How to Apply for a Passport
From 26/07/2022, all Irish Passport Renewals and First Time applications for adults and children will be moving to Passport Online. Passport Online is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year if you are resident in Abu Dhabi / Afghanistan / Qatar / Kuwait. For more information, queries should be submitted in writing through the Contact Us facility.
Please see the detailed Documentary Requirements for Passport Applications page from the Passport Service.
Please see the detailed How to get your application witnessed page from the Passport Service.
Please see the detailed Passport Fees page on the main Department of Foreign Affairs website.
- Standard (33 Page) 10 year passport-AED 430.00
- Large (66 page) 10 year passport-AED 560.00
- Standard 5-year passport for those between 0 and 17 years-AED 200.00
Emergency Travel Documents (ETC or an emergency passport)
- Standard-140 AED
- Out of Hours Fee-360 AED
- Passport Certification Fee-180 AED
We cannot issue Emergency Passports to first time applicants. Emergency Passports can be used to exit the UAE however, not to re-enter.
We only accept Credit Cards and Bank Transfer.
Bank Details for Electronic Bank Transfer:
Account Name: Embassy of Ireland – Abu Dhabi
Account Number: 1411003342999016
Bank Name: First Abu Dhabi Bank
Branch Name: Main Branch
Branch Address: Abu Dhabi
Country: United Arab Emirates
Applicants who pay via Bank Transfer must submit the bank payment receipt with their passport application.
Where to Apply
The Embassy accepts applications from residents in UAE, Qatar, Kuwait & Afghanistan.
Application should be sent to:
Embassy of Ireland
Al Yasat Street off 6th Street
P.O. Box 61581
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
You can also submit your application in person during office hours. If posting your application, we strongly recommend you to use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The Embassy cannot be held responsible for applications or documents lost in transit.