Emergency Contact Information for U.S. Citizens

In Case of Emergency

If you are an American citizen in Ireland in need of emergency assistance outside of regular business hours (including weekends and holidays), please call the Embassy’s main number 01-668-8777 and follow the prompts to reach the operator.  You will be connected to the U.S. Marine Security Guard on duty who will assist with directing your call.

If you are an American citizen in Ireland in need of emergency assistance during regular business hours (7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.), please call the Embassy main number (01-668-8777) and follow the prompts to reach the American Citizen Services Unit.

Call Center
The U.S. Department of State has a call center that provides information on worldwide situations that may affect American citizens. The Call Center also provides general information.

Operators are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time and 24 hours a day during crisis situations.

From overseas: 001-202-501-4444  (Toll call)

In the U.S.: 1-888-407-4747