Update to Travel Advice and Embassy Services
General COVID-19 Travel Advisory in Operation
Attendance at the Embassy’s public office is currently by appointment only.
To arrange an appointment, or for any queries, please contact us at CanberraEmbassy@dfa.ie. Additional contact information is available here.
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, please see: Passport Online - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (dfa.ie)
For passport inquiries, you may contact our office via WebChat, available on the Embassy website at: Contact Us - Department of Foreign Affairs (dfa.ie)
Foreign Birth Registrations
For information regarding Foriegn Birth Registration please see: Born abroad - Department of Foreign Affairs (dfa.ie)
If you have an urgent query, such as you are an expectant parent, please contact us through the Passport Service webchat team.
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 (irishimmigration.ie)