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How to apply for a passport

Apply Online

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.

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 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

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.


The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for:

These fees are effective from 30 March, 2017.

Passport Type Fee
Adult 10 year 710 DKK
Adult large 10 year 930 DKK
Minor, age 0-17 years, 5 year passport 340 DKK
Emergency Travel Document 230 DKK
Additional Fees  
Out of hours fee** 600 DKK
Passport Certification Fee 300 DKK

** The fee is additonal to the fee for the passport itself.

The Passport fee must be lodged with the Embassy in cash, because the Embassy does not have the facilities for credit/debit card payments or a bank transfer.

*All applications made by post within Denmark are subject to a DKK140 postage fee. Applications made by post from Iceland are subject to a postal fee of DKK160.

We do not accept credit or debit cards. The Embassy accepts cheques drawn from a Danish bank account.

Fees can also be paid by bank transfer to the following account:

Bank: Danske Bank
Account Name: Embassy of Ireland
IBAN: DK8730003154026754
Reg no: 4001
Account No: 3154026754

Cash payments are only accepted if passport applicant applies personally at the Embassy; please do not send cash in postal applications.

Where to apply

The Embassy of Ireland Copenhagen is located at:

Østbanegade 21
2100 Copenhagen Ø

For General, passport and visa enquiries:

Phone: +45 35 47 32 00
Fax: +45 35 43 18 58

The Passport Section is open to the public from 10.00 - 12.30 Monday to Friday, and from 14.30-16.30 on Thursdays.

Passport applications can be delivered by post without coming to the Embassy.

We would encourage you to consult the relevant section of our website regarding the service you require before contacting the Embassy. Passport application forms can be ordered online.

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.