Visas for tourists Vesting IrelandTourists from certain countries require visas if they wish to enter Ireland. Find out more. Visas for people visiting Ireland on businessCertain people who wish to travel to Ireland for business purposes require visas. Find out more. Student visas to study in IrelandPeople from certain countries who wish to study in Ireland require visas. Find out more. Customs regulations for travelers to IrelandFind out about the important rules in place regarding customs regulations for people travelling to Ireland. Find out more. Customs and Excise officers – powers to search travelers’ baggageFind out about the important rules in place regarding customs regulations for people travelling to Ireland. Find out more. Bringing pets to IrelandThe importation of pets into Ireland is quite strictly controlled. Information on the procedures for bringing your pet to Ireland. Tax-free purchases for non-EU travellersThe Retail Export Scheme, allows visitors to Ireland (from outside the European Union) to buy goods in Ireland to take home with them and benefit from tax relief. Find out more.