Notice of Embassy Oslo Operations
In the current circumstances, the Embassy of Ireland is making some changes to how we operate.
In line with local guidelines, all Embassy staff are now working remotely.
We ask that you contact us here for any queries.
The Irish authorities have taken the decision to temporarily cease accepting new visa/preclearance applications. This is effective from close of business 29th of January 2021. The situation will continue to be reviewed and for the latest information on the resumption of visa services, please see the website of Immigration Service Delivery.
It remains the position that we are not accepting short stay visa applications. However, certain priority/emergency cases will continue to be processed. For further information please see the website of Immigration Service Delivery. For priority/emergency visa applications, please contact us directly so that we can guide you through the application process and advise you how to submit your documentation
Passport applicants must apply online and we encourage applicants to take heed of the Passport Office's notices at this time that passport processing will not occur while Ireland is at Level 5 on Ireland's National Framework for Living with COVID-19 restriction. You may still apply for your passport at this time and it will be processed once the Passport Office resumes operations.
The Embassy will not be accepting paper applications until further notice and received paper applications will be immediately returned to sender.
Foreign Birth Registrations
Processing of Foreign Birth Registrations will resume once Dublin returns to Level 3 on Ireland's National Framework for Living with COVID-19.
Emergency Consular assistance will continue to be provided and any callers should clearly state their name, phone number and issue.
Please call +47 4745 3298 if you are in need of consular assistance outside of business hours.
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
For Irish citizens residing in Norway please follow the current COVID-19 Advice published by the Norwegian Institute for Public Health.