VFS Checklist for Ireland Visa

Traditional Visa process is full of document requirements, application forms, submission, tracking, collection and more, which is very time consuming and full of hustles. The VFS process is an updated version of a traditional method which reduces this unnecessary effort & convenient to students.

So, let's consider some important steps to ensure before applying for Ireland.

New Delhi Visa Office, Embassy of Ireland

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    Step 1 Apply online Week 12
    Step 2 Collect all your documentation and ensure you make copies of
    all original documents
    Week 11
    Step 3 Make an appointment with VFS Week 10
    Step 4 Submit application, all documents, and provide biometrics to VFS Week 8
    Step 5 Your application will be processed in the New Delhi Visa Office Week 8 - 4
    Step 6 When the New Delhi Visa Office has made a decision, VFS will
    forward on the decision to you
    Week 6 - 4
    Step 7 If you were granted a visa, you can book your flights and make
    all your travel arrangements
    Week 4
    Step 8 If you were refused a visa, you can appeal the decision by
    addressing all the reasons for the refusal in your cover letter
    Week 4-3

    Remember not to pay for any flights or any other travel tickets until you have been issued with a visa

    1. Applications are made online and full details are available at the following link
    https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/india/visas/applying-for-irish-visa/ or log onto
    www.inis.gov.ie
    2. You must complete the Supplementary Form which is available at
    https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/india/visas/visa-requirements/ or log on to
    www.inis.gov.ie Incomplete Supplementary Forms will result in the application
    being refused.
    3. Gather up all your documentation and make copies of all original documentation
    as listed on our website https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/india/visas/visarequirements/ or log onto www.inis.gov.ie .
    If the original documents need to be returned to you, you must clearly provide a
    list of the documents which must be returned to you.
    Any fraudulent documentation submitted will result in the application being
    refused. Any required documentation missing with the application will result in
    the application being refused
    4. Once you have all your documentation, you can make your appointment with
    VFS and submit your application, passport, and documentation and provide your
    biometrics. Check both our website and VFS to ensure that you have all the
    documents to submit for your appointment. Full details are at this link
    https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/india/visas/applying-for-irish-visa/ or log
    onto www.inis.gov.ie
    5. Once the New Delhi Visa Office receives you application, it will be processed in
    date order. Remember the New Delhi Visa Office will not request any further
    documentation from you. If there are missing documents, this could result in a
    refusal.

    Study Visa Checklist

    1. Have you printed off the Avats summary sheet and signed and
    dated it?
    2. Have you completed the supplementary form fully and properly
    and signed and date it?
    3. Have you submitted documentation on your parent’s income,
    employment details and finances even if they are not your
    sponsors?
    4. If applicable did you disclose details of any adverse/negative
    immigration history such as previous visa refusals, deportation
    from another country or leave curtailment? If you have not
    disclosed this information your application will be refused and
    you will not be able to apply for an Irish visa for 5 years.
    5. Have you submitted you letter of offer from the
    college/university (original or scanned PDF)?
    6. Have you submitted documentation on how you have paid the
    fees and the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT)?
    7. Have you submitted your current and all previous passports? If
    you are unable to submit your previous passports have provided
    an explanation?
    8. Have you submitted a Police Clearance Certificate?
    9. Have you submitted the original certificate with the results of
    your English language test?
    10. Have you submitted all the documentation which was requested?
    Check www.inis.gov.ie or https://www.dfa.ie/irishembassy/india/ (include original educational certificate)
    11. Have you submitted all the documentation which was requested
    on the Supplementary Form?

    The onus is on the applicant to fully complete the Supplementary Form and submit all their documentation to VFS to ensure that the application can be processed without delay. If all the documentation has not been submitted and the Supplementary Form has not been completed fully this will result in your application being refused. Remember not to pay for any flights or any other travel tickets until you have been issued with a visa.

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