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The Chicago Consulate is fully operational, however the public office is closed until further notice. For all enquiries, please email us through the 'contact us' section or call our office between the hours of 10 am - 1 pm CST at +1 312 337 2700 Mon-Fri. Outside these hours, emergency services for Irish citizens only are available by calling the emergency number +1-312 330 7823. Please leave a voicemail and your call will be returned as soon as possible if it is deemed an emergency.

Click here for important updated information on travel into Ireland, new online passport processing system, visa processing, and Citizenship enquiries.

Nov 30 Travel Update/Covid Testing: With effect from 00.01am on Friday 3 December 2021, persons arriving into the Irish State from overseas who have been vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 will be required also to have a certified “negative/not detected” test result. More information in this link

EU Digital COVID Certificate portal is now open to Irish passport holders and accessible here

Foreign Birth Registration processing has resumed in Dublin.

As of 1 November, processing has resumed for Working Holiday Authorisations.

Passport Online

Passport Online

Irish passports can be renewed from anywhere in the world using Passport Online. Irish citizens can apply for first time passports and renewals online if they are resident in:

  • Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • United States

Apply Online

Contact Consulate of Ireland, Chicago

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Consulate General of Ireland

1 East Wacker Drive
Suite 1820
ChicagoIL 60601

Tel.: +1-312-337-2700

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