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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Switzerland website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/berne.

Embassy Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland in Berne will be closed on the following dates in 2023:


New Year's Day

Saturday, 1 January

St Berchtold's Day

Monday, 2 January

St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, 17 March

Good Friday

Friday, 7 April 

Easter Monday

Monday, 10 April

Ascension Thursday

Thursday, 18 May

Whit Monday

Monday, 29 May

June Bank Holiday 

Monday, 5 June

Swiss National Day

Tuesday, 1 August

August Bank Holiday

Monday, 7 August

October Bank Holiday

Monday, 30 October

Christmas Day

Monday, 25 December

St. Stephen’s Day

Tuesday, 26 December