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How quickly can I get my passport?

Information for Irish citizens resident in Bulgaria, Georgia and Armenia on passport turnaround times.

The current standard processing time for a full passport is approximately 6 weeks.

A temporary passport can be issued on the day only in the case of an emergency situation (the death or serious illness of a family member).

In all other circumstances, you will have to wait a minimum of five working days to get a temporary passport. Valid proof of confirmed travel (e.g. airline ticket/email) must be presented in order for any application to be processed sooner than the standard turnaround time. You may be charged an additional fee for an emergency passport.

Please contact us immediately if you require a passport.

We also provide assistance if you are on holiday in Bulgaria and your passport has been lost or stolen.