Born outside Ireland
You are automatically an Irish citizen if one of your parents was an Irish citizen who was born in Ireland.
You can become an Irish citizen if one of our grandparents was born in Ireland, or you can become an Irish citizen if one of your parents was an Irish citizen at the time of your birth, but was not born in Ireland. If you're eligible, you can register your birth on the Foreign Births Register.
For applicants based in Singapore, all applications must be made in person at the Embassy. For applicants based in the Philippines, applications must be submitted to the Honorary Consulate in Manila.