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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, China website has moved and this page is no longer being updated.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

Embassy Closure Dates - 2023

Embassy Closure Dates - 2023

The Embassy of Ireland in China will be closed on the following dates in 2023:


  • New Year's Day: Sunday 1 January – office closed Monday 2 January


  • Chinese Spring Festival: Saturday 21 January to Monday 23 January – office closed Monday 23 January to Wednesday 25 January


  • Tomb-sweeping Festival: Wednesday 5 April


  • International Labour Day: Monday 1 May


  • Dragon Boat Festival: Thursday 22 June


  • Mid-Autumn Festival: Friday 29 September


  • China National Day Holiday: Sunday 1 October to Tuesday 3 October – office closed Monday 2 October to Wednesday 4 October


  • Christmas & St Stephen’s Day: Monday 25 December to Tuesday 26 December


If you are an Irish citizen and require urgent assistance while the Embassy is closed, please dial the Embassy duty phone at +86 13801056774. The Embassy’s Duty Officer will deal with consular emergencies that cannot wait until office hours.