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The Embassy

Practical information on who we are and how to find us.

  • Embassy Team
  • Directions
  • Embassy Opening Hours
  • Embassy Closure Dates

Embassy Team



H.E. Ms Cáit Moran      

Head of Development

Ms. Elisa Cavacece

Deputy Head of Development

Ms. Réachbha FitzGerald

Second Secretary

Ms. Karen Miller

Administrative Attaché

Ms. Bríd McDonagh


Embassy Hanoi 2

Directions to the Embassy

Sentinel Place, 41A Ly Thai To, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

The Embassy is located on the corner of Ly Thai To and Tran Nguyen Han, at 41A Ly Thai To, on the 2nd floor. We share a building with the Embassy of Argentina, and are one block from Hoan Kiem Lake, in the centre of Hanoi. 

Detailed directions including a google map

Embassy Opening Hours

Embassy Opening Hours

The Embassy is open to the public Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 12pm every morning. Afternoons are reserved for prior appointments only.

The Passport and Visa office is open to the public during weekday mornings only, as is the inquiry line for passport and visa queries, which is +84 (0)24 39387 821. We recommend that customers looking for information on passports or visas consult this website for information before emailing, as many questions are answered here. The best way to contact us in relation to visa or passport queries is by email, which allows us to reply to queries as quickly as possible. You can also make appointments by email if there is a matter you wish to discuss in person.


Embassy Closure Dates

The Embassy of Ireland in Hanoi will be closed on the following dates in 2019:

01 Jan 2019 Tuesday New Year's Day
4 Feb 2019 Monday Tet holiday
5 Feb 2019 Tuesday Vietnamese New Year's Eve
6 Feb 2019 Wednesday Tet holiday
7 Feb 2019 Thursday Tet holiday
8 Feb 2019 Friday Tet holiday
15 Apr 2019 Monday Hùng Kings' Day Observed (Hùng Kings' Day is Sunday 14 April)
30 Apr 2019 Tuesday Liberation Day/Reunification Day
01 May 2019 Wednesday International Labour Day 
02 Sep 2019 Monday Independence Day
25 Dec 2019 Wednesday Christmas Day
26 Dec 2019 Thursday St Stephen's Day

If you are an Irish National who requires assistance in the case of a genuine emergency while the Embassy is closed, please contact us on +84 24 39743291 where you will be given details on how to proceed and how to contact a consular officer if needed. You can also directly contact the emergency services as follows:

Police: 113
Ambulance: 115
Fire: 114

You may also contact the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin at +353 1 408 2000.

Citizens' Registration

Please register with the Embassy