Paper Passport Application Forms
This is the fastest and cheapest way to get your first Irish passport or renew your passport. Once you have your photo, it only takes about ten minutes!
You cannot apply online if you have already submitted a paper application.
- Application forms cannot be downloaded.
- Forms are available in Irish and English.
- If you cannot get a form or need a large number of forms, contact us and we will post them to you.
How to get a paper application form
You need to get an APS 1 Form from one of the following:
- A Garda Station
- A Post Office
- Passport Office in Dublin or Cork
- You need to get an APS2 Form.
- Contact your local Irish Embassy or Consulate to see how to get this form and how to submit it.
You must submit your postal application in the country you live in. For example, if you live in the USA and are on holidays in Ireland, it is not possible to apply by paper application form from Ireland.
Declaration Form A
What is it
When do you need it
The child was born after January 1st 2005 and
You want to show the citizenship of the child through habitual residency in Ireland and
The parents were born within the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland (Excluding Northern Ireland and Great Britain).
How to Apply for a Passport Guide
Track your Passport
You can track the progress of your Passport/Passport Card application using your 11-digit application number.