How to Apply

The U.S. Embassy Dublin accepts visa applications of all diplomatic, official or special passport holders accredited by their government to their missions in the Republic of Ireland and those of their immediate family.

Diplomatic missions who wish to submit visa applications by messenger, on behalf of their diplomatic personnel and other government officials and their immediate families, may do so. In such cases the messenger will require an appointment (see below).

The Embassy also accepts for processing the visa applications of domestic employees of all diplomatic passport holders accredited to their missions in the Republic of Ireland.  Applicants are required to appear in person for an interview with a consular officer.

Scheduling the Appointment at the U.S. Embassy Dublin: An appointment may be scheduled by e-mailing with the full names, exactly as stated in their passport, of the person/s who will be attending the appointment, and your requested date of appointment. The e-mail must be sent at least 24 hours before the intended date of attendance. Only those listed in the email will be allowed entry into the Embassy.