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Updated: 25 May 2022

Closure Notice

Please note the Embassy in Brussels will be closed on Thursday 26 May and Friday 27 May. Contact details for Irish citizens in the event of an emergency while we are closed can be found here (in the green box).

1. Travel to Ireland | 2. Travel to Belgium | 3. Embassy Services | 4. Passports 5. Visas for Ireland

1. Travel to Ireland from Belgium 

All Irish COVID-19 travel measures ended on 6 March 2022.

Travellers to Ireland are not required to show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative PCR test result. Passengers do not need to complete a Passenger Locator Form.

Visit our Frequently Asked Travel Questions page

FAQ: I am Belgian. Do I need a passport to travel to Ireland?

2. Travel to Belgium from Ireland 

Passengers no longer need to complete a passenger locator form or show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative test. An EU Digital Covid Certificate is not needed to enter Belgium.

Our Travel Advice for Belgium is available here.

Irish citizens traveling to or resident in Belgium are encouraged to register their contact details with the Department of Foreign Affairs so that we can contact you or your family in case of emergency. 

Register Here

3. Embassy Services 

Our public office is operating by appointment only. Appointments are available for Irish citizens requiring consular assistance by contacting us.

Embassy Services FAQs

For all other queries, please email us and we will respond as soon as possible.

If contacting us by phone, please ensure you include a phone number if leaving a voicemail message so that we can return your call.

4. Irish Passport Services

Passport Online is open to all applicants, including children, renewing their passports and those applying for their first passport who are resident in Belgium. 

It is not possible to apply for a passport at the Embassy in Brussels.

To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise applicants not to make travel arrangements without a valid passport.

Queries about online applications should be directed to the Passport Service’s Customer Service Hub.  

More information is available on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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5. Visas for Ireland

Visa applications are being accepted by registered post or courier. See our Visa Section for more information on visa services.

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

Embassy Book Club

Embassy Book Club

Find out more about our Embassy Book Club which meets every 6 weeks.

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Contact Embassy of Ireland, Belgium

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Embassy of Ireland

Rue Froissart - Froissartstraat 50
1040 Brussels

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