Irish Citizens who have previously held an Irish Passport and that passport has not expired by more than 5 years can now apply for their Passport Book and/or Passport Card online through the Online Passport Renewal Service.
From 29 March 2016, a Public Services Card (PSC) is required for first-time adult applicants resident in Ireland.
A Public Services Card must also be submitted by:
a) Adult applicants whose last passport was issued prior to 1 January 2005 and has since been reported as lost, stolen or damaged, or
b) Adult applicants whose last passport expired more than five years ago.
The Passport Office in Dublin has now moved to Knockmaun House, 42-47, Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2, D02 TN83.