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If you are considering going to the U.S.A., we would advise you to consult with the U.S. Department of State for the most up to date information, as visa and immigration procedures change regularly: click here for contact details.

Our 'Going to the USA' booklet aims to information in a manner and style that is easily understood and which allows you to deal with the practicalities of moving to the USA.

Factsheet: U.S. 'Green Card' DV Lottery 2014

See the official U.S. Department of State website

See also the official updated DV-2014 Guidelines available on the U.S. Dept. of State website:

Factsheet: U.S. 12 Month Intern Work & Travel Visa - updated June 2012

Click here to read more information on the programme from the U.S. Embassy

Guide to Moving to New York from the Aisling Irish Community Center, New York

Thinking of going to the USA - Full Version (3 MB)

Click on the relevant chapter name to open it

Chapter 1


Going to USA

Chapter 2

Visiting USA

Chapter 3

General Information

Chapter 4

Working in USA

For up to date information on visas and immigration please see the website of the U.S. Department of State

Chapter 5

Immigrant Visas

Chapter 6


Chapter 7


Chapter 8


Chapter 9

Finding a Job

Chapter 10


Chapter 11

Banking & Finance

Chapter 12

Driving in USA

Chapter 13

Irish Contacts

Chapter 14


Chapter 15

Dos and Don'ts



U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs


Embassy of the United States

42 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4


Visa Info line: 1580 47 8472 (€2.40 p/min)



US Embassy Dublin

Irish Embassy and Consulates in the USA
US Department of State visa information

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) and

Official DV Lottery Website

J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Programme

Coalition of Irish Immigration Centres

Find your local Irish Centre
Irish Apostalate USA
Failte 32
Department of Foreign Affairs Travel Advice for the USA

US Yellow Pages


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