Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China. The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 120,000 reported cases worldwide.
As of March 16, U.S. Embassy Dublin will suspend appointments for consular services until March 29, but will offer emergency American Citizen Services and visa appointments. Please see below for contact information.
On March 12, the Government of Ireland released a Statement regarding the potential for COVID-19 in Ireland. The statement is available on its website. The Government of Ireland maintains a regularly updated COVID-19 information website.
The Department of State has issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.
The Government of Ireland announced significant measures to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Visit the Irish Department of Health’s website for updated information.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Ireland.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
- U.S. Embassy Dublin
42 Elgin Rd
+353 1 668-8777
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Ireland Country Information
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