How to apply for a passport
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.
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.
Please see the detailed Documentary Requirements for Passport Applications page from the Passport Service.
Please see the detailed How to get your application witnessed page from the Passport Service.
Please see the detailed Passport Fees page on the main DFA.ie website.
Fees (effective August 2019)
The Fee depends on the type of passport you are looking for:
- Standard 10-year passport is NOK 850
- Large 66-page, 10-year passport is NOK 1120
- Minor (age 0-17, 5 year passport) NOK 400
Emergency Travel Documents
- Emergency Travel Document (single journey only) NOK 300
- Emergency passport (7 months validity only) NOK 850 + 30
NOTE: This document is for medical or bereavement purposes only. Booked flights for holiday or leisure does not constitute an "emergency". Verification documents are required.
Emergency Travel Documents are NOT valid for US ESTA Visa Waiver travel
Additional fee for outside of office hour’s issuance: NOK 720
How do I pay?
Payment is by bank transfer only. Cheques, cash and bank drafts are not accepted. From 1 October 2014, credit card payments will no longer be accepted.
Please ensure to pay any bank fees associated with the transfer. Here are our account details:
Address: PNB 1166 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo
Acc. Name: Embassy of Ireland
Acc.no: 6005 07 55579
Swift Code: NDEANOKK
Please include your name and consular service requested on subject line of payment.
Where to apply
You should send your completed and signed application form and documents by post to:
Embassy of Ireland
PO Box 4006 AMB
If you wish for us to return your passport via post, please indicate this and include your postal address and a communication fee of NOK 205 which can be paid at the same time as the consular fee.