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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Saudi Arabia website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/riyadh.

Contact Embassy of Ireland, Saudi Arabia

Embassy of Ireland

Diplomatic Quarter
P.O. Box 94349
Riyadh 11693
Saudi Arabia

Tel: +966 11 407 1530

VFS Global 

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:

VFS Global
Jeddah Road
Riyadh 12913

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.

Contacting the Embassy

If you have a general query or require assistance you can contact the Embassy by email using the form below or by calling +966 11 407 1530 between 9:00-16:00 Sunday to Thursday (9:00-15:00 during Ramadan).

Emergency Contact Details Out of Hours

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.