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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, United Arab Emirates website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/abudhabi.

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.

Further Information

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 Department of Foreign Affairs website.

Standard Passports

  • 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
IBAN: AE680351411003342999016
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
Al Bateen
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.