VFS Global is a trusted partner to the Irish diplomatic mission in India and
manages the administrative function of the visa application process. As our
work is administrative in nature, we have no impact on the outcome of the visa
decision or the processing time. These are determined only by the Embassy of
Applicants who wish to apply for an Irish visa are requested to kindly read the
information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to
help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible.
You can also send your visa application directly to VFS-Ireland, New Delhi
office through post/courier. Kindly refer to the link “POSTAL
” on the Home Page for further information on the same. We
strongly urge applicants to e-mail us on
or call our Helpline 022-67866033 before
sending the visa application through post/courier. This will help us assist you
Please note that with effect from 21 April 2014,
the Visa fee for Irish Visa will change to INR 5000 for Single Entry & INR
8300 for Multiple Entry visa. All applications sending applications through
post/courier are requested to send Visa Fee Demand Drafts accordingly.
If you have already submitted your application for an Irish visa, you can track
the status of your passport by entering your 6 Digit VFS Barcode No and your
Date of Birth
If you have sent your application through post/courier, please e-mail on
firstname.lastname@example.org to know your VFS Barcode No. Please
state the name of the applicant (as in passport) and the Passport No. in the
SMS & E-MAIL ALERTS
All applicants applying for Ireland visa would receive an e-mail & SMS alert
on their given email ID & Mobile Number at following stages of application
Stage I: Application is forwarded to the Embassy of Ireland, New Delhi.
Stage II: Processed application is received back by VFS from the Embassy of
Stage III: Application is either couriered or is available at the counter for
Stage IV: Application is collected from Ireland Visa application Centre.
Please note that SMS facility is available for applications submitted in India
only. All applicants outside India will be intimated via e-mail.
Important: SMS will not be delivered to Mobile Nos. registered
with DND facility of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.