VFS Global manages visa application centres for the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service and the Embassy of Ireland here in China where you submit  the documentation relating to your visa application and your biometric information. Please see the visa application centre page on this website for details. We strongly recommend you read the Disclaimer and Privacy Policy prior to submitting your application to a VFS Global visa application centre.

  • Temporary closure of Visa Application Centres in China

    Information for customers planning to visit our Visa Application Centres across China

    In light of the current Coronavirus alert, please note that all Visa Application Centres in China are closed. The re-opening of the centres will be subject to notifications from central, provincial and city authorities, so please return to this page for further updates.

    We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and kind co-operation. Please contact for any enquires.

  • Wuhan Visa Application Centre closure from 23 January 2020 - Information for customers planning to visit our Wuhan Visa Application Centre

    Customers are advised that the Ireland Visa Application Centre in Wuhan have been closed since 23 January 2020, on account of official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan to limit inflow and outflow of people and reduce the spread of the virus.

    Customers who come to collect their passports on 23 January 2020 will need to come when the VAC reopens.

    The reopening will be scheduled for after Chinese New Year, and will be announced separately according to the official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan. Please contact for any inquiry.

    We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

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