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, you must apply by using an APS2 form, You can get an APS2 form from the Irish Embassy.
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?
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.
Witnessing in the Russian Federation
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 on the form can witness your passport application 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.
The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for:
Payments must be made in Rubles - please contact the Embassy directly for the prevailing exchange rate applied. Fees must be paid in cash at the Embassy in Moscow.
Euro prices are provided below as an aid to calculate cost. Additional fees for the services below may apply depending on circumstances.
Effective from 30 March 2017
|Adult 10 year||€95|
|Adult Large 10 year||€125|
|Minor, age 0-17 years, 5 year passport||€45|
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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.