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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.

Fees

Please see the detailed Passport Fees page on the main DFA.ie website.

Fees

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

Adult 10 year €95
Adult large 10 year €125
Minor, age 0 – 17 years, 5 year passport €45
Emergency Travel Document* €30
Additional Fees  
Out of hours fee** €80
Passport Certification Fee*** €40

We do not accept cards at the Embassy, but you can pay in cash.

Where to Apply

We are open Monday to Friday between 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00.

The Embassy is located at:

Whitehall Mansions
Ix-Xatt ta’ Ta’ Xbiex
Ta’ Xbiex
XBX 1026