Embassy opening hours
In the current circumstances, the Embassy of Ireland will be operating on a restricted basis until further notice.
The Department of Justice has temporarily ceased accepting new visa/ preclearance applications globally, with the exception of certain priority and emergency cases.
The Government Advisory against all non-essential international travel remains in operation. Details of these measures are available on the travel section of the www.gov.ie website.
Certain priority/emergency cases will continue to be processed. For further information on the criteria, please see the website of Immigration Service Delivery.
If your application meets the priority/emergency criteria, please see our Visa Information for application guidelines.
Passport applicants must apply online at https://www.dfa.ie/passportonline/.
If there are extenuating circumstances, appointments can be made by calling +35896824240 or sending a mail here.
Emergency Consular assistance will continue to be provided and any Irish citizens in need of assistance should call +35896824240 and leave a message clearly stating their name, phone number and issue. This mailbox will be monitored regularly and the Duty Officer will call you back as soon as possible.
Advice about travelling to Finland is available here.
We advise all Irish citizens when travelling abroad to remain vigilant and follow the instructions and advice from the local authorities.
The Finnish Border Guard provides information on border restrictions for travellers entering Finland which is available at https://raja.fi/en/guidelines-for-border-traffic-during-pandemic
The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare provides guidance on health security measures at https://thl.fi/en/web/infectious-diseases-and-vaccinations/what-s-new/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-updates/travel-and-the-coronavirus-pandemic.
Information on testing for COVID-19 is also available on the FINENTRY service at https://www.finentry.fi/en/.
In addition, you can register your contact details on Citizens’ Registration, which allows us to contact you and provide assistance in the event of an unforeseen crisis or family emergency while you are overseas: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/citizens-registration