S.I. No. 643/2021 - Immigration Act 2004 (Visas) (Amendment) (No. 5) Order 2021

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 3rd December, 2021.

I, HELEN MCENTEE, Minister for Justice, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 17 of the Immigration Act 2004 (No. 1 of 2004) (as adapted by the Justice and Equality (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2020 ( S.I. No. 452 of 2020 )), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Immigration Act 2004 (Visas) (Amendment) (No. 5) Order 2021.

2. This Order comes into operation on 30 November 2021.

3. The Immigration Act 2004 (Visas) Order 2014 ( S.I. No. 473 of 2014 ) is amended in Schedule 5 by the insertion of “Mozambique” after “Moldova”.


GIVEN under my Official Seal,

29 November 2021.


Minister for Justice.


(This is not part of the Statutory Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This Order further amends Schedule 5 to the Immigration Act 2004 (Visas) Order 2014. The Order provides that nationals of Mozambique are required to be in possession of a valid Irish transit visa when arriving at a port in the State for purposes of passing through the port in order to travel to another state.