In the current circumstances, the Embassy of Ireland is operating on a restricted basis until further notice.
Given the current situation in relation to COVID-19 in Ireland please be aware that only Emergency/Priority visas can be issued at the moment.
If you need to submit a visa application, please note that we are operating an appointment based system. To arrange an appointment please contact us here
Passport applicants are encouraged to apply online.
Emergency Consular assistance will continue to be provided and any callers should clearly state their name, phone number and issue.
We encourage citizens to download the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's TravelWise App, which helps Irish citizens to stay safe, and informed while travelling. We advise all Irish citizens when travelling abroad to remain vigilant and follow the instructions and advice from the local authorities.
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
We look forward to returning to normal services as soon as we can.
The Embassy Riga Team