Cost of Living

The cost for a student living in Dublin has ranged between €9,000 and €12,000 per year, largely depending on the type of accommodation chosen. These estimates include rent, electricity, food, books, laundry and medicine as well as travel passes and social expenses, but exclude tuition fees.

Did you know?

You can obtain an Irish Visa Application form from the Irish Embassy / Consulate in your own Country.

Irish Visa Application Process

If your application to DIFC is successful, we will send you a Provisional Offer Letter along with full details of fees owed. When your fees have been paid in full DIFC will issue you a Final Offer Letter. When you receive this Final Offer Letter you should apply for your study visa. Students wishing to apply for a study visa to attend DIFC have three choices:

Apply directly for an Irish study visa to your local Irish Consulate/Embassy –

Please read carefully the Irish Student Visa Guidelines checklist to help you to prepare your application.

Apply through your local DIFC Representative Office

DIFC Head Office can advise you when completing your visa application. Click here to see visa requirements. We can also refer to the Irish Department of Justice for complete Student visa requirement:

Apply through the online application form:

Online Application Form

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