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If you are seeking to renew your passport, are over 18 years of age and are not changing any of the details recorded in your passport (e.g. your name), you should apply through our Online Passport Application Service

If you are not eligible to apply online, or do not wish to do so, then you can apply directly to your local Embassy or Consulate. The Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago accepts applications from Irish citizens resident in Alabama, Arkansas, North & South Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.