Application Form. One fully completed and signed application form.
Passport: Original passport valid for 3 months after the expiration date of the visa and containing two blank visa pages (plus copy).
Photo requirements. Biometric photo (35 x 45 mm),not older than 6 months.
Letter from the tax authorities. Income Tax Return (ITR) form.
Employment letter. If the applicant is employed, he/she should attach a recent letter from the employer (headed letter with name, date of issue, address, telephone number and position of signatory and registration number in Ireland and /or payslips for the last three months. Self-employed should present a recent letter from the accountant, banker or solicitor, stating self-employment or business ownership in Ireland. Students should present a recent, official and signed letter from the school, college or university, stating the date of issue, name of the applicant and type of studies, number of lessons (hours) per week and attendance record.
Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or confirmed itinerary.
Bank Statement. Copies of original bank statements from the past 3 months (no online statements accepted).
Hotel Reservations. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations including name of the applicant, name and address of the hotel, duration of stay.
Health Insurance. Proof of health insurance covering international travel on the Schengen territory. This insurance must be valid for the whole of this territory and the whole of the stay. The minimum cover is 30,000 EUR.
Irish Residence permit. Original plus photocopy. Valid for at least 3 months beyond the return date of the trip
to the Schengen Area. If holding a residence permit card, please copy both sides.