How to apply for a WORK VISA
from the Embassy of Ireland, Tokyo
Minimum required documents:
Original of passport valid at least until the expiration date of the relevant
Work Visa (usually for two years).
Original letter outlining the job offer from an employer in Ireland,
corresponding to the designated skills category, stating the starting date and
pay and quoting the employer's Registered Number for Tax purposes and the
applicant's passport number.
3 recently-taken colour photographs (4 cm x 5 cm).
Consular fee: ¥ 13,500 (exact amount in yen cash)
(Spouses of EU nationals are not liable for the fees. Any applicant wishing to
avail of this exemption will be required to show proof of eligibility. (e.g.
original marriage certificate and EU spouse’s original passport.)
Evidence of relevant third-level qualifications (Applicable to persons with job
offers in the ICT sectors).
In respect of any individual case, we may require documentation in excess of the
minimum set out above.
Please ensure that all questions on the form are answered correctly. An incorrect or
incomplete answer to any question will be taken into account when your application
is being considered and could lead to a delay or refusal of your application.
Your application with the accompanying documentation and consular fee (exact
amount in cash
) should be sent by registered mail to the following address:
Embassy of Ireland
Ireland House 5F
The general processing time is approx 3-4 weeks. It is not possible to
guarantee to issue a work visa by a specific time. Your passport will be held by
the Embassy pending decision on your application. Your passport, together with
the Work Visa and other documents will be returned by registered post to the
address stated on the form. You should also give an address on the form where you
will be able to receive registered mail if it is different from your h