What is the current processing time?
Please allow at least 10 weeks for your passport application to be processed. Passports are manufactured in Ireland by the Passport Office. The Embassy in Ottawa reviews the application and scans it to Ireland for further processing. Your new passport is then returned to the Embassy in Ottawa. When it arrives in Ottawa it will be forwarded to you, together with your original documents.
If your application is not complete you will be asked to supply the missing information or documentation – this will delay your application. If we have difficulty contacting your witness, this may also result in a delay.