Visa info for International Students wanting to study in Ireland

Visa Information

Visa Information

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Depending on your nationality you may be required to apply for a visa to study in Ireland. For full and complete information on visa requirements please follow this link: http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/WP07000016

Evidence of Financial Requirements for international students, please follow this link: http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/WP07000016

It is the enrolling students responsibility to inform us when they have submitted their visa application. A visa reference number and date of submission of visa application is required. A full list of the required documents for visa application can be seen www.inis.gov.ie. Should your visa application be refused a refund (Less a €300 administration fee) will be returned to you. Please note that we reserve the right not to refund fees where false, fraudulent or fake documents have been submitted as part of a visa application. Should your visa application be successful you are required to send confirmation to us directly with a copy of the stamp on your passport.

Please allow sufficient time to process the visa application as this can take anything from 4-16 weeks to process.

You will also need to advise us when you hope to travel before the start of the course so that we can provide additional details to you such as; accommodation, timetables, registration and induction schedule and possible part-time job opportunities available (if required).

Medical Insurance Requirement:

All Visa requiring international students are required to have private medical insurance, either personally or through a group scheme at time of registration. To support you meeting this requirement IBAT College’s tuition fees for visa requiring international students includes payment an approved insurance policy, which the College purchases for you upon receipt of full tuition fee payment.

Learner Protection Policy (English Language programmes)

IBAT College Dublin is a member of Marketing English in lreland (MEl), www.mei.ie.
Marketing English in lreland (MEl) member schools espouse Learner Protection, thereby being able to guarantee to students that they will be able to complete all language courses for which they are enrolled.
This policy is set out as a condition of membership within the MEI Bye-Laws
Section 2.3 (E)
"ln the interests of Learner Protection MEI members must agree that, in the event of an MEI school going unexpectedly out of business, they will accept students whose course of tuition in the closed school has not yet expired. The allocation of such students to member schools will be managed by the MEI office."

Protection for Enrolled Learners

Learner Protection for this programme is provided by O'Driscoll O'Neill and underwritten by Hiscox Insurance Company Limited. The learner protection insurance policy is governed by section 65(4)(b) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012. For further information please refer to 1.1.7 at this link