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
Irish citizens who are in Great Britain, or who intend to travel to Great Britain in the near future should visit the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Travel Advice page.
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.
Scottish public health advice can be found at https://www.nhsinform.scot/coronavirus
A free helpline has been set up for those who do not have symptoms but are looking for general health advice: 0800 028 2816.
The Passport Service has resumed the processing of online applications. Passport Online is open to all applicants, including children, renewing their passports and those applying for their first passport who are resident in Ireland, UK, EU, EEA and Switzerland. This is the fastest and cheapest way to get your first Irish passport or renew your passport.
Due to the Covid-19 emergency, the Passport Service is currently only processing online applications. The Passport Express Service operated by post offices in Glasgow has been temporarily suspended until further notice.
To apply via Passport Online click here https://passportonline.dfa.ie/Apply/Passport
For information on visas please visit https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/great-britain/our-services/visas/
Or email email@example.com and put London Visa Office in the subject bar.
Citizenship and Foreign Birth Registration
Information available at https://www.dfa.ie/citizenship
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.
Consulate General of Ireland
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