The application fees for Irish visas are:
|Single entry||CNY 480|
|Multi entry||CNY 800|
The visa fee is an administration fee. It is not refundable if your application is either withdrawn or refused.You may be exempt from the requirement to pay the visa fee. Read more about who is exempt from the requirement to pay the visa fee on this page.
If you are attending at a visa application centre for the purpose of providing your biometric information and/or submitting the documents relating to your online visa application you are required to pay a service charge. This fee is to be paid separately which is not included with the visa fee.
The service charge is: CNY 240
Beneficiary of Directive 2004/38/EC (the ‘Free Movement Directive’)
If you are a beneficiary of Directive 2004/38/EC (the ‘Free Movement Directive’) i.e. a ‘qualifying family member’ of an EU/EEA /Swiss Citizen and are attending at a visa application centre for the purpose of providing your biometric information you are exempt from the service charge.
You have the option of submitting your supporting documents to the relevant Irish consular facility yourself or availing of the service offered by the visa application centre. If you avail of the service offered by the visa application service you will be required to pay the service charge at a reduced rate.
The reduced rate service charge is: CNY 180
Read more about the ‘Free Movement Directive’ and family members of EU/EEA /Swiss Citizen on the website of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service.
Check here to see if you come within one of the categories of visa applicants who are exempt from the requirement to pay the visa fee.
Nationalities exempt from visa fees
|Ecuador||Republic of Macedonia|
Family members of Irish Citizens who are exempt from visa fees
Family member of EEA citizen who is exempt from visa fees
Beneficiaries of Directive 2004/38/EC (Free Movement Directive) i.e. “qualifying family members” of EU/EEA /Swiss Citizens are exempt from visa fees
Other persons who are exempt from visa fees
Please note: All references to 'spouse' also apply to a civil partner i.e. a person who has contracted a registered partnership, or is a party to a class of legal relationship specified in an order under section 5 of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 as entitled to be recognised as a civil partnership.
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