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How to Apply for a Passport

Apply Online

Irish citizens who have previously held an Irish Passport can now apply for their Passport Book and/or Card online.

You cannot apply online if you have already submitted a paper application.

Apply Online

Apply Offline

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 Ireland and wish to submit an application to the Embassy of Ireland, you will need to use an APS2 application form. It is available in Irish (APS2G) and in English (APS2E) by contacting us at the Embassy.

Please see the detailed Documentary Requirements for Passport Applications page from the Passport Service.

Please see the detailed Photo Guidelines page from the Passport Service.

Please see the detailed How to get your application witnessed page from the Passport Service.

Please see the detailed Consent for Children page from the Passport Service.

Fees:

Please see the detailed Passport Fees page on the main DFA.ie website.

Fees

The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for:

Standard Passports

  • Standard 10-year passport is €95
  • Large 66-page, 10-year passport is €125
  • Standard 5-year passport for those aged under 18 years is €45

Emergency Passports

  • Emergency travel certificate issued during working hours €30 
  • Emergency travel certificate issued out of hours €30 plus €80 out of hours fee
  • Emergency passport issued during working hours €30 plus €95 passport fee
  • Emergency passport issued out of hours €30 plus €95 passport fee plus €80 out of hours fee

How do I pay?

Payment can be made by bank transfer to the account listed below or in cash at the Embassy.

Bank  

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia

Account Name

Department of Foreign Affairs

Bank Account Number 

1350321028

Bank Sort Code   

1111 

BIC /SWIFT

UNCRSKBX

IBAN

SK 26 1111 0000 0013 5032 1028

Where to apply

You should submit your application form in person at the Embassy or send the documents by registered post to:

Embassy of Ireland

Mostová 2

811 02  Bratislava

Slovak Republic

Tel: +421 (2) 3233 8700

Contact Us

Postage

We strongly recommend that you use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The Embassy cannot be held responsible for applications or documents lost in transit.

The Embassy’s Public Office Hours are: 9.00 -12.30 Monday to Friday

The Embassy can be contacted from: 9.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.00 Monday to Friday

The best way of contacting the Embassy is by email.