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July 9, 2024
2024-1318

Ireland announces new visa requirement for nationals of Botswana and South Africa

Effective 10 July 2024, nationals of Botswana and South Africa must obtain a visa prior to entering Ireland for business, work, study, family visit or tourism purposes or to transit through the country. Transitional arrangements are in place until 9 August 2024 for nationals of Botswana and South Africa who made travel arrangements (e.g., booked tickets to Ireland) before 10 July 2024. These individuals will be able to travel to Ireland without a visa until 9 August 2024, provided they can provide proof that they booked flight tickets before 10 July 2024. Travelers must consider transit requirements applicable in other countries before traveling. Those who make travel arrangements after 10 July 2024 must apply for and obtain a valid entry visa to enter Ireland.

A Tax Alert prepared by EY's People Advisory Services group, and attached below, provides additional details.

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