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COVID-19 Update

*** 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.

Consulate Services

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

Brexit

The UK’s Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. Information on Brexit is available from the Embassy of Ireland here.

Passports

For information on Passports please click here.

Visas

For information on visas please visit https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/great-britain/our-services/visas/ or email visamail@justice.ie and put London Visa Office in the subject bar. 

Emergencies

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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Information on Brexit

Information on Brexit

Irish citizens in Britain and businesses trading with or through the UK may have queries following the end of the Brexit transition period on 31st December. Visit our Brexit page for more information.

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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

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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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