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Notice - Coronavirus

Embassy Services

In order to provide a safe environment for our staff and our visitors, and adhere to necessary public health measures, the Embassy is open but currently operating at reduced capacity.

Visits to the Embassy will be by appointment Monday to Friday, from 9.30 to 12.30 and 2.30 to 4.30.

The Embassy team continues to be available to answer queries by phone and email at +44(0) 207 235 2171 or

Passport Services

Our Passport Office on Cromwell Road is not yet open to the public but you can find information on passport applications here and our team remain available to answer urgent queries.

You can contact the Passport Office +44(0) 2073734339 between 09.00-17.00, Monday to Friday. Our customer care team is available to handle queries via WebChat from 09:00 – 16:30, Monday to Friday.

Queries can also be directed to and we will respond as quickly as possible.

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 out of hours, please contact the main Embassy number 02072352171 and leave a message for the Duty Officer who will then contact you as soon as possible. 

Please click here for information on how to contact us. 

COVID-19 - Travel Advice

We continue to advise against all non-essential international travel. 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


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Travel Advice for Great Britain

Travel Advice for Great Britain

The Department of Foreign Affairs continues to advise against non-essential travel overseas.

If you must travel, read our latest Travel Advice for helpful information and guidance.

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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