Ireland Entry Requirements

Ireland Entry Requirements

Last updated May 20, 2022
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
Travelers are allowed to enter Ireland. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.
Last updated May 17, 2022

No quarantine required
Asymptomatic travellers are not required to quarantine on arrival.
For full details and exemptions, see Irish Government
Last updated May 17, 2022

COVID-19 Testing

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
Travelers are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Ireland. 

For full details and exemptions, see Irish Government 
Last updated May 18, 2022

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 May 19, 2022


Travellers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination
All travelers departing from Canada via air, rail, or cruise ships need to be fully vaccinated. This requirement applies to all travelers aged 12 years plus 4 months and older. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures. Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are: -AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222); -Bharat Biotech (Covaxin, BBV152 A, B, C); -Medicago Covifenz; -Novavax (NVX-COV2373, Nuvaxovid, Covovax); -Moderna (mRNA-1273); -Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2); -Sinopharm BIBP (BBIBP-CorV); -Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc). The accepted 1 dose vaccine is: -Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before arrival. Travelers who fail to comply, refuse, or provide untruthful information on this measure, may be subject to a penalty or a fine.

Details and exemptions
For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.For full details and exemptions, see Government of Canada.
Last updated May 10, 2022

No proof of vaccination required for Ireland
Travelers are not required to present proof of vaccination to enter Ireland.
For full details and exemptions, see Irish Government

Last updated on May 18, 2022


Masks are recommended in public transportation
Travelers are recommended to wear masks on public transportation.

Last updated on May 17, 2022


Please see below for returning to Canada from Ireland.