Contact Consulate General of Ireland, San Francisco

The Consulate General of Ireland San Francisco offers consular services to the following states;

Alaska, Arizona*, Northern California, Southern California*, Colorado, Guam & the Marianas*, Hawaii*, Idaho, Montana, Nevada*, New Mexico*, Oregon, Utah*, Washington, Wyoming

*We share responsibility for the marked states with the Consulate General of Ireland in Los Angeles, California. The Consulate in San Francisco provides consular services (including passports and visa applications) to those states, while the Consulate in Los Angeles oversees trade, political and cultural relations.

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Please note this form should not be used in emergencies - these details are included below.

Emergency contact information

Passport Webchat

To check the status of your passport please track it through the DFA Track your Passport website. For any other passport questions please contact our consular officers via WebChat who can be reached Monday to Friday 06:30 -12:30.

*Please note that the Consulate General of Ireland San Francisco does not processes Foreign Birth Registrations (FBR) - obtaining Irish citizenship through an Irish-born grandparent, and can not advise on or access FBR applications. Processing of Foreign Birth registration has resumed in Dublin on a phased basis from Monday 15 November, 2021. For help with FBR applications, check out this instructional video. **Please note processing times in video are no longer accurate, for up to date information visit the FBR hub.

Due to the high volume of visa applications processed at the Consulate General of Ireland, we cannot provide status updates on visa applications. Please note that we will do our best to accommodate your travel dates and will only contact you if anything is wrong with your application. See here for visa fees and more information on processing visas.

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Emergency contact details

If you are in need of emergency assistance after 17:00, Monday through Friday or on weekends, please contact us at +1(415)392-4214 and the Duty Officer will assist you.

Alternatively, if you need assistance in Ireland you may contact the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin at +353-1-408-2000.

Contact our offices in the USA

Passport WebChat

Our Passport WebChat is open Monday to Friday, 09.30 - 15.30 ET / 08.30 - 14.30 CST / 06:30 -12:30 PT. Chats may be recorded for training and quality control purposes.

While all WebChat operators are staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs, this software solution is powered by a third party: Edgetier.

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