International Office - Once You’ve Applied

International Office

Enrolling with the University

What to do once you have received an offer to come to DCU…

  1. Accept your offer of a place in the programme by filling out the ‘Acceptance/Rejection’ form (for undergraduate students) or replying to PAC via e-mail (for postgraduate students).
  2. Pay the full tuition fee to DCU and keep copies of all payments made. The methods of payments are outlined in a document in this mailing.
  3. Contact DCU for a ‘Visa Letter’, which will be needed in order to apply for a Study Visa for Ireland. Students should contact; The Visa Letter cannot be issued by DCU until the full tuition fees have been received.
  4. Contact your nearest Irish Embassy or Consulate for information regarding applying for a Study Visa to study in Ireland and check out
  5. Please ensure to allow adequate time for the visa application process – it can take between 6 weeks and 3 months, depending on the time of the year.
  6. Ensure that you arrive in time for the Orientation programme, which provides crucial information about studying at DCU
  7. We will contact you again by e-mail before you arrive in Ireland. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us if you have any further enquiries

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