About Us Emergency Certificate

Due to the COVID situation, physical submission/ collection of documents are suspended. All applications are being accepted by post. More information at Advisory regarding Consular services in the Advisories section.


Emergency certificate is issued to Indian nationals in certain circumstances, to enable them to return to India.

(1) Application for Emergency Certificate:

Completed, printed, and signed Emergency Certificate Application at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/

(Step-A: Register first by choosing the Embassy/ Consulate as Ireland - Dublin and filling your details. You will get an activation email link to your email after successful signup. 

Step-B: Activate the user by clicking on the link received on your registered email address and using the option User Login, login with your registered email Id/User Id and Password in the above portal,

Step-C: After successfully logging to the portal, click on the option Apply for Emergency Certificate, fill your details and submit the application).


(2) Fees:

€15 + €2

Fee is payable by two separate crossed postal orders/bank drafts in Euros, drawn in favour of Embassy of India, Dublin.

Therefore, the applicant will have to buy two separate postal orders/bank drafts, one postal order/bank draft amounting to €15/- and another postal order/bank draft for €2/-


(3) Submission of Application and Documents to Embassy:

Submit the following documents to Embassy of India, 69 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin-4, Ireland:

* The above completed application form

* Two separate postal orders/bank drafts as above

* Original Indian Passport along with self-attested photocopy of front and last page of the passport (if available). (Garda report mentioning Passport number, in case passport is lost).

* Three recent passport size photographs with white background

* Confirmed ticket to India


NB: Before applying to the Embassy, please check all the above documents and appropriate fee have been attached with the application.


Document submission time: Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 12.00 noon. (Except holidays)*

Processing Time: If application is complete in all aspects it usually takes 3 working days from the date of submission in Embassy.


(3) Collection Procedure for Emergency Certificate:

Emergency certificate may be collected from the Embassy, after 3 working days. Please bring your receipt while collection.

To receive the Emergency certificate by Post, applicants are required to send a self-addressed envelope with requisite stamps with the application.


For any further query please write or call:

Email ID: cons.dublin@mea.gov.in

Tel No. +353- 01-2060932 (1400 hrs to 1600 hrs)

*For list of holidays please click: http://indianembassydublin.in/eoi.php?id=holidays

* Please check the advisories section for any updates regarding consular services.