Ireland Entry Requirements

Ireland Entry Requirements

Last updated December 2, 2021
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 is allowed with restrictions
Travellers are allowed to enter Ireland. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before travelling.
Last updated Dec. 2, 2021

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travellers
Vaccinated travellers are not required to have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result when travelling to Ireland. For full details and exemptions, see Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Last updated Dec. 2, 2021

No quarantine required
Travellers are not required to quarantine on arrival.
For full details and exemptions, see Irish Government
Last updated Dec. 2, 2021

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


Travellers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination
Travellers 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. Fully vaccinated travellers 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. Travellers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travellers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure. Travellers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them.

Complete Federal Attestation - English
Complete Federal Attestation - French

Details and exemptions
This requirement does not apply to travellers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months. For exemptions for travellers in the process of being vaccinated, travellers from remote communities, and more, please see the Government of Canada.
Last updated Dec. 1, 2021

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Travellers 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) or Sinopharm BIBP. 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. Travellers must hold proof of the positive COVID-19 test and the vaccine dose. Travellers 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 Dec. 2, 2021



Please see below for returning to Canada from Ireland.