes to return home or travel outside Ireland during their studies, a re-entry visa is required. This can only be obtained from the GNIB office in Burgh Quay in central Dublin. The cost is 150 Euro.

A re-entry Visa letter for the GNIB can be obtained from the International Office.

Find out more on Registering after you arrive.

Further Information: 

Contact Details

International Office
GMIT
Dublin Road Campus
Galway
Ireland

International Officers
Caitriona Cummins
Tel: +353 (0)91 742456
Email: International Office

Emily King
Tel: +353 (0)91 742149
Email: International Office

 

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