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NOTICE of Consulate's public office closure

On March 16th the Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco, London Breed, issued a ‘Shelter in Place’ Order, which is effective as of midnight on Tuesday, March 17th until April 7th, 2020, or until it is extended. Similar orders are in place across the six counties of the Bay Area.

The Consulate’s public office is closed for the duration of this Order.

During this period normal consular services (passport renewal, visa applications, working holiday agreement etc.) will not be available except in cases of genuine emergency. Please note that most Irish Passports can now be renewed online at  

If you are in need of emergency assistance, you can contact the Consulate through our website “Contact us” form: or on the emergency number: +1 415 823 7150 and leave a message.

The mailbox and answering machine are both monitored regularly and an officer will contact you as soon as possible. 


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