Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland December 4, 2018 Location:  Ireland, countrywide Event:  Throughout the holidays, please exercise additional caution in Ireland as criminal activity and common street crime tend to peak during this season, when people carry more cash and other valuable items.  Criminals tend to focus on tourist locations, such as Christmas ...
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Passport Awareness Month: Passport renewal tips!

September is passport awareness month, so we’ve come up with some more tips for renewing your U.S. passport to try to make the process a bit easier for you!  Just like last year , we’ve taken on board the most common errors we see with passport renewal applications here at the U.S. Embassy Dublin, and want to share our ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Your Vote Counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for House and Senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline. Follow a ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Ireland August 25-26, 2018

The U.S. Embassy Dublin informs U.S. citizens that His Holiness Pope Francis will visit Ireland August 25 – 26, 2018.  More than 500,000 people are expected to attend the outdoor Papal Mass scheduled for Sunday August 26, 2018.  The U.S. Embassy provides the following information for U.S. citizens visiting Ireland during the Pope’s visit and ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland on June 21, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland June 20, 2018 Location:  Announced gathering point is in front of the U.S. Embassy Dublin, 42 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on Thursday, June 21, 2018, beginning at 4 p.m. in front of the U.S. Embassy in Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland.  The exact ...
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Demonstration Alert: Embassy of Israel, Dublin, Ireland on May 5, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland May 3, 2018 Location:  Embassy of Israel, 122 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland Event: A group called “Humanity for Palestine” plans to protest the presence of the Israeli Embassy and diplomats in Ireland at 3 pm this Saturday, May 5, outside the Israeli Embassy.  The exact duration of the ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland March 23, 2018  Location: U.S. Embassy Dublin Event: Reports indicate that a demonstration is planned for 3:00pm on Saturday, March 24, 2018 outside of the U.S. Embassy in Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland. The exact duration of the demonstration and number of participants are unknown. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of ...
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Message for U.S. citizens: Passport fee increase

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. Customers applying with the DS-11 ...
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Passport Awareness Month: Top 5 Tips for renewing your U.S. Passport!

September is Passport Awareness Month in the United States, so we’d like to share some tips for renewing your U.S. passport!  The U.S. Embassy Dublin processed over six thousand passport applications in 2016, and we expect this number to rise considerably in 2017.  Ten years ago in 2007, over 18 million U.S. passports were issued ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Register to Vote Overseas

Just voted in November? Still traveling or living overseas? You should register and request your absentee ballot to vote again in 2017 to ensure your election office knows where to send your ballot for any upcoming special elections for federal office. Some states are also holding gubernatorial or other statewide elections this year. The Federal Voting Assistance ...
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Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 8.  U.S. citizens who want to participate in ...
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Passport Awareness Month: Plan now. Avoid stressful travel later.

Planning a trip abroad in the coming months?  September marks our annual Passport Awareness Month, and we want to encourage U.S. citizens and dual citizens in Ireland to apply for your passport well in advance of your planned travel! Processing times are greatly reduced during our off-peak months of September, October, and November, so it ...
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