The government of the Czech Republic introduced a State of Emergency and a nationwide Quarantine from 16 March 2020.
Advice and updates on latest developments is available in English and Czech here:
- Government Coronavirus Webpage https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/
- Ministry of the Interior Immigration page https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/immigration.aspx
- Prague Airport www.prg.aero
There are currently no scheduled direct flights from Czech Republic to Ireland. Routes through other countries are available but becoming less frequent. Please monitor Prague Airport for flight updates and contact your carrier for further information on interruptions to flight schedules.
The Embassy is currently closed to the public in line with the Czech Government’s efforts to suppress the spread of COVID-19.
For emergency queries only please call the Embassy on +420 257 011 280. Please leave a message with your contact details and your name clearly.
The Embassy email will also be monitored. All queries on current visa and passport applications should be sent by email.
Urgent and emergency consular services will be prioritised during this time.
Visa Services are temporarily suspended. See www.inis.gov.ie for more information
Passport Services are also effected. Visit the Passport Service Website for further information.
These changes which will remain in effect until further notice.
The Ukrainian Government has introduced a State of Emergency and a nationwide quarantine until at least April 24th. There are currently no passenger flights available to enter or exit Ukraine. Foreign Nationals are not permitted to enter Ukraine.
The Office of the Irish Honorary Consul is currenty closed to the public. If you are in Ukraine and require assistance, please contact the Embassy in Prague using the contact details above.
Irish citizens travelling or living overseas are encouraged to register their contact details with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade here. When you register with the Department, it means that we have a record of your details. The information will allow us to contact you, and provide assistance, if necessary and possible, if there is an unforeseen crisis such as a natural disaster or civil unrest, or if you have a family emergency while you are overseas.
Stay safe. Thank you for your understanding.