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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Canada website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/ottawa.


***Christmas & New Year Travel*** If you are visa required and planning on travelling to ireland during the Christmas and New Year Holidays, please ensure your full application is received at the Embassy by FRIDAY, 13 OCTOBER 2023.***

Please note, visa applications take approximately 8-10 weeks to process. If you are visa required and wish to travel to Ireland, please ensure a complete application is submitted with enough time for it to be processed. Visit www.irishimmigration.ie for details and to begin your application. It is not guaranteed that a decision will be made on your application by your intended travel date. We are not able to provide status updates for applications.

See here for updates on Visa Processing at the Embassy.

Please note that the Embassy's phone line hours have changed. Phone lines are now open from 9-12pm Monday - Friday. 

The Embassy is no longer accepting new paper passport applications from Canadian residents under the age of 65, unless a valid reason for not using Passport Online is submitted. For new applications that arrive, a $15 fee for registered mail will be taken and the applications will be returned.



Passport Online

Passport Online

Planning an overseas holiday?

Ensure your passport is in date before you book flights and hotels. PassportOnline is the fastest way to apply for your or your child's passport, from anywhere in the world.

This secure and convenient service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on a smartphone, tablet or personal computer.

Apply Online

Electronic Travel Authorization

Electronic Travel Authorization

Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada now need an Elecrtronic Travel Authorization (eTA)

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Embassy of Ireland

Suite 1105, (11th Floor)
130 Albert St
Ontario, K1P 5G4
Tel.: + 1 613 233 6281

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