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The Consulate General of Ireland will be operating on an appointment only basis until further notice.

If you wish to make an appointment please call 0131 226 7711 or email

Travel Advice

The availability of transport from Great Britain to Ireland is subject to change. Flights and ferry services continue to operate between Great Britain and Ireland. Some flight operators have already announced that service will reduce in the coming days.

We recommend that Irish visitors to Great Britain closely monitor public announcements regarding the scheduling of flight and ferry services, and be prepared to adjust their travel plans accordingly.

You can find detailed and up to date information on

We encourage citizens to download the Department of Foreign Affairs’ TravelWise App which  provides regularly updated global travel advice.

There is a dedicated Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade phone line for Irish citizens who are abroad or who intend to travel abroad in the near future and have concerns about Coronavirus at +353 (0)1 613 1733.

Health Information
Scottish public health advice can be found at
A free helpline has been set up for those who do not have symptoms but are looking for general health advice: 0800 028 2816.

Passport applicants should apply online here:
This service is open to all applicants.

For information on Visas please call 0203 874 0517 or visit

Citizenship and Foreign Birth Registration
Information available at

Emergency consular assistance will continue to be provided. Please call 0131 226 7711.
If you are calling outside of office hours, you will be prompted to leave a message. After the tone, record your message stating your name, a brief description of the situation and a contact number. The Duty Officer will call you back.

We look forward to returning to normal services as soon as we can.


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Contact Consulate General of Ireland, Edinburgh

Address & Opening Hours

Consulate General of Ireland

16 Randolph Crescent
Edinburgh, EH3 7TT
Tel.: 0131 226 7711

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