For travel advice on particular countries, click on the relevant world region in the map below
The Department of Foreign Affairs provides travel advice to
Irish people planning a trip overseas. This advice reflects a
considered assessment of the risks involved for Irish citizens
travelling to specific countries. It is based on the best
information available to the Department and draws on reports from
Irish Embassies and Consulates abroad and expert advice issued by
other countries including Member States of the European
While every effort is made to ensure that the advice offered is accurate and up-to-date, it cannot be regarded as definitive or comprehensive in all respects. The absence of specific advice in relation to a particular country or region does not necessarily mean that it is safe to travel there.
The situation can change rapidly from one day to the next and can differ significantly from one region of a country to another. As such, the final responsibility for undertaking a trip rests solely with the individual concerned and the Department of Foreign Affairs cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss suffered as a result of reliance on the information provided in this website.
In advance of travelling, please also review the information contained in the following sections:
It is important to take note of the contact details for the Irish Embassy or Consulate closest to your intended destination, as you may require assistance whilst travelling. You will find contact details for all our offices abroad here .
Intending travellers may also wish to consult the travel advice websites of other Anglophone Governments, however, please be advised that the Department of Foreign Affairs is not responsible for any content contained in travel advisories issued by other Governments.
- UK: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (www.fco.gov.uk/travel )
- Canada: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (www.voyage.gc.ca )
- New Zealand: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (www.safetravel.govt.nz )
- Australia: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (www.smartraveller.gov.au )
- USA: Department of State (www.travel.state.gov )
You can also access a list of Foreign Embassies accredited to Ireland by clicking here .