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How to Apply for a Passport

Apply Online

Irish citizens who have previously held an Irish Passport must renew their Passport Book or Passport Card using Passport Online.

First Time Applicants must apply using a paper application form through their local Irish Embassy or Consulate General.

Apply Online

Apply Offline

Passport Online is not yet available in your region for first time applicants. You must apply using a paper 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 English (APS2E), from the locations listed below (it is advisable to check opening hours in advance of collection):

Vietnam

Hanoi

Embassy of Ireland

41A Ly Thai To Street

Tel: +84 4 3974 3291

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)

British Consulate

25 Le Duan Street

District 1

Tel: +84 8 3825 1380

Laos

EU Delegation to Laos

Europe House Unit19

Hom 2

Setthathirath Road

Haisok Village

Chanthabouly District

P.O. Box: 9325

Vientiane

Lao PDR

Tel: +856 (21) 255 575

Cambodia

British Embassy

27- 29 Street 75

Phnom Penh

Tel:+855 23 427124

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.

Fees

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

Fees and Where to apply

Fees for paper based applications depend on the type of application and payment to the Embassy can be made in either Vietnamese Dong or Euro. If you are paying in Vietnamese Dong, the current Euro exchange rate will be confirmed at the time of payment and applied to the fees listed below.

Adult 10 year €95

Adult large 10 year €125

Minor, age 0 – 17 years, 5 year passport €45

Emergency Travel Document* €30

Additional Fees  

Out of hours fee** €80

Passport Certification Fee*** €40

Payments to the Embassy must be made by bank transfer or by cash at our office in Hanoi.

Payment Details

Payments to the Embassy must be made by bank transfer or by cash at our office in Hanoi. Please note we can under no circumstances accept credit card payments for this service.

If you are based in Vietnam, you can make a bank transfer directly to Vietnam Joint Stock Commerical Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank), as follows:

Telegraphic Transfer

Bank: Vietnam Joint Stock Commerical Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) - Tay Thang Long Branch
Bank Swift code: ICBVVNVX

Bank address:  Xuan Mai Town, Chuong My District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Account name: DFA Ireland Vietnam Public Bank Account

Account number: EUR112649538888 or VND112647828888

You can also deposit the fee by cash at any VietinBank branch within Vietnam (the above account details remain unchanged):

An additional courier fee €30 is applicable for documents being sent from Hanoi to Laos or Cambodia.

Note: Please enclose a copy of bank transfer or deposit slip with your application.

You are responsible for paying any bank fees associated with the transaction. If you have a non-Vietnamese bank account, you can avoid expensive transfer charges by going to the Embassy's bank and lodging the money directly to our account in cash. Please contact us for more information about this.