Embassy of Ireland in Abuja


The Irish Embassy in Nigeria is a bilateral mission in Abuja and promotes Irish interests in Nigeria. The embassy of Ireland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Nigeria. The Irish Embassy in Abuja is headed by Mr Patrick Fay - Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria.


Irish Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria 11 Negro Crescent Maitama District Abuja Nigeria


(+234) 9 462 0611


(+234) 9 413 1805 (+234) 9 462 0613





Mr Patrick Fay - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nigeria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Irish embassy in Abuja you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Ireland

For all Irish visa related matters contact the embassy in Abuja before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.embassyofireland.org.ng ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) 9 462 0611 or email

Consulates of Ireland in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja there could be additional Irish consulates located in Nigeria.

Please check below for the locations of the Irish consulates in Nigeria.

Irish Consulates in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja, Ireland has consulates in the following cities: Lagos

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Irish Embassy in Abuja offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Nigeria to Ireland as wel as for Irish citizens in Nigeria. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Irish nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.