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Updated travel advice & information about Consulate services

Travel Advice

The current travel advice for Australia is available online here. The Department of Foreign Affairs advises against all non-essential travel overseas. 

Irish citizens who have concerns about the Coronavirus can call the Department of Foreign Affairs dedicated phone line on +353 (0)1 613 1733.

Irish citizens wishing to return to Ireland from Australia are advised to do so as soon as possible as fewer options may be available due to an expected reduction in scheduled flights. Please contact your airline if in doubt. For further travel related information, please consult the Department of Foreign Affairs website. 

Health related information for New South Wales is available online here or by calling the Australia’s National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.


Consulate Services

The Consulate’s public office has re-opened to the public. In order to contribute to efforts to suppress the transmission of Coronavirus, we ask the public to adhere to the following guidelines:

-         No more than 2 people in the public area at any one time

-         Maintain social distancing

-         Use hand sanitizer provided in the public area


The online passport service remains the fastest and cheapest way to renew your passport. Please visit the website to renew online. 

Passport Online

Passport Online

Irish passports can be renewed from anywhere in the world using Passport Online. Irish citizens can apply for first time passports and renewals online if they are resident in:

  • Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • United States

Apply Online

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Consulate General of Ireland

Level 26, 1 Market Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Tel.: (02) 9264 9635

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