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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 in Canada, Jamica or the Bahamas 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 from these locations:

Alberta

Irish Cultural Society Calgary
http://www.calgaryics.org
Applications available for collection from the foyer only when centre is open for an event.

Calgary (Alberta south of Red Deer)
Honorary Consul (Community, Cultural and Consular)
Ms. Deirdre Halferty
215 Glamorgan Place SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 5B9
+ 1 403 813 5337
dhalferty@shaw.ca

Honorary Consulate of Ireland (Edmonton)
13 Glenmeadow Cres.
St. Albert, AB T8N 382
Contact: Ms. Doodie Cahill, Honorary Consul General of Ireland
Ph. 780-458-0810
Email: gtcahill@shaw.ca 

Irish Sports and Social Society
http://www.edmontonirishclub.ca/
12546 - 126 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5L 0X3
Phone: 780- 453-2249
Email: edmontonirishclub@gmail.com
Passport Applications can be picked up during regular business hours

British Colombia

Consulate General of Ireland Vancouver

Suite 704
World Trade Centre
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1
Canada
Tel.: +1  604 696 3263

Please Note: The Consulate is only open to the public by appointment.

Email: Submit your query 
Website: https://www.dfa.ie/vancouver/

New Brunswick

Irish Canadian Cultural Association of New Brunswick: Fredericton
http://www.newirelandnb.ca/
Phone: 1-506-357-8283
Email: bdriscn618@rogers.com

Newfoundland and Labrador

Honorary Consulate of Ireland (St. John’s)
95 Water Street, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 5383, Stn. C
St. John's, NL A1C 5W2
Contact: Mr. Mark Dobbin, Honorary Consul of Ireland
Phone: 709-738-6280
Email: irishhonoraryconsul@killickcapital.com

Nova Scotia

Honorary Consulate of Ireland (Halifax)
The Old Triangle
5136 Prince Street,
Halifax, NS B3J 1V9
Contact: Brian Doherty, Honorary Consul General of Ireland
Ph. 902-492-4900
Email: Brian@oldtriangle.com

D'Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies
Office of the Dean of Arts
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
902-420-5519
Email: irish.studies@smu.ca

Ontario

Embassy of Ireland

Suite 1105, 130 Albert St., Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G4

Almonte Celtfest
Website: http://almonteceltfest.com
Old Town Hall, 14 Bridge Street, Almonte
Email: almonteceltfest.com

Irish Canadian Immigration Centre

The Eamonn O’Loghlin
Irish Canadian Immigration Centre
44 Victoria Street
Suite 1620
Toronto, ON
M5C 1Y2
416-603-9549
1-877-603-9549

Prince Edward Island

Benevolent Irish Society of Prince Edward Island
582 North River Road
Charlottetown
P.E.I.
http://www.benevolentirishsocietyofpei.com/
Email: goconnor@pei.sympatico.ca

Quebec

Honorary Consulate of Ireland (Montreal)
School of Canadian Irish Studies
Concordia University, Hall Building, 1001-11
1455 de Maisonneuve Ouest
Montreal, QC H3G 1M8
Contact: Dr. Michael Kenneally, Honorary Consul General of Ireland
Phone: 514-848-2424 ext 7389
Email: cdnirish@alcor.concordia.ca

St. Columban Irish
Website: http://www.stcolumban-irish.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2422702736/
c/o 2679 Wellington St
Montreal
Quebec H3K 1X8
Tel: 514-949-2710

Saskatchewan

Regina Gaels
C/O Shannon's Pub & Grill
2118 Robinson St
Regina, SK
S4T 2P7

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.

Fees

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

Paper Applications:

Passport Officer, Embassy of Ireland, Suite 1105, 130 Albert St., Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G4

You can also submit your application in person during office hours.

Fee payable by:

  • Canadian bank draft, money order, or certified cheque: payable to Embassy of Ireland in Canadian Dollars.
  • Euro not accepted, personal cheques are not accepted.
  • Credit card: please include the name on card, card number, and expiry date.  Please do not include the three or four digit security code.
  • Debit cards are not accepted.

Fees in CAD effective from 30 March 2017

Adult 10 year

$140

Adult large 10 year

$180

Minor, age 0 – 17 years, 5 year passport

$70

Emergency Travel Document

$50

The above fees apply to applications received at the Embassy with a pre-paid registered, express post, or courier envelope, provided by the applicant.  If you would prefer that the Embassy arrange shipping an additional fee applies. Please refer to the fee schedule below for your preferred method of shipping.

Registered post (domestic)

$15

Courier (domestic)

$60

Courier (Jamaica or Bahamas)

$80