Ireland Student Visa Process

Step 1: Attend a Counselling Session

Attend a counseling session at Overseas Partner office find out your options relating to study destination, courses available and recommended institutions.

Step 2: Register with Overseas Partner

Register with Overseas Partner to start the admission and visa process. We can help you navigate through the various processes and make studying overseas easier.

Step 3: Apply for admission

Once you have decided what and where you want to study, we will help you complete the application to the institutions of your choice. At the time of application for admission you will be required to submit several documents including proof of previous academic qualifications and in most cases proof of your English language ability. We will also provide you with a checklist for the documents you will need to provide when the time comes to apply for your visa.

We also take the hard work out of tracking the applications by keeping in contact with the institution on your behalf.

Step 4: Pay tuition fee

To accept your offer from an education provider, you mayhave to pay the tuition fee deposit. You can choose to pay this fee through either Telegraphic Transfer (TT) or Direct Debit (DD). Our value added services department at Oceanic Consultants can help you arrange either of these payment methods.

Students applied under IPA (In principal approval) can pay fee after visa approval.

Once the institutions have received and processed your tuition fee payment, they will issue you fee receipt. Once we have received this, we will notify you that it is now time to come back into your Overseas Partner office with your required documents and start the visa application process.

Step 5: Visa lodgment

To lodge your visa application you will need to provide the documents outlined in the checklist we provided you in step 3.

Just like your admission application, Overseas Partner will keep you updated as to the progress of your application and take the hard work out of tracking your application by keeping in contact with the visa office on your behalf.

Step 6: Visa outcome

We will notify you as soon as we know the outcome of your visa application so you can come in and collect your passport. In most cases this is a positive response and it means you can also start planning your travel and accommodation for the Ireland!

Step 7: Travel services

At Overseas Partner we can help you organize your travel arrangements to begin your new student life in the Ireland. Air ticketing, insurance and foreign exchange can all be arranged through us to make studying overseas easier!