Irish Citizens who are over 18, and have previously held an Irish Passport can now apply for their Passport Book and/or Passport Card online at https://www.dfa.ie/passportonline/
If you are not eligible, or do not wish to apply online, our How to Apply for a Passport Guide takes you through each step of your Irish Passport application. The guide will answer some of the most common questions like:
If you are resident in Malaysia, you need to use an APS2 application form.
APS2 forms are available from the Embassy. Please Contact Us to request an application form.
If the birth/marriage certificates are not in English, you must submit a certified English version of the original, translated by a registered translator.
If the birth/marriage certificate is not in English, you must also submit certified English versions of the originals, translated by a registered translator.
What are the guidelines for passport photographs?
The information below serves only as a general guide. Please see the more detailed instructions and examples of acceptable and unacceptable photos that accompany the application form.
Infants or very young children who can't support themselves should be photographed lying down on a plain, white surface. No one else should appear in the photo, so make sure that hands or arms used to support the child are not visible.
If you have a disability that prevents you meeting all of these requirements, please use our contact us page to let us know and we will offer you further advice.
The information below is intended only as a general guide. Please read all the instructions that accompany the application form for detailed advice on the documents required in your particular case.
Identification (Section 9 of your application form)
Consent of parents/guardians (Section 7 of your application form)
Lost, stolen or damaged passports (Section 6 of your application form)
A member of one of the professions listed below can witness your passport application form as long as they are satisfied as to your identify and that your four photos are a true likeness of you. Make sure you bring photo identification with you and be aware that the witness may ask you for more proof of identification - this is at their discretion.
Your application form is only valid for six months from the date your witness signs Section 9.
This is an additional requirement for children. Everyone under the age of 18 must have the consent of their parents/guardians to get a passport and this consent must be witnessed.
The only exception to this is if the child is married.
If your passport has been lost, stolen or damaged, you must:
If you lose two or more passports, it may restrict the period of validity for your next passport and it may not be possible to receive your passport in less than 10 working days.
The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for:
Adult Passport (10 year validity, 34 pages) RM 450
Adult Passport, Large (10 year validity, 66 pages) RM 590
Minor Passport (5 year validity, 34 pages, below 18) RM 210
Passport Certification Fee RM 190
In cases of genuine emergency, the Embassy can produce emergency travel documents with limited validity.
Emergency Travel Document RM 140
Emergency Passport RM 140 plus full passport fee
Out of Hours Fee RM 380
We accept payment by cash or cheque which should be made payable to the ‘Embassy of Ireland’. We regret that we cannot accept payment by debit or credit card.
Embassy of Ireland
The Amp Walk
218 Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
We advise that you apply in person. If you choose to post your application, we strongly recommend that you use a reputable courier service. The Embassy cannot be held responsible for applications lost in transit.
It is very important to keep a record of your 11-digit application number as you will not be able to track your passport application without it. A peel-off sticker with the number can be found on the back page of the application form.