Ireland student visa recognition
Cambridge English exams are accepted by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) for Student Immigration Permission for international students from outside the EEA.
7 of the English language exams on the INIS approved list are Cambridge English exams. With more exams on the INIS list than any other awarding body, more dates to choose from than ever, and more institutions around the world recognising the quality of Cambridge English exams for immigration, study or employment, Cambridge English exams open doors for students studying English in Ireland and beyond.
If you’re planning to enrol at university, you can use the following Cambridge English exams:
Before applying for any course, we recommend you check the English requirements with your chosen institution as these may differ from the INIS requirements.
If you are planning on taking a short term English language course (preparation course) which lasts no longer than six months you can use the following Cambridge English exams. Your certificate must have been issued within two years of the expected start date of your course.
Before applying for any course, we recommend you check the English requirements with your chosen institution. For more information about using Cambridge English exams for visa and immigration, visit the INIS website.
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