Irish Naturalization and Immigration Service is the site from where you can check the type of Visa u want and can fill the application form there. While making the application, visit Embassy of Ireland, New Delhi for more information if required. You will find the summary application sheet there from where you can pay the visa fees. Even if you require submitting you biometrics before this sheet will guide you. An application transition number will be given after submission you should keep it in the record for further reference.
Payment of visa fee and service charge can be done on this website. In the VFS Global visa application centers, no visa fees or service charges will be accepted. For additional services (optional services) payment can be made in the VFS Global visa application centers.
While paying Visa fees details are to be registered. Application transaction number, passport number, the expiry date of the passport, and email address are to be stated. If there is any exemption of fees at this stage you can notify it and fill accordingly.
If submission of documents and other biometrics is required you need to book an appointment with the visa application center. The appointment should be within 30 days of your online visa application process. After the payment, the only appointment can be booked
Certain documents are required along when you come to the visa application center. They are
Printed and signed application sheet
Passport size photographs ( these photographs should be colored and according to the norms specified by the Immigration service)
Valid passport which has sufficient space for stickers ( minimum of one empty page should be there)
Appointment letter with the visa center and confirmation slip that payment is done
Signed application letter with full contact details
For a child that is if a person is under 18 then a birth certificate is required along. If the child is traveling alone then consent of both parents and stating that they are sponsoring the trip along with details of their passport.
Supporting document for the relevant visa category.
A copy of original documents.