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One Year Anniversary of Passport Online

It is just 12 months since the launch of the Online Passport Application Service and since then, over 160,000 Irish adults have used the service to renew their passport books or apply for a passport card.

This award winning service offers the convenience of an online application facility, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for adult Irish citizens at home and overseas. Applications are processed in 10 working days (plus postage time), with the vast majority of applications processed in 7 working days (plus postage time).  It is the most convient and effeicent way to renew your passport.

Applicants who are not eligible to apply online and if travelling in 3 weeks or more can use the Passport Express facility, available through the network of post offices across the country.  Alternatively, if they have immediate travel plans, they can book an appointment online at