Emergency contact details
Out of hours Emergency Contact Details for Irish Citizens.
Important Note: Visa queries will not be dealt with by the Duty Officer under any circumstances. This number is for emergencies only.
Please read the visa section above for information on contacting the Visa Office.
If you are an Irish citizen and require emergency out of hours assistance, please contact the Embassy on +966 11 407 1530 and follow the prompts to leave a message for the Duty Officer.
Please ensure you leave a message with your name, contact information for you and your sponsor and details of your emergency. The Duty Officer will respond to you as soon as possible.
Since April, 2019 VFS Global are accepting visa applications from Visa Required Nationals who are resident in Saudi Arabia. There is no alternative service. Please visit the VFS website for further information.
All visa queries should be directed to VFS Global:
Phone: +966 9200 11355
VFS Opening Times: 09:00-17:00 - Sunday to Thursday
Please do not contact the Embassy of Ireland to enquire about the status of your application. Once a decision is made on an application it is communicated to you without delay by VFS Global.
Please note that the Embassy does not discuss refused applications, please read the letter that accompanied the refusal decision for instructions on lodging an appeal.