Approval in Principle Scheme
Under this scheme, applicants for a study visa from India, who have
been accepted on to a HETAC (the Higher Education and Training
Awards Council in Ireland) approved course, can apply for a study
visa without having to pay the requisite college fees in advance.
Fees need only be paid when the visa application has been approved.
Once evidence of the Electronic Fee Transfer has been submitted to
the visa office New Delhi the visa will issue.
Please check with your Irish Education provider as to whether or
not your course is HETAC approved.
This is also detailed on the Internalisation Register of the Department
of Education in Ireland.
Applicants under this scheme should apply at least 5 weeks in
advance of their date of course commencement to allow time for the
Electronic Fee Transfer to take place.
Electronic Fund Transfer is the only acceptable method of fee
payment recognised by the Irish Visa Office, New Delhi.