Ireland in the Czech Republic

WELCOME!

Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Ireland in Prague. We very much hope that you find this website to be useful and informative. If you have comments about our website or require further information on Ireland, please contact the Embassy.

Embassy will be closed on 28 October

The Embassy of Ireland will be closed on Tuesday, 28 October 2014, due to Czech National Holiday. The Embassy will re-open on Wednesday, 29 October.

New Passport Fees Policy

The Embassy no longer accepts credit or debit cards. Fees can be paid by cash in Czech Crowns in the exact amount or by bank transfer from a Czech bank account to the following account:

Account Name - Velvyslanectví Irska - account of DFA
Bank – Ceska Sporitelna
Account No./bank code: 1976108309/0800

Please insert the passport applicant’s full name and passport application number in the message for payee field in order to enable us to identify the payment.

If you choose to pay by bank transfer please include a copy of the bank transfer counterfoil slip with your application. Please note that the passport application fee is not refundable.

Cash payments are only accepted if passport applicant applies personally at the Embassy; please do not send cash in postal application.

New Passport/Visa/Consular Fees

Please note that the passport, visa and consular fees charged by the Embassy in Prague has been updated according to the current exchange rate starting 1 March 2014. Please see the new list of fees here.

Register with the Embassy

If you are an Irish citizen resident in the Czech Republic or visiting the country as a short stay tourist or on business, we strongly recommend that you register your details on line with the Department of Foreign Affairs. This can be done via the Department of Foreign Affairs website at 'Citizens Registration' page. When you register with the Department, it means that we have a record of your details. The information will allow us to contact you and provide consular assistance, if necessary and possible, in the most effective and expedient manner.”

Overview of the Emigrant Support Programme

If you are an applicant for funding from the 2014 Emigrant Support Programme, please read the attached document issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before completing and submitting an application form.

For more information visit the ESP website.

 

Comóradh: A Newsletter for the Irish Abroad in the Decade of Commemorations

Comóradh: A Newsletter for the Irish Abroad in the Decade of Commemorations

The second issue of the newsletter reflects upon some of the commemorative initiatives and events which are taking place in 2014, marking historical events of a century ago.

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Information About Ireland

Information About Ireland

Click on the link below for information about Ireland.

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Emergency Assistance for Irish Citizens

Emergency Assistance for Irish Citizens

The Embassy provides emergency services for Irish citizens in the Czech Republic.

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Travel Between Ireland and the Czech Republic

Travel Between Ireland and the Czech Republic

Click on the link below for information about travel between Ireland and the Czech Republic.

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Review of Ireland’s Engagement with the Diaspora

Review of Ireland’s Engagement with the Diaspora

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs has launched a consultation process as part of a comprehensive review of Ireland’s engagement with the Diaspora. The review will encompass a whole of government perspective, examining all aspects of Ireland’s engagement with the Irish abroad.

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Convention Calls on Diaspora

Convention Calls on Diaspora

On the 75th anniversary of the adoption of the constitution by the people of Ireland, a Convention on the Constitution has been established to submit recommendations to the Houses of the Oireachtas on changes to make the constitution more relevant to the Ireland of the 21st Century.

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The Gathering - Ireland 2013

The Gathering - Ireland 2013

Ireland welcomed the world in 2013. Together, we invited friends, loved ones and connections from around the world to celebrate 5,000 gatherings held in their honour.

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Blood Transfusion Service

Blood Transfusion Service

"Are you a Rh negative woman who had a child or miscarriage in Ireland between 1977-1979 or 1991-1994? If so the Irish Blood Transfusion Service would like to speak to you."

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Certificate of Irish Heritage

Certificate of Irish Heritage

On 19 September 2011, the Tánaiste launched the Government’s new Certificate of Irish Heritage.

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The Gathering Reflections on Ireland

The Gathering Reflections on Ireland

“The Gathering Reflections on Ireland” is a new book from the Irish Hospice Foundation in partnership with the Gathering. As well as the compelling personal stories of Gathering events, the book features reflections on Irish identity from some of Irish best writers and artists.

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Contact Details

Embassy of Ireland
Tržiště 13
118 00 Praha 1
Tel:+420 257 011 280
Fax:+420 257 531 387
Public Opening Hours:

Monday
9.30-12.30 & 14.30-16.30

Tuesday
9.30-12.30

Wednesday
9.30-12.30 & 14.30-16.30

Thursday
9.30-12.30

Friday
9.30-12.30