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Update on Provision of Passport Services

Update on Provision of Passport Services

Passport Online

The Passport Service is continuing to process Passport Online applications. Our priority is to process all Passport Online applications received prior to 29 April within 6-8 weeks.

The issue related to resubmission links is resolved. If the link sent to you has expired, you can request a new link.

Passport Online is open to all applicants, including children, renewing their passports and those applying for their first passport who are resident in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Great Britain, Europe, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA. If you are resident in a country where Passport Online is not available, please contact your local Irish Embassy or Consulate.

To apply via Passport Online, please click here.

Passport Express

The processing of Passport Express applications, including Northern Ireland Passport Express and Great Britain Passport Express, is currently paused. The turnaround time after we resume processing will be 6-8 weeks.

Foreign Birth Registrations

The routine processing of Foreign Birth Registrations is currently paused. 

If you have an urgent query, such as you are an expectant parent, please contact us through our Customer Service Hub 

Contact us

If you have a query regarding your passport application, please contact our Customer Service Hub who will be happy to assist you.

Our phone lines are open between 9:00 and 16:30.

For the most up to date travel advice please check: dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice. If you are abroad, you should contact your local Irish Embassy or Consulate. They can advise you about your options for travel.

International Postal restrictions

There are some international restrictions due to COVID 19. Information on An Post's international postal services are available here

Where there is no An Post International service available, we are working to deliver Passport Online through our network of Embassies and Consulates.