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Update to travel advice


Important Update to Embassy Services

In line with the advice from the ACT government, the Embassy is now closed to the public.  All staff are working remotely, and consular services continue to be provided.  The most efficient way to contact us is via email 


Important Travel Advice Update

General COVID-19 Travel Advisory in Operation

For the latest update please read the General COVID-19 Travel Advisory >


Passport Service 

Passport online is now open to all applicants, including those resident in Australia. This includes passport renewals, first time passport applicants and children. All applications must now be made online as paper applications are no longer being processed. 

To apply via Passport Online click here Passport Online - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade ( 

For passport inquiries please contact our office during office hours Monday to Friday through our WebChat service available on the Embassy's website at Contact Us - Department of Foreign Affairs ( 


Foreign Birth Registrations

Processing of Foreign Birth registrations is paused as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. 

If you have an urgent query, such as you are an expectant parent, please contact us through the Passport Service webchat team.  

For more information regarding Foriegn Birth Registration please see Born abroad - Department of Foreign Affairs ( 


Working Holiday Authorisation 

Please note that we are not currently processing Working Holiday Authorisations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have temporarily ceased accepting new applications under the Working Holiday Authorisation scheme.

We intend to resume accepting applications as soon as circumstances allow. Keep an eye on our website to see when WHA services resume.



For the latest information on visas please see  Home - Immigration Service Delivery ( 


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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20 Arkana Street
ACT 2600
Tel: +61 2 62140000

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