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Coronavirus Situation - Notice

Embassy Services

In order to provide a safe environment for our staff and our visitors, and in adherence with public health measures in The Netherlands the Embassy is operating through a combination of remote working and a reduced presence in the Embassy. Our public offices are available by appointment only. All visitors to the Embassy should comply with COVID-19 rules and will be required to wear facemasks. 

If you would like to contact the Embassy, please do so by emailing or by phone at +31 (0)70 363 0993


Passport Services  

To apply for a passport please use the Passport Online service



COVID-19 restrictions for travelling to Ireland

Please note that the following are the rules to enter Ireland from The Netherlands, if you have not been in The Netherlands for more than 14 days, other rules may apply.
Further, the restrictions may change before you travel, so please keep yourself updated at:

To enter Ireland from The Netherlands you will need to have proof of vaccine, negative test or recovery, and you will need to fill out the Electronic Passenger Locator Form.

The form should be filled out within 72 hours before you arrive in Ireland.

If you are vaccinated with one of the EU-approved vaccines, you can enter Ireland with proof of vaccination once you are regarded as fully vaccinated.

See information on when you are regarded as fully vaccinated here:

          Pfizer-BioNtech Vaccine:
          BNT162b2 (Comirnaty)                                                                       7 days after 2nd dose

          Moderna Vaccine
          CX-024414 (Moderna)                                                                       14 days after 2nd dose

          Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine:
          ChAdOx1-SARS-COV-2 (Vaxzevria or Covischield)                                15 days after 2nd dose

          Johnson & Johnson Vaccine:
          Ad26.COV2-S [recombinant] (Janssen)                                               14 days after 1st dose


If you have a mixed vaccine, you will be regarded as fully vaccinated according to your last received vaccine.

Negative test:
To enter Ireland with proof of negative test, you need a negative result from a PCR test or NAAT test taken a maximum of 72 hours before you enter Ireland.

The Rapid Antigen test is not accepted for entry into Ireland.


Visa Applications

As of 13 September 2021, processing of short stay visa applications has resumed. All travellers arriving into Ireland must continue to comply fully with measures required by law including producing proof of vaccination, recovery from Covid-19 or a negative PCR test.

If you are unsure as to whether you require a visa/preclearance to enter Ireland you can check here by entering your nationality.

Further information is available on the travel section of the website.


Travel Advice

The current travel advice for the Netherlands is available here. Please also follow us on Twitter


Passport Online

Passport Online

Irish passports can be renewed from anywhere in the world using Passport Online. Irish citizens can apply for first time passports and renewals online if they are resident in:

  • Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • United States

Apply Online

Contact Embassy of Ireland, The Netherlands

Address & Opening Hours

Embassy of Ireland

Scheveningseweg 112
2584 AE The Hague
The Netherlands

Tel.: +31 (0)70 363 0993

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