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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, you need to use an APS2 application form.

It is available in Irish (APS2G) and in English (APS2E), from the following locations:

Information for online and paper applications

Please see the detailed Documentary Requirements for Passport Applications page from the Passport Service.

Please see the detailed Photo Guidelines page from the Passport Service.

Please see the detailed How to get your application witnessed page from the Passport Service.

Please see the detailed Consent for Children page from the Passport Service.


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

Fees and Where to apply


Please note that BRL fees for passports are regularly updated to keep in line with the Euro fees charged by the Passport Office in Ireland. Please also note that from 11th April 2011, fees also apply to persons aged 65 and over.

The following passport fees are applicable from 30th March 2017.

  • Standard 10 Year: €95, R$400.
  • Large 10 Year: €125, R$530.
  • Standard 5 Year: €45, R$190.
  • Emergency Travel Document: €30, R$120.
  • Out of Hours fee: €80, R$340.
  • Passport certification fee: €40, R$170.


Please also note that should we need to return the application form to you, as a result of it not being correctly completed, the postage costs will have to be paid by you and this will also of course delay the process.

The Embassy cannot accept credit card payments for passports. Payment can be made by cheque payable to Embassy of Ireland or bank draft, please contact us and we will issue a “boleto”

Where to apply

The Passport Office at the Embassy of Ireland is opened Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 13.00.

You can lodge your application in person at the Embassy from Monday to Friday between these hours (please schedule appointment in advance). Alternatively you can post your application to:

Embassy of Ireland
SHIS QL 12 conjunto 5 casa 9
Lago Sul
Brasília - DF
CEP 71630-255

Passport applications can also be processed via the Consulate General in São Paulo.

If you decide to post your application, we strongly recommend you use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The Embassy cannot be held responsible for applications or documents lost in transit.