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How quickly can I get my passport?

The current standard processing time is approximately 8 weeks.

Irish citizens who have held an Irish Passport can now apply for their Passport Book and/or Passport Card online at The processing time for online applications is approximately 2/3 weeks.

A temporary passport can be issued only in the case of an emergency situation.

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