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Passport Applications

​Processing of passport applications (using paper forms) through the Consulate in Chicago is currently taking up to twelve weeks because of a large increase in the applications being received by our passport offices. Please be mindful of this if you have travel plans coming up over the course of the next few months.

If you are renewing your passport please be advised that both adults and children living in the US can now renew online. The current turnaround times for online applications is approximately three weeks, including postage to the US.

Check if you are eligible to apply online

How to apply for an Irish Passport

How to apply for an Irish Passport

If you are seeking to renew your passport, and you are not changing any of the details recorded in your passport (e.g. your name), you should apply through our Online Passport Application Service

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If you are not eligible to apply online, or do not wish to do so, then you can apply directly to your local Embassy or Consulate. The Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago accepts applications from Irish citizens resident in Alabama, Arkansas, North & South Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.