*** Disruption to post in Great Britain and Northern Ireland ***
Due to the current Royal Mail industrial action, the Passport Service has temporarily suspended posting passports and documentation to Great Britain and Northern Ireland with effect from December 12th. The Passport Service will keep this under review. In the meantime, all passports and documentation will be stored securely with the Passport Service in Dublin. If you have applied for a passport or are awaiting the return of documentation and you need these urgently, please contact the Passport Service on +353 1 671 1633.
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 EdinburghConGen@dfa.ie
The UK’s Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. Information on Brexit is available from the Embassy of Ireland here.
For information on Passports please click here.
For information on visas please visit https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/great-britain/our-services/visas/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org and put London Visa Office in the subject bar.
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.
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