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Can I get my passport today?

No. Passports are manufactured in Ireland by the Passport Office, not by the Embassy of Ireland in Canberra.

In the cases of genuine emergency, the Embassy can produce Emergency Passports which are non-biometric and for limited validity. Additional fees will apply.

Emergency Passports can only be issued in cases of genuine, urgent, immediate travel and cannot be issued for holiday or identification purposes.

Emergency Passports are issued as the discretion of the Embassy and are subject to the person having a good passport history. Proof of international travel will be sought prior to the issuance of any Emergency Passport.

Some countries require holders of Emergency Passports to apply for a visa before travel. Emergency Passport holders cannot avail of the visa waiver scheme (USA) or visa on arrival facilities (Indonesia) and must apply to the relevant Embassies to have a visa inserted in their passport.