Ireland: Select Students Eligible for Bridging Permissions

Key Points  

  • Ireland introduced temporary stay permission measures for eligible foreign national students who can provide proof of enrollment in a higher education program  


The government of Ireland will permit certain foreign national students who have enrolled and paid for a higher education program on the Interim List of Eligible Providers that will commence before the end of October 2023 to obtain temporary short-term stay permissions while waiting for a renewed Stamp 2 visa. 

For additional information on the conditions and qualification requirements, check here.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Ireland will allow certain students to obtain short-term stay authorization so long as proof of an application for Stamp 2 permissions and enrollment in a higher education course can be provided.   

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Ireland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.

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