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U.S. Citizen Services

U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to the U.S. Citizen Services Section of the Consulate General Belfast. We provide passport and other consular services to U.S. Citizens in Northern Ireland.   There is no Inland Revenue Service (IRS), or Social Security Administraton (SSA) represenation in Belfast.  For information about the IRS, click here.  For information about the SSA, click here.

How to Book an Appointment in Belfast

Please make an appointment prior to visiting the Consulate.  Appointments for Passport Services, for Reporting the Birth of a Child Born Abroad to an American parent(s), and for Notary Services MUST be booked online from the appropriate service page.

For any Other U.S. Citizen Service, please telephone (028) 9038 6104 during office hours (8:30am through 5:00pm) or email to book an appointment in advance.  This will enable us to ensure that the necessary personnel are available to assist you at the time of your visit.

Out of Hours Emergency Contact Information

In the case of a genuine emergency involving a U.S. citizen outside of normal business hours, see Emergency Contact Details.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

An extensive list of FAQs covering American passports, American citizenship, registering with the Embassy (or Consulate), the I94 form, Criminal Record Checks, marriages and so forth, is on the American Citizen Services FAQs page of the U.S. Embassy London.

U.S. Embassys & Consulates Worldwide

A list of websites for U.S. Embassies, Missions and Consulates is maintained by the U.S. Department of State at

Emergency Contact Information

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Internet Scams

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STEP Program

  • Safer Traveller Enrollment Program If you are a U.S. Citizen currently traveling abroad, you may wish to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.  You can do so through the Department of State's STEP system.