The Embassy in Brussels will be closed on the afternoon of Tuesday 12 December for staff training. Our phone lines will be open between 10:00-12:00 only. Contact details for Irish citizens in the event of a genuine emergency while we are closed can be found here (in the green text box).
Travel Advice for Belgium
Security measures are in place following a shooting incident in central Brussels on 16 October 2023.
Travel to Ireland from Belgium
Belgian citizens may travel to Ireland using a valid Belgian identity card or passport. For more information, click here.
The Embassy public office operates by appointment only. Appointments are available for Irish citizens requiring consular assistance by contacting us.
For all other queries, please email us and we will respond as soon as possible.
Irish Passport Services
All passport applications from those resident in Belgium should be made using Passport Online. To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise applicants not to make travel arrangements until receiving their new passport.
Queries about online applications should be directed to the Passport Service’s Customer Service Hub.
More information is available in our FAQ page.
Visas for Ireland
See the Visa Section for information on how to apply for a visa and processing times.