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Consular Fees

The following is a list of fees charged for Consular Services provided by the Consulate General of Ireland. For further details on these services please check the relevant section of our website.

The preferred method of payments to the Embassy for all services is by bank transfer, however payment can also be made in cash or by cheque. Please see details below.

For an exhaustive list of fees, please see the full list of current consular fees.

Service/Item HKD
Adult 10 year 780
Adult large 10 year 1030
5-year passport for those under 18 years 370
Emergency Travel Document 250
Out of hours fee 660
Passport Certification Fee 330
Single Entry 740
Multiple Entry 1160
Working Holiday Authorisation No Charge
Foreign Birth Registration  
Adult (18 or over) 2630
Under 18 1315
Replacement Certificate 210
Certificate of Freedom to Marry (Certificate de Coutome/Nulla Osta)  
Per Irish applicant:  
Applications received more than 28 days before intended date of marriage 630
Applications received 28 days or less before the intended date of marriage 1260
Miscellaneous other charges, inluding:  
Verifying/Certifying a copy of any document 420
Attesting the signature or seal of a foreign authority 420
Fee for witnessing an affidavit made by an Irish citizen 420
Certifying that an original document has been seen and verified by the Embassy 105
Issuing certificates, letters or other documents not otherwise provided for in the regulations 420

The fees charged for consular services such as issuing passports and visas, foreign birth registrations, authentication of documents and administering oaths are fixed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade by way of Statutory Instrument issued under Section 3 of the Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Provision of Services) Act, 1993. They are subject to review at the discretion of the Minister.

Payment methods

Payments to the Consulate can be made by bank transfer (see below). You can also present payments in cash or Hong Kong Dollar-denominated cheque drawn on a local bank. We can only accept local currency for applications submitted in Hong Kong. Cheques should be made payable to "Dept Foreign Affairs & Trade Ireland Consulate HK HKD Public Bank".

Bank details for electronic transfers

Bank Name HSBC
Bank Address 1 Queen's Road, Central Hong Kong
Currency Hong Kong Dollar
Account Name Dept Foreign Affairs & Trade Ireland Consulate HK HKD Public Bank A/C
Account No  848-659975-838 

Note: Please enclose a copy of bank transfer or deposit slip with your application.