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We provide a wide range of consular services in addition to passports. We also provide consular assistance to Irish citizens in emergencies.
Information about visas for Ireland, as well as information on US visa requirements for Irish citizens.
Information on entitlement to Irish citizenship; citizenship through descent; citizenship through naturalisation; and reclaiming or renouncing your Irish citizenship.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Ireland can authenticate Irish documents for use abroad.
Some US authorities ask for certified Consulate copies of passports and other Irish documents.
If you want to get married or enter into a civil partnership abroad, you’ll need to meet all the legal requirements of the country in question.
The J1 Working Holiday Agreement between Ireland and the US allows certain categories of Irish and US citizens to work and travel in each country for up to 12 months.
We can provide assistance and advice in a wide variety of situations.
Details of the fees applicable to our consular services
If you’re planning to take part in the J1 Student Work and Travel programme, here’s some useful advice to help ensure your trip goes smoothly.
If you’re travelling to the United States of America (USA), our travel advice and updates give you practical tips and useful information.