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The Embassy

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



H.E. Ms Cáit Moran      

Head of Development

Ms. Nuala O'Brien

Deputy Head of Development

Ms. Réachbha FitzGerald

Second Secretary

Ms. Karen Miller

Administrative Attaché

Mr. Colm Murnaghan

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

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.


The Embassy of Ireland in Hanoi will be closed on the following dates in 2017:

Monday 2 January 2017 International New Year's Day
Thursday 26 Jan to 1 February Tet holiday
Thursday 6 April Kings' Commemoration Day
Monday 1 May International Labour Day
Tuesday 2 May Liberation Day/Reunification Day
Monday 4 September Independence Day
Monday 25 December Christmas 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