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Revised Embassy Working Arrangements & Visa Information – July 2022 Update

Revised Embassy Working Arrangements & Visa Information – July 2022 Update

Working Arrangements

The Embassy’s public office is open, on a by appointment-only basis, from 09:30 am – 12:30 pm Monday - Friday.

To make an appointment, or for general inquiries, please email us via our Contact Us form.

If you are an Irish citizen in a genuine emergency situation and in need of urgent consular assistance, please email us via our Contact Us form or call us on 00 351 213 308 200 and leave a message on the Duty Officer voice mailbox stating your name, phone number and a brief description of the emergency.

An Embassy Consular Officer will call you back as soon as possible in cases of genuine emergencies. Alternatively, you can call the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin on 00353 1 408 2000.

For general non-emergency related enquiries, please email us via our Contact Us form.

Guidelines for Visitors to the Embassy

When attending for in-person appointments at the Embassy, the following Guidelines will apply:

  1. The maximum permitted number of visitors to the Embassy’s Public Office at any one time is one person or two in the case of family members.
  2. All visitors to the Embassy are required to follow prevailing Portuguese public health guidance.

 Emergency appointment requests outside of standard Public Office hours will be considered on a case by case basis.

Travel Advice

For our latest advice on travelling to Portugal, please visit our travel advice page.

Visa Information

Please check the Irish Immigration website if you need a visa in order to travel to Ireland. In order to apply for a visa through this Embassy, you need to be the holder of a Portuguese residence permit that is valid at least 3 months after your intended return from Ireland.

Further information on visas is available via the website of the Irish Immigration Service.

If you have submitted a visa application at the Embassy of Ireland in Portugal and you wish to retrieve your application documents, please email us via our Contact Us form.

Please note that due to high volumes of enquiries currently being received, the Embassy is unable to respond to individual visa-related questions or comment on individual visa applications by phone.