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Passport Service- Latest Turnaround Information

Please see the latest average Turnaround Times:

These turnaround times are for applications submitted in Ireland & Great Britain. If you submitted an application through an Embassy or Consulate abroad please see the Embassy website for your country of residence.

Turnaround times are estimates based on current averages – they are not a service delivery guarantee. If you are travelling in less than 15 working days, please make an appointment at the Passport Office in Cork or Dublin.

 

Type of Passport ApplicationCurrent Average Turnaround Times
Passport card 5 working days
An Post Passport Express Renewal Applications 16 working days
An Post Passport Express First Time Application, Lost/Stolen/Damaged Replacements 23 working days
Northern Ireland Passport Express Renewal Applications 17 working days
Northern Ireland Passport Express First Time Application, Lost/Stolen/Damaged Replacements 22 working days

Great Britain

 

Type of Passport ApplicationCurrent Average Turnaround Times
Great Britain 6 weeks
Great Britain First Time Applications 10 weeks (minimum)

Applicants are strongly advised not to book flights until they have their passport

 

First time Applicants

Passport Renewals