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Ireland’s visa office in Moscow endeavours to process your visa application efficiently, and with the minimum documentation, especially if you have a travel history to Ireland. Our priority is to assess applications quickly, bearing in mind an applicant’s travel plans.

The Irish Embassy visa office in Moscow accepts visa applications from citizens of the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. For citizens of Ukraine, please click here for details on where to apply.

Visa Waiver Scheme

Ireland currently offers a visa waiver programme that allows Russian citizens with a valid, UK visa that has been validated by UK border control within the last 6 months to travel onwards from the UK for a short-term stay to Ireland. Click here for more information.

Short Stay Visas

  • Short Stay Visit (Family or Tourist).
  • Short Stay Study, Research or Exam.
  • Short Term Employment, Training.
  • Short Stay Business, Conference or Performance.


Long Stay Visas

  • Join Family.
  • Study, Research or Examinations.


Business Multi-Entry Visas

  • One Year Multi-Entry Visas for applicants with no previous visa history.
    • Two Year Multi-Entry Visas for applicants with a satisfactory Schengen, UK or US visa history
    • Three Year Multi-Entry Visas for applicants with a satisfactory Irish visa history.