Ireland Entry Requirements

Ireland Entry Requirements

Last updated January 17, 2022
Below are the entry requirements for Ireland. Please note these are fluid and can change with little notice. Please see above and note the “last updated” date. You will also find a link(s) to the most up-to-date information which we encourage you to review the week prior to travel. The following information applies to those with a Canadian passport and who are fully vaccinated. If this does not apply to you, please contact your Travel Advisor.

Most travellers from Canada with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Ireland, but there are restrictions.  

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travellers are allowed to enter Ireland. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before travelling.
Last updated Jan. 12, 2022


No quarantine required
Asymptomatic travellers are not required to quarantine on arrival.
For full details and exemptions, see Irish Government
Last updated Jan. 12, 2022

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Ireland.

Explore EU Digital COVID Certificate

For full details and exemptions, see Irish Government 
Last updated Jan. 12, 2022


VISA REQUIREMENTS
No visa required
To visit Ireland for Tourism, you do not require a visa. To check permitted length of stay and other entry requirements, visit the government site.
Last updated Oct. 21, 2021



DOCUMENTS YOU NEED FOR YOUR TRIP

Travellers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination
Travelers departing from Canadian airports, rail, and passengers vessels on voyages of 24 hours or more need to be fully vaccinated in order to board. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures. Airlines may let you complete your attestation electronically during check-in or via partner apps such as VeriFLY. In this case, it is not necessary to print the form, but travelers may do so as a precaution. If not completed electronically, travelers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them. Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, COVISHIELD), Sinopharm, Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc), or Covaxin, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure. Travelers who fail to comply, refuse, or provide untruthful information on this measure, may be subject to a penalty or a fine.

Complete Federal Attestation - English
Complete Federal Attestation - French

Details and exemptions
This requirement does not apply to: -Travelers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months; -Travelers crossing the Canada-US land border. For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please see the Government of Canada.
Last updated Jan. 12, 2022

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a vaccination certificate showing that it has passed 7 days after the 2nd dose of Pfizer-BioNTech, 14 days after the 2nd dose of Moderna, 15 days after the 2nd dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca, 14 days after a single dose of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), 14 days after the 2nd dose of Coronavac (Sinovac), Sinopharm BIBP, or Covaxin. Mixed vaccines of any of the previously mentioned are recognized in Ireland as a complete vaccination if at least 14 days have passed after the second dose. A single dose of any of the above vaccines was administered a maximum of 180 days after a positive COVID-19 RT-PCR test result is also accepted as a full vaccination. Travelers must hold proof of the positive COVID-19 test and the vaccine dose. Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof. Explore EU Digital COVD Certificate.

For full details and exemptions, see Irish Government.
Last updated Jan. 12, 2022

Mandatory passenger locator form
All travelers, including those in transit through Ireland, must complete a passenger locator form a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Ireland.

Complete online

Details and exemptions
After completing this form travelers will receive an email that contains a receipt. This receipt verifies that travelers have completed the Passenger Locator Form. Travelers will be asked to show this receipt when boarding your plane, ferry, or to border officials. One form should be completed for each traveler aged 18 years or older. Details of children under the age of 18 should be included on a form completed by an adult accompanying them including name, age, and proof of the medical event.  

For full details and exemptions, see Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Last updated on Jan. 12, 2022

ADDITIONAL INFO

Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks on public transport and some businesses.

For full details and exemptions, see Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Last updated on Jan. 12, 2022

IRELAND EXIT REQUIREMENTS

Please see below for returning to Canada from Ireland. 

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