If something goes wrong when you’re travelling abroad and you need help, you can contact us at your local Irish Embassy or Consulate or call us at the Consular Assistance Unit on +353 1 408 2527.
The Consular Assistance Charter outlines the type of help we can provide and our values and commitments in providing this support.
What we can and cannot do if you have an emergency situation when you’re abroad.
Our practical advice and help if you are hospitalised when travelling abroad.
How we can help you if a friend or relative dies abroad.
Our practical help and advice for victims of crime abroad.
As an Irish citizen, you're entitled to help and advice if you're arrested or jailed overseas.
What to do if your passport is lost or stolen abroad.
Our advice on issues you may face when travelling abroad with children.
We’re here to help if you suspect a friend or relative is missing abroad.
Guidance on the assistance we can provide if you face deportation.
A forced marriage is a marriage where one or both people do not, or cannot (e.g. in the case of minors), consent to the marriage.
It a criminal offence to remove a girl from Ireland to mutilate her genitals.
Get contact details for Irish Embassies and Consulates.
Read our know before you go advice on respecting local customs and laws.
Travel advice by country or territory
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