PASSPORTS: Valid passport required by all except:
(a) 1. persons born in the UK travelling direct from
the UK (applicable to British passport holders only);
(b) 2. nationals of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg
and The Netherlands holding a valid national photo identity card (it is,
however, advisable to bring a valid passport).
Note: Whilst UK citizens do not require a passport or visa to
enter Ireland, most carriers by air or sea now require some form of identification
with photograph, usually a passport or driving license with photo. Visitors
are advised to check what form of ID is required with the individual airline,
ferry company or travel agent before travelling.
VISAS: Required by all except the following:
(a) nationals of countries referred to in the chart above;
(b) nationals of Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, The Bahamas,
Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, British Dependent Territories*,
Brunei, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Dominica, El Salvador, Fiji, Grenada,
Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR), Iceland, Israel, Kiribati,
Korea (Rep), Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Macau (SAR), Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius,
Mexico, Monaco, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, St Kitts
& Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, San Marino, Seychelles,
Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tonga,
Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela
and Western Samoa;
(c) transit passengers continuing their journey within 24 hours by the
same or first connecting flight provided holding valid onward or return
documentation and not leaving the airport. However, the following nationals
do require a visa: Afghanistan, Albania, Bulgaria, Cuba, Congo (Dem Rep),
Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Moldova, Nigeria, Romania,
Serbia & Montenegro, Somalia and Sri Lanka.
Note: (a) *Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory (South
Georgia, South Sandwich Islands), British Indian Ocean Territory (Chagos
Archipelago, Danger Island, Diego Garcia and Peros Banos), British Virgin
Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands & Dependencies, Gibraltar,
Montserrat, Pitcairn (Ducie & Oneno Islands, Henderson), St Helena
& Dependencies (Ascension Island, Tristan da Cunha), the Sovereign
Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia and Turks & Caicos Islands. (b)
Persons holding a Hong Kong Certificate of Identity require an entry visa.
Types of visa and cost: Single-entry: £42. Multiple-entry:
£70. Nationals of some countries receive visas free of charge. Enquire
at Consulate/Consular Section of Embassy for further details
Application to: Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy);
requirements: (a) Valid passport. (b) One completed application
form. (c) Fee. (d) Letters to substantiate purpose of visit. (e) Three
passport-size photos. (f) Letter from place of employment/study.
days required: 10.