Cookies on the DFA website

We use cookies to give the best experience on our site while also complying with Data Protection requirements. Continue without changing your settings, and you'll receive cookies, or change your cookie settings at any time.

How to Apply for a Passport

Apply Online

Irish citizens who have previously held an Irish Passport can now apply for their Passport Book and/or Card online.

You cannot apply online if you have already submitted a paper application.

Apply Online

Apply Offline

If you are resident outside Ireland and do not qualify or wish to use the online system, you need to use an APS2 application form.

If you are resident outside of Ireland and do not qualify for or wish to use the online system, you need to use an APS2 application form.

It is available in Irish (APS2G) and in English (APS2E).

APS2 forms are available:

  • By calling to the Embassy during office hours
  • Contacting us (include your name and full address in the form) and we will post you the forms

Information for Online or Paper Applications:

Please see the detailed Documentary Requirements for Passport Applications page on the main DFA.ie website.

Please see the detailed Photo Guidelines page on the main DFA.ie website.

Please see the detailed How to get your application witnessed page on the main DFA.ie website.

Please see the detailed Consent for Children page on the main DFA.ie website.

Fees:

Please see the detailed Passport Fees page on the main DFA.ie website.

Fees

The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for:

Fees for applications submitted online can be found here.

The information below only relates to applications submitted via the Embassy.

Standard Passports

  • Adult 10 year: €95
  • Adult large 10 year: €125
  • 5-year passport for those under 18 years: €45
  • Emergency Travel Document*: €30

 Additional Fees

  • Out of hours fee: €80
  • Passport Certification Fee: €40

The Embassy cannot accept payment by credit/debit card.If you wish to have your passport returned by post, please add €7 to the fee above to cover the cost of registered post.

We accept payments in cash at the Embassy Public Counter.

Fees can also be paid by bank transfer from a Belgian bank account to the following account (please include the name of the applicant and reference number of the application in the details section):

Account Name – Embassy of Ireland
IBAN – BE34 0017 5539 8690

Where to apply

The Embassy of Ireland Passport Section Brussels, is located at:

Rue Froissart - Froissartstraat 50
1040 Brussels

Our opening hours can be found here.

Passport applications by post

If you choose to post your application, we strongly recommend that you use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The Embassy is not responsible for applications or documents lost in transit.

Application Forms

APS2 forms are available:

  • By calling to the Embassy during office hours
  • Contacting us (include your name and full address in the form) and we will post you the forms