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.
How much does an Irish Passport cost?
The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for:
|Adult 10 year||€95- 430 RON|
|Adult large 10 year||€125- 565 RON|
|Standard 5-year passport for those under 18 years||€45- 216 RON|
|Large 66 page, 5 year passport for those under 18 years||€55- 265 RON|
|Emergency Travel Document*||€30- 135 RON|
|Out of hours fee**||€80- 361 RON|
|Passport Certification Fee***||€40- 181 RON|
Fees can also be paid by bank transfer or deposit to the following account:
Account Name - Embassy of Ireland
Bank - ING Bank
IBAN - RO21INGB0001008552850710
If you choose to pay by bank transfer/deposit please include a copy of the bank transfer/deposit slip with your application.
Where to apply
The Embassy of Ireland in Bucharest is located at:
Str. Buzeşti, nr. 50-52, et. 3, sector 1, Bucureşti
Banca: ING Bank, sucursala ING Metropolis (Bd. Iancu de Hunedoara, nr. 48, sector 1)
Passport applications can be delivered by post or by a reputable courier without coming to the Embassy.
We would encourage you to consult the relevant section of our website regarding the service you require before contacting the Embassy.
If you want us to send you a passport application form by post please e-mail or call us and we will send it out to you. If you need more than one form please let us know.
If you choose to post your application, we strongly recommend you to use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The Embassy cannot be held responsible for applications or documents lost in transit.