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Notice - Coronavirus

The Embassy is operating at reduced capacity, in line with the public health policies in place in France.

If you would like to contact the Embassy, you can email us or call us on +33 1 44 17 67 00 and leave a voicemail message, which we will reply to as soon as possible, between 9.30am-5.30pm, Monday-Friday. 

Outside these hours, if you require emergency consular assistance, please leave a message on +33 1 44 17 67 00 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

For queries in relation to Covid-19, please follow us on twitter and visit the Department of Foreign Affairs Travel Advice page.

There is a dedicated Department of Foreign Affairs phone line for Irish citizens who are abroad, or who have to travel abroad in the near future, and have concerns about coronavirus: +353 (0)1 613 1733.

The Embassy is currently focussed on providing emergency consular services only. In line with restrictions in place in the passport services in Ireland, the Embassy is temporarily not accepting or processing passport applications. You can continue to apply online, however all applications will be processed once normal passport operations resume in Ireland. If you have a query regarding an existing passport application that you have submitted to the Embassy, or if you need a travel document for a genuine emergency (death or serious illness of a family member, or emergency medical treatment), please contact us here

We have temporarily ceased accepting new visa applications. For more information, please visit the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service's website.

From 11 May, some public health measures in France will be loosened.  It is now possible to move freely up to 100 km from your place of residence, or within your Department. Journeys farther than 100 km from home can only be for essential reasons and you are required to complete a self-declaration form (available on the Interior Ministry’s website here).If you are entering France from abroad for transit or travel home, you must fill in the “attestation de déplacement international” form before you travel. This form is available on the French Interior Ministry’s website here.

The Irish Health Authorities require anyone coming into Ireland, apart from Northern Ireland, to self-isolate for 14 days, upon arrival, and to complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form to this effect. Check the Irish Health Service COVID-19 Advice Page for full information on these requirements. This includes Irish residents. Exemptions are in place for providers of essential supply chain services such as hauliers, pilots and maritime staff.

Depuis le 17 mars 2020, l'ambassade fonctionne en mode restreint, conformément aux restrictions sanitaires mises en place dans le cadre de la politique de santé publique en France.

Si vous êtes citoyen français, pour les questions liées aux déplacements en Irlande et les mesures relatives au coronavirus, vous êtes invités à consulter le site « conseils aux voyageurs » du Ministère des Affaires étrangères. Pour toute personne se rendant en Irlande, les autorités sanitaires irlandaises requièrent un confinement de 14 jours à l'arrivée, et de remplir un formulaire de localisation. Consultez la page conseils COVID-19 du service de santé irlandais pour obtenir des informations complètes sur ces dispositions. Des dérogations sont prévues pour les fournisseurs de services essentiels à la chaîne d'approvisionnement notamment les transporteurs, les pilotes et le personnel du secteur maritime.

Vous pouvez également nous suivre sur twitter et consulter la page de conseils aux voyageurs du ministère des Affaires étrangères. 

Actuellement, l'ambassade fournit exclusivement les services consulaires d'urgence. Pour une demande de passeport, veuillez la faire en ligne. De manière provisoire, nous n’acceptons pas de nouvelles demandes de visa. Pour toute information complémentaire, veuillez consulter http://www.inis.gov.ie/

Si vous souhaitez contacter l'ambassade, envoyez un courriel ou bien laissez un message auquel nous répondrons dans les plus brefs délais au numéro suivant +33 1 44 17 67 00, entre 09h30 et 17h30 du lundi au vendredi.

En cas d’urgence en dehors de ces horaires, merci d’appeler le +33 1 44 17 67 00 et de laisser un message vocal.

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75116 Paris
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