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Contact Consulate General San Francisco

The Consulate General of Ireland San Francisco offers consular services to the following states;

Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Hawaii, Colorado, New Mexico, Guam & the Marianas.

To check the status of your passport please track it through the DFA Track your Passport website. For any other passport questions please contact our consular officers via WebChat who can be reached Monday to Friday 6:30am-12:30pm.

For COVID-19 Updates or Travel related questions, please note that our consular officers are working off the same information that can be found on our website. Any updated information will be posted online. 

 *Please note that the Consulate General San Francisco no longer processes Foreign Birth Registrations (FBR), and does not have access to FBR applications. Processing of Foreign Birth registration will resume on a phased basis from Monday 15 November. At present, due to the complex nature of the Foreign Birth Registration and the pause in the Service due to the Covid-19 restrictions you should allow approximately 2 years for processing of Foreign Birth Registration applications at this time. For applications that are already in progress or require immediate attention please contact the FBR office via WebChat.

The Consulate General of Ireland cannot provide status updates on Visa applications. See here for Visa fees and more information on processing visas.


Passport WebChat

Our Passport WebChat is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am - 3.30pm ET / 8.30am - 2.30pm CST / 6:30am-12:30pm PT. Chats may be recorded for training and quality control purposes.

While all WebChat operators are staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs, this software solution is powered by a third party: Edgetier.

Further information available at:

Digital Assistant: Cara

Please feel free to chat with our digital assistant, Cara, about any queries you may have. Cara is located on the bottom right corner of your screen, and can also be used to book appointments with the Consulate General of Ireland in San Francisco.

Did you know that Cara is the Irish word for friend?

Other Queries

Use the form below to get in touch with us.

Please note if you have a passport query we ask that you use the WebChat feature found above on this page. Passport email queries will not be responded to.

Please note that your email address will be validated on entry.

Emergency Contact Details

If you are in need of emergency assistance after 5pm Monday through Friday or on weekends, please contact us at +1(415)392-4214 and the Duty Officer will assist you.

Alternatively, if you need assistance in Ireland you may contact the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin at +353-1-408-2000.