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Best way to apply for your passport

Passport Online is the fastest way to apply for your or your child’s passport or passport card, from anywhere in the world, on a smartphone, tablet or personal computer.  This secure and convenient service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Applications will be processed within the current processing times. If you need to submit documents, the processing time will only start when we receive them.

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Passport Online is the cheapest, fastest and most convenient way to apply for your passport. Check out our current turnaround times.

If you need an urgent appointment to process a passport renewal application within 1 to 3 working days, we have an urgent appointments system. This is available at our offices in Dublin.

Citizens residing overseas can renew their passport online using the Online Passport Renewal Service. Queries regarding all other types of applications should be directed to your nearest embassy or consulate.

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