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We provide a wide range of consular services in addition to passports, including visas and citizenship. We also provide consular assistance to Irish citizens in emergencies.
Information about visas for Ireland and for Irish citizens travelling to the USA
Information on citizenship through descent (foreign birth registration), naturalisations, and reclaiming or renouncing your Irish citizenship.
You may need the Department of Foreign Affairs in Ireland to authenticate your Irish documents for use abroad. Contact us regarding authentication of US documents for use in Ireland.
If you want to get married or enter into a civil partnership abroad, you’ll need to meet all the legal requirements of the country in question.
We can provide assistance and advice in a wide variety of situations
A list of fees charged for Miscellaneous Consular Services provided by the Consulate-General of Ireland in Boston.
A detailed guide on all the practicalities of moving to Ireland, including rights of residence, study, and work is available from Citizens Information.
If you’re travelling to the United States of America (USA), our travel advice and updates give you practical tips and useful information.
If you’re planning to take part in the J1 Student Work and Travel programme, here’s some useful advice to help ensure your trip goes smoothly.
If you have an additional question or query please contact us.