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The International Office provides various letters of support that you may need throughout your academic year as an International (Non EU) Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Study Abroad or Exchange/Erasmus student. Please allow at least three working days for your letter to be produced. Letters can be collected from the International Office on the DCU All Hallows Campus (bring your student card as identification). Bank and PPS Letters can be posted to you for proof of address, if you have no other official proof of address.

Important – Please ensure that your current address in Dublin is updated on your My Details via DCU Apps.

  • INIS (formerly GNIB) Registration Letter:  Request this when you have made your appointment to register with INIS. 
    • This letter is only valid for 7 days; please do not order the letter more than 7 days before your INIS appointment. 
    • If you need more information on registering with INIS please read here.
  • Re-Entry Visa Letter: Request this if you have a student visa and you want to travel abroad. 
    • This letter is only valid for 7 days; please do not order the letter more than 7 days before your re-entry visa appointment. 
    • As we state your home address on this letter, please make sure your address is updated on the student portal.
    • If you need more information on re-entry visas please read here
  • Bank Letter: Request this if you require confirmation of student status and/or proof of address for opening an Irish bank account.
    • You need to have a current address in Ireland. 
    • The address must match the address on your My Details via DCU Apps. We cannot issue a letter if the addresses do not match.
    • This letter can be posted and used a official PROOF OF ADDRESS, which is required by the bank. Bring the posted letter and envelope to the bank and this will be accepted as proof that you are resident in Ireland.  
    • If you have other official proof of address (i.e. tenancy contract, campus accommodation agreement, utilities bill) you can collect this letter or have it emailed to you.  
  • PPS Letter: Request this if you require proof of address to obtain a PPS number for part time working.
    • You need to have a current address in Ireland.
    • The address must match the address on your My Details via DCU Apps. We cannot issue a letter if the addresses do not match
    • This letter can be posted and used as official PROOF OF ADDRESS, which is required by the Welfare Office. Bring the posted letter plus envelope to the local Welfare Office and this will be accepted as proof that you are a resident of Ireland. 
    • If you need more information on applying for a PPS number please read here
  • Availability to Work Letter: Request this letter if you need written confirmation that you are a registered student in DCU for the current Academic Year and are eligibnle to work part time.
  • Completion of Programme Letter:  Request this letter if you have successfully completed a full time undergraduate or postgraduate programme at DCU and are now eligible to apply for the Third Level Graduate Working Scheme.
  • Embassy Letter: Request this letter if you need a visa to enter other countries. Please check with the Embassy of the country you want to travel to and they will confirm if you require a visa to enter.
  • Graduation Visa Invitation Letter:  Request this letter for up to two guests who will attend your graduation ceremony at DCU.
    • The letter should be submitted to the Irish Embassy to support a Visa application. Please contact the relevant Embassy for further details on visa applications.

 Comment Box:  If you have any special requests, please submit the details in our comment box.

Please note:  We do not issue letters related to fees. If you need a receipt of payment or a copy of an invoice please contact fees@dcu.ie