In Case of Emergency
American citizens visiting or residing in Ireland should note that the emergency number for the Irish police, rescue, and fire departments is
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)630-6200 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 (8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.), please call the Embassy main number (01-630-6200), press 1 at the first recorded message, and follow the prompts to reach the American Citizen Services Unit.
For non-emergency services, including visa appointments, ESTA questions and passport renewals/replacements, please see our General Contacts Page.
Recorded information on many consular subjects is available 24 hours/day, seven days/week, at +353 1 630-6200; press 1 at the first recorded message.
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
LOST YOUR PASSPORT?
Although the loss of a U.S. passport can be inconvenient, it is not a life or death emergency for which we can provide after-hours service. We want to help you replace your passport as soon as possible during our regular hours of operation. Please see our Lost/Stolen Passports page for instructions.
OUT OF MONEY?
Running out of financial resources while traveling abroad can be an emergency. Outside of office hours, we can help you connect with family and friends on the homefront who can help out by transferring money to you wherever you are. Please read details to find out how to transfer money to Ireland.