Australian Embassy


A photography exhibition that celebrates the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and Ireland and commemorates a much longer relationship between our two countries and people.

Welcome to the Australian Embassy in Ireland  


Standard Opening Hours

Note: On Tuesday 21 March the embassy will close at 3:45pm.

The Embassy is open 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday, except for public holidays. For a full list of public holidays please see here.

Visitor access to the Embassy is by appointment only. All visitors must present to the reception desk and provide current photographic identification (e.g. passport, driving licence).

Visitors with an appointment should advise the reception desk in order to announce their arrival.

Visitors without an appointment should call 01 664 5300 to make an appointment. This includes passport and consular emergencies.

Notarial services are by appointment only.  Appointments are available between between 2.00pm - 4.00pm Monday to Friday.  Please contact  (353) 1 664 5300 to make an appointment.

Notarial fees have increased from 1 January 2017.  The new fee schedule can be viewed here.

Passport services


Passport clients are advised that ALL Passport application forms (both simplified Adult PC7 and PC8) MUST be lodged in person BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

From 1 July 2015 passport applications lodged overseas incur an additional overseas processing surcharge. The additional fee for adult (including senior) applications will be AUD$100 and for child applications will be AUD$50 in 2015. The fee will not apply to emergency passport applications.

As of 1 January 2017, the Australian Embassy in Dublin will no longer accept payments made by cash or cheque.  As part of streamlining our passport services, we will only be accepting payments made by debit or credit card (MasterCard, Maestro, Visa and Laser).

Passport Fees from 1 January 2017

​Passport fees will increase on 1 January 2017 in line with annual CPI indexation and fee increases announced in the Government's 2016-17 Budget.  Passport fees from 1 January 2017.

Please see Services for Australians. Applications are not taken over the counter without prior appointment. 

Visa services for Australian visas

The Embassy does not process or advise on visa, migration or citizenship applications. All inquiries must be directed to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), located at the Australian High Commission London.  The DIBP Europe Service Centre can be contacted on 00 44 207 420 3690 between 1.00 pm and 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday or via the ‘contact us’ tool at

Please see the Australian High Commission in London.

Australian Passport Holders Travelling to the United States from Ireland

All Australian passport holders eligible to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program are required to follow new border entry procedures. For further information, please see our travel bulletin on entry into the United States.

Visa services for Irish visas

Please see the Irish Naturalisation & Immigration Services website.

Register of Australian citizens overseas  

All Australians travelling or living overseas are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before they travel. You can register on line or in person at any Australian Embassy, High Commission or consulate.

Australian police clearance

If you require a 'criminal history check' please download the form from the Australian Federal Police Website.

Resources for teachers

The Australian Embassy's Indigenous Resource Kit offers Irish school children a rare opportunity to learn about Aboriginal Australia. The Kit is contained in a large wheeled case and two plastic tubes. It contains artifacts such as didjeridoos, boomerangs and digging sticks, as well as books, DVDs, CDs, flags, large scale maps and teaching materials. It is available free to schools. Please see About Australia.