Due to high levels of demand, passport applications are taking a minimum of eight weeks to process. Please note that if your passport application is incomplete or unclear, processing may take longer than eight weeks.
Passports are produced in Dublin. The Consulate General can, however, issue temporary, limited validity passports on the same day in the case of a genuine emergency situation - i.e. involving the death or serious illness of a close family member.
If you are visiting the US and your passport is lost or stolen, it may be possible to issue an Emergency Travel Certificate which is valid for one journey from the United States to Ireland. Please contact the Passport Office directly to arrange an appointment in this regard.