Can I visit Belfast with UK visa?

Can you go to Northern Ireland with a UK visa?

If you want to come to Northern Ireland to visit, study or work, you may need to apply for a visa through UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI).

Do I need a visa to go to Belfast from UK?

UK citizens don’t need a passport or visa to travel to the island of Ireland. You can use official photo identification. EU nationals can use a national identity card or a valid passport to enter the Republic of Ireland.

Do I need visa for Northern Ireland if I have UK visa?

People with UK visas or residence permits

If you are a citizen of a country whose nationals need a visa to enter Ireland and you have a valid UK visa or residence permit, you may be required to have a visa to enter Ireland before you arrive in Ireland.

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Can I travel to Ireland with UK tourist visa?

The British-Irish Visa Scheme allows for mutual recognition of short-stay visas between the UK and Ireland. This means that a British short stay visa will be valid for travel onward to Ireland, and an Irish short-stay visa will be valid for travel onward to the UK.

Is Belfast part of the UK or Ireland?


Belfast Scots: Bilfawst Irish: Béal Feirste
County Antrim
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BELFAST

Is Northern Ireland still in the EU?

Great Britain is no longer in a customs union with the European Union. Northern Ireland is also no longer legally in the EU Customs Union, but remains an entry point into it, creating the Irish Sea border, a de facto customs border down the Irish Sea.

Can I travel to Northern Ireland from England without a passport?

Officially, UK citizens do not require a passport to enter Northern Ireland, but carriers by air or sea require some form of identification with a photograph. This means it is usually wise for UK travellers to have their passport to hand, for simplicity.

Do I need a passport to go to Belfast from UK?

British nationals travelling from the UK don’t need a passport to visit Ireland. However, Irish immigration officers will check the ID of all passengers arriving by air from the UK and may ask for proof of nationality, particularly if you were born outside the UK.

Can you travel from England to Northern Ireland?

There are no restrictions or testing requirements if you’re travelling from one region to another within the CTA (UK, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man or the Republic of Ireland). This includes travelling to Northern Ireland via the Republic of Ireland from overseas.

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Can UK ILR holder travel to Ireland?

Citizens of the United Kingdom do not require a visa to travel to Ireland as they have Indefinite Leave To Remain. This means that you can travel freely into and out of the country.

Can I live in Northern Ireland and work in Republic of Ireland?

Irish citizens can continue to live and work in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. British citizens can live and work in Ireland. Both Irish and UK citizens can live in Ireland and work in Northern Ireland (or live in Northern Ireland and work in Ireland).

Can Irish move to UK after Brexit?

Settled status means that you can live in the UK for as long as you want. You will have access to public funds and services (if you are eligible) and you can apply for British citizenship.

Can I go to Belfast with Irish visa?

Under the British-Irish visa scheme, some Irish short stay visas will allow onward travel to the UK and some UK visitor visas will allow onward travel to Ireland. For example, under the scheme an Indian or Chinese visitor in Dublin will be able to make a short trip to London or Belfast without needing a separate visa.

Which countries can I travel with UK visa?

The long answer is you can travel to 33 countries and territories VISA-FREE with UK visa.


  • Mexico. Central America.
  • Panama. Caribbean.
  • Anguilla (British Territory)
  • Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Aruba.
  • Bahamas.
  • Bermuda (British Territory)
  • Bonaire (Dutch Territory)
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How long stay in Ireland with UK visa?

UK visas eligible under the scheme

All standard visitor categories where the maximum period for a single visit is six months (except ‘visitor in transit’ and ‘visitor for marriage or civil partnership’).