From 29 March 2016 there will be an important new identity requirement for first time adult applicants and those whose last passport was issued prior to 1 January 2005 and has since been reported as lost, stolen or damaged.
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The Passport Office in Dublin has now moved to Knockmaun House, 42-47, Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2, D02 TN83.
The Passport Office will continue to prioritise cases of genuine emergency.
The Passport Express service operated by An Post continues to function as normal and applicants are encouraged to use this service as far as possible.