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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 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

Information for Online or Paper Applications:

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.


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

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

Please note that passport fees have recently been updated. Effective from 30 March, 2017, the following fees will be charged:

Adult 10 year

910 SEK

Adult large 10 year

1 200 SEK

Minor, age 0 – 17 years, 5 year passport

435 SEK

Emergency Travel Document*

290 SEK

Additional Fees


Out of hours fee**

770 SEK

Passport Certification Fee***

385 SEK

*This fee applies to both Emergency Travel Certificates and emergency passports.

**The fee is additional to the fee for the passport itself.

***This a standard consular fee that is charged for the verification or certification of any document

We do not accept credit or debit cards. The Embassy accepts cash only.

Fees can also be paid by bank transfer to our bank giro account:

Account Name - Embassy of Ireland
Bank – SEB
Bank giro number: 694-0134
IBAN - SE8950000000052551012090

If you choose to pay by bank transfer please include a copy of the bank transfer counterfoil slip with your application.

Cash payments are only accepted if passport applicant applies personally at the Embassy; please do not send cash in postal application.

Applying at the Embassy

Irish Citizens resident in Sweden who are: 1) First time applicants; 2) Holders of an Irish passport which expired more than 5 years ago; 3) Wishing to change their name on their passport; 4) Under 18 years of age; or 5) Applying for a Business Passport; must apply at the Embassy. Applicants who are eligible to apply online but would prefer to lodge a paper application may also do so.

Applicants must complete and submit a paper application known as an APS2 form with the required documents and fee to the Embassy in Stockholm. APS2 forms are available at the Embassy in Stockholm, or upon request, the Embassy can send you the passport application form by post. This may be subject to postage fees.

Please read carefully the above tabs for instructions on what documents should be included, the photograph requirements, witnessing the application and paper application fees.

Contact Us

*Your Passport must have expired less than 5 years prior and your Passport Number must begin with either the letter ‘P’ or ‘L followed by another letter and 7 digits e.g. PA1234567. Passport holders whose passports begin with the letter P or L followed by 6 digits e.g. P123456 are not eligible for online application and must apply via the paper route ’.

**Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Romania.

The Embassy of Ireland Passport Section Stockholm is located at:

Hovslagargatan 5

111 48 Stockholm

Tel: 08-54504040, Fax: 08 - 6601353 or Email Us

The Passport Section is open to the public from 09.30 - 12.30 and 14.00-16.00 Monday to Friday

Passport applications can be delivered by post without coming to the Embassy. The postal address is:

Embassy of Ireland

Passport Section

PO Box 10326

10055 Stockholm

We would encourage you to consult the relevant section of our website regarding the service you require before contacting the Embassy. Passport application forms can be ordered online.

If you choose to post your application, 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.


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.