Our How to Apply for a Passport Guide takes you through each step of your Irish Passport application. You can't apply online but the guide will answer some of the most common questions like:
If you are resident outside Ireland, you will need to use an APS2 application form.
It is available in Irish (APS2G) and in English (APS2E), from the following locations:
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.
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, contact us and we will offer you further advice.
A member of one of the professions listed below, who is not retired and works in Norway 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 both 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:
Read our full guide on what to do if your passport is lost or stolen in Norway
If you lose two or more passports, it may restrict the period of validity for your next passport and it may delay processing of your passport.
The Fee depends on the type of passport you are looking for:
Emergency Travel Documents
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 hours issuance: NOK 720
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
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 165 which can be paid at the same time as the consular fee.
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.
Did you know? Almost 50% of applicants complete the form incorrectly, leading to delays in processing their applications.