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, 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 you are resident in Thailand, you need to use an APS2E application form.
If you are normally resident in Thailand you must apply through the Irish Embassy in Bangkok or through the Honorary Consulate in Phuket, rather than Ireland or another Embassy, using an APS2 form.
APS2E forms are available at;
Embassy of Ireland
208 Wireless Road, 12 Floor, Unit 1201
Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand 10330
Tel: +66 2 016 1360
E-mail: Contact Us
Honorary Consulate of Ireland
5/51 Fisherman Way, Moo 5, Viset Road,
Rawai, Muang, Phuket, Thailand 83130
Tel: +6676 381 052, +6683 969 6084
16 Chang Moi Gao Road,
Soi 3, Tambon Chang Moi,
Amphoe Muang Chiangmai 50300
Tel: +6653 874126
Contact: Annette Kunigagon (Irish Representative)
** Please call and check on opening hours in advance of your collection.
If you are resident in Myanmar, you also need to use an APS2E application form.
APS2E forms for applicant resident in Myanmar are available at
No.129, Building A, RoomA021/22, 2nd floor,
Shwe Pyi Aye Condo, Bar Gayar Road, Sanchaung Township,
Office +95 (0) 12304799
***Please call and check on opening hours in advance of your collection.
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.
The information below is intended as a general guide only. Please read the photo guidelines accompanying the passport application form carefully. Photos not meeting requirements will be rejected and may result in a delay in the issue of your new passport.
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.
The information below is intended only as a general guide. Please read all the instructions that accompany the application form for detailed advice on the documents required in your particular case.
A member of one of the professions listed below can witness your passport application form as long as they are satisfied as to your identity 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 applicant 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 and it may not be possible to receive your passport in less than 10 working days.
Do not, under any circumstances, try to travel on a passport that has been reported as lost or stolen.
The fee depends on the type of passport you apply for:
Applications from Myanmar, please contact our embassy to get the bank account details for money transfer.
Please note that we only accept payment by cash.
Embassy of Ireland
208 Wireless Road
12th Floor Unit 1201
Tel: +66 2 016 1360 and Fax: +66 2 675 3933
The Embassy public counter is open on Monday - Thursday from 9.30 - 12.00, 14:30 – 15.30 and Friday 9:30 - 12:00.
It is very important to keep a record of your application number as you will not be able to track your passport application without it. A peel-off sticker with the number can be found on the back page of the application.