How to apply for a passport
This is the fastest and cheapest way to get your first Irish passport or renew your passport. Once you have your photo, it only takes about ten minutes!
You cannot apply online if you have already submitted a paper application.
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
Please see the detailed Documentary Requirements for Passport Applications page from the Passport Service.
Please see the detailed How to get your application witnessed page from the Passport Service.
Please see the detailed Passport Fees page on the main DFA.ie website.
The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for. Make sure to apply in plenty of time.
Postal Applications or applications submitted at the Embassy:
Fees can be paid by cash in Czech Crowns in the exact amount or by bank transfer from a Czech bank account.
Please insert the passport applicant’s full name and passport application number in the message for payee field in order to enable us to identify the payment.
If you choose to pay by bank transfer please include a copy of the bank transfer counterfoil slip with your application. Please note that the passport application fee is not refundable.
Cash payments are only accepted if passport applicant applies personally at the Embassy; please do not send cash in postal application.
The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for:
|Adult 10 year||€95||CZK 2,500|
|Adult large 10 year||€125||CZK 3,250|
|Minor, age 0 – 17 years, 5 year passport||€45||CZK 1,200|
|Emergency Travel Document||€30||CZK 800|
|Out of hours fee*||€80||CZK 2,100|
* The fee is additional to the fee for the travel document itself.
Where to apply
Embassy of Ireland
118 00 Aha 1
The Embassy is open to the public as follows:
9.30-12.30 & 14.30-16.30
9.30-12.30 & 14.30-16.30
If you choose to post your application, we strongly recommend that you use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The Embassy cannot be held responsible for applications or documents lost in transit.
Online Adult renewals (payment made in Euro when applying online)
- Standard 10-year passport - €80 plus €5.00 return postage
- Large 66-page, 10-year passport - €110 plus €5.00 return postage
- Passport card is €35 plus €5.00 return postage
- Standard passport plus passport card - €105 plus €5.00 return postage
- Large passport plus passport card - €135 plus €5.00 return postage