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Notice - Coronavirus

Embassy Services

The Embassy, including the Passport and Visa Office, is now operating remotely due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 situation. We are continuing to respond to emails and calls and provide assistance to Irish citizens with consular queries. Please click here for information on how to contact us. 

Coronavirus - Dedicated phone line

Irish citizens who are in Great Britain, or who intend to travel to Great Britain in the near future should visit the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Travel Advice page and follow us on Twitter @IrelandEmbGB

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


The fastest and cheapest way to get your first Irish passport or renew your passport is to apply online.

Due to the Covid-19 virus, the Passport Express Service operated by the post offices in Glasgow and Liverpool has been temporarily suspended until further notice.

Consular Assistance

Irish citizens with a  consular query during regular working hours should email us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

If you have an urgent query or require assistance in case of emergency, please contact the main Embassy number 02072352171 and leave a message for the Duty Officer who will then contact you as soon as possible. 

'Passport Online' is for passport applications in

'Passport Online' is for passport applications in

  • Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland,
  • Great Britain,
  • the European Union,
  • the European Economic Area,
  • Switzerland.

Fastest and cheapest way to get your first Irish passport or renew your passport. Once you have your photo, it only takes about ten minutes!

Find out more information

Travel Advice for Great Britain

Travel Advice for Great Britain

The availability of transport from Great Britain to Ireland is subject to change. Flights and ferry services continue to operate between Great Britain and Ireland. Some flight operators have already announced that service will reduce in the coming days.

We recommend that Irish visitors to Great Britain closely monitor public announcements regarding the scheduling of flight and ferry services, and be prepared to adjust their travel plans accordingly.

Visit our travel advice

Embassy arrangements in light of Covid-19

Embassy arrangements in light of Covid-19

Information on how to contact us while the Embassy operates remotely.

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Contact Embassy of Ireland, Great Britain

Address & Opening Hours

Embassy of Ireland

17 Grosvenor Place
London SW1X 7HR
Tel.: +44 (0)20 7235 2171

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Passport and Visa Information

Passport & Visa Office

114a Cromwell Road

London, SW7 4ES

Passport Office Tel: +44 (0)20 7373 4339

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