and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
Original, signed China passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Itinerary. Full itinerary of your trip, including intended date of departure from country of origin, arrival date in Ireland, activities to be undertaken in Ireland and details of any other countries you intend to visit on this trip.
Health Insurance. Proof of health insurance covering international travel.
• If you are employed, a signed original letter on company letterhead from your employer granting your leave of absence and including the following information: your name, position, salary and date of hire.
your employer’s name and address in Chinese characters as well as the telephone and fax number.
• If retired, a Retirement Certificate indicating the amount of the applicant’s pension.
• If you are a student travelling during periods other than school holidays, an original letter from the school confirming that he/she is enrolled and in good standing and that the school has approved his/her absence.
Marriage Certificate. If you are married or have children under age eighteen, and your spouse or children are remaining at home, you should submit your marriage certificate and birth certificates for the children. Details of any members of your family who are currently in Ireland or any other EU State should be provided.
Proof of accommodation. Proof of accommodation (hotel reservation, proof of ownership or rent a house on behalf of applicant) or, if applicable, the commitment of maintenance and accommodation filled and signed by a person from Ireland.
Proof of solvency. Proof of solvency of the applicant: bank statements from the last 6 months, no deposits.
• If you have children (under 18 years) who do not hold Irish passports, and therefore need a visa, a separate application must be submitted, along with a birth certificate, for each child.
• If you wish a child (under 18 years) from a previous marriage or relationship to travel with you, a Court Order bestowing sole custody of this child must be shown.
• Where the other parent of this child has some custody or access rights, a sworn affidavit by this parent consenting to the child being removed from their home country is required. This signed parental consent must be accompanied by a copy of the consenting parent's passport or national identity card showing the bearer's signature.
For applicants under 18 years:
• An original Birth Certificate must be submitted in all cases.
• If applicant travelling alone or without both parents / guardians, signed consent from parents / guardians accompanied by copies of the consenting parent(s) / guardian(s) passport which clearly shows their signatures.
• If the parents/guardians do not currently hold a passport, the signed consent must be notarised.