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 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.
|Standard 10 Year||Available only to those 18 years and older||€95 or MXN equivalent|
|Large 10 Year||Available on request to very frequent travellers aged 18 and older||€125 or MXN equivalent|
|Standard 5 Year||Issued to those under 18||€45 or MXN equivalent|
|Emergency Travel Document||Issued only in case of emergency||€30 or MXN equivalent|
|Local Courier Service||$375MXN|
|International Courier Service||€60 or MXN equivalent|
|International Courier Service - Cuba||€105 or MXN equivalent|
Fees may vary - this is due to the different postage/courier fees that may apply.
Payment can only be made by bank transfer. We do not accept cash, credit or debit cards.
Once payment has been made please notify the Embassy through our Contact Us page
Bank of America
Address: Building A10 floor 1655 grant ST 100 WEST 33 RD ST NY USA 10001
SWIFT code: BOFA US6S
ABA code: 026009593
Beneficiary: Banca Mifel SA
Masaryk 214 piso 2 col. Polanco Chapultepec CP 11560 México DF
Reference: Emb Irlanda 01600089079 (include applicant’s name/incluir nombre de solicitante)
BANK: Banca Mifel SA
ACCOUNT NO: 01600155802
ACCOUNT NAME: Embajada de Irlanda – incluir nombre de solicitante/ include applicant’s name
ADDRESS: Presidente Masaryk #214 2 do. Piso, Col. Chapultepec Polanco, Del Miguel Hidalgo, C.P. 11560
Embassy of Ireland Mexico
Cda. Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho, 76-3
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec Seccion I
México D.F. 11000
Main Tel: + 52 55 5520 5803
Fax: + 52 55 5520 5892
Mon - Fri: 09:30 - 13:30
Read all sections of the passport application form to make sure you've filled it out correctly, including photo requirements and how to get it witnessed properly.