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Our location and opening hours

Directions to the Embassy of Ireland

Embassy of Ireland,

2234 Massachusetts Ave NW,

Washington DC 20008

The Embassy of Ireland USA is located on Massachusetts Avenue NW at Sheridan Circle, approx. 5 mins walk from Dupont Circle. Closest Metro Station is Dupont Circle (Red Line).

Opening Hours

Open to the public on Monday-Tuesday 09:00  –  13:00

and 14:00 – 16:00

Thursday – Friday 09:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 16:00

Please note that the Visa and Passport Office is closed on Wednesdays

You can lodge your application in person at the Embassy from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 16.00. 

Alternatively you can post your application to:

Passport Officer
Embassy of Ireland
2234 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington D.C. 20008

Passport applications can also be processed via your local consulate.

Residents of Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia or the Caribbean Islands please contact the Embassy of Ireland in Washington D.C. 

Residents of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont please contact the Consulate General of Ireland in Boston

Residents of Alabama, Arkansas, North & South Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin please contact the Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago

Residents of Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, North & South Carolina, Pennsylvania and West Virginia please contact the Consulate General of Ireland in New York

Residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming please contact the Consulate General of Ireland in San Francisco

If you decide to post your application, we strongly recommend you use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The Embassy cannot be held responsible for applications or documents lost in transit.