Track your Passport Application
Applies to applications lodged in Ireland only.
Please note the target turnaround time for Passport Express varies depending on current demand and application type (applications for first time applicants or those replacing lost or stolen passports can take up to 15 working days). The Passport Service, subject to demand, aims to process Passport Renewals in 10 working days from the day it is received.
Information in respect of applications submitted through Irish Embassies abroad is available on the relevant Embassy website.
To track your individual passport application, enter your application number in the box below.
Your application number can be found on your receipt.
Information is updated regularly and reflects the current target turnaround times.
PLEASE NOTE THE ISSUE DATE OF YOUR PASSPORT IS A TARGET ISSUE DATE AND NOT A GUARANTEED DATE.
DURING PEAK SEASON APPLICATIONS OFTEN REMAIN AT STAGES 1 & 2 FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE PROCESS. THIS DOES NOT MEAN THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH YOUR APPLICATION. THE AVERAGE TIME GIVEN BETWEEN STAGES VARIES DEPENDING ON THE VOLUMES OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. THE REMAINING STAGES (3-6) TEND TO HAPPEN IN QUICK SUCCESSION AT THE END OF THE PROCESS.