In general, delegates who are not citizens of Ireland and who are not a national of one of the countries listed below, are required to have a valid Irish visa.
The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service also operates an Irish Short Stay Visa Waiver Programme, which allows delegates from a selected list of countries to enter Ireland without a visa if they have a UK ‘C’ General Visa and meet certain conditions.
Attendees should apply for visas at least 8 weeks in advance of travelling to Ireland.
Invitation Letter Requests (for Visa Requirements)
If you need an invitation letter to obtain a visa to attend ICIS, please follow the step below:
- Register and complete your payment for your conference registration
- Afterwards, complete and submit the Invitation Letter Request Form
- Email a copy of your registration receipt to the AIS registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: Visa requests can take several weeks, registrants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Letter of Invitation no later than 2 months prior to the conference.