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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 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), from the following locations:

Information for Online or 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.

Passport Application via Embassy/Consulate

 

Adult 10 year

€95.00

Adult large 10 year

€125.00

Minor, age 0 – 17 years, 5 year passport

€45.00

Online Renewal*

 

Standard adult passport

€80.00

Large adult passport

€110.00

Passport card

€35.00

Standard passport plus passport card

€105.00

Large passport plus passport card

€135.00

*please note that additional postage fees may apply.

Courier fee

The Embassy does not recommend that important documents such as passports are sent via the standard postal system. If you do not wish to collect your passport in person we recommend that you use a courier service. If you wish the Embassy to arrange a courier service for you a fee of €15 is payable.

How to make a payment

The Embassy accepts payments made in cash, by Italian bank drafts or personal cheques and by Italian postal order. Bank drafts, personal cheques and postal orders should be made payable to: Ambasciata d’Irlanda.