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FOI Request 17/076


Category

Journalist

Name

Michael Brennan

Address

Sunday Business Post, Hambleden House, 19/26 Pembroke Street Lower, Dublin 2

Company

Sunday Business Post

Reference

FOI Request 17/076

Requirements

The number of incomplete passport applications in 2016 and 2017 to date.

The number of incomplete passport applications in 2016 and 2017 to date where an applicant was required to go back to their local garda station to get a new passport form signed again.

The total number of passport applications in 2017 to date.

The number of incomplete passport applications in 2016 and 2017 to date which were for) a child under 18 or b) an adult.

The average processing time in 2016 for a passport application which was found to be incomplete and required new documentation before a passport was issued.

Any internal statistics held by the passport office on the most common mistakes by passport applicants which are causing incomplete applications.

The cost of hiring 230 temporary clerical officers in 2017 to process passport applications.

The percentage of domestic passport renewal applications which are being processed by the target date of 15 working days, in 2017 to date.

The percentage of first time domestic passport renewal applications which are being processed by the target date of 15 working days, in 2017 to date.

The passport revenue in 2016 (from passport application fees).

The cost of operating the passport office in 2016.

Date

April 26, 2017

Replied

June 9, 2017

Reply 17/076