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1. Posted by trvlgrl12 (Budding Member 3 posts) 9y

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Hello, I am a US citizen and I would like to spend 6 months in Ireland next summer/fall. I understand I do not need a visa for up to 90 days. What do I do so I can stay legally another 90 days? Do I have to apply for a re-entry visa or something? Show proof of funds?... if so, how much? Is it difficult to do this? I also would like to take short (maybe a week) trips to other countries like France and Italy. Thank you for any advice/information!!

2. Posted by niallo (Budding Member 14 posts) 9y

Hi, these 2 websites below should give you all the info you need and provide contact details if you have further questions:

http://www.inis.gov.ie/
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categories/moving-country/moving-to-ireland

3. Posted by Luke_NI (Full Member 5 posts) 9y

I'd encourage you to come to Northern Ireland during your visit, don't just limit yourself to south of the boarder !

4. Posted by trvlgrl12 (Budding Member 3 posts) 9y

Thank you!

Luke: Apparently US citizens are allowed to be in Northern Ireland for 6 months without a visa I'm assuming I could fly there and just go to the Republic (after spending some time in NI, of course;)). Is it easy to cross the border without hassle? Thanks

5. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 9y

No it's 90 days again.