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How to apply for a passport

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Apply Online

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!

Apply online

Other ways to apply

Passport Online is the fastest way to get your passport. If you are living in Ireland, Northern Ireland or Great Britain and do not wish to apply online, you can apply using the Post Passport service provided by An Post and Royal Mail. Please allow 8 weeks for applications applied for through the Post Passport Service.

In Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, paper applications are submitted through the Post Passport service

For all other applications please use the How to Apply for a Passport Guide below:

Please enter the country you are in from the list provided
Passport Type
/ / Tell us your date of birth in the format dd mm yyyy (date month year), for example 01/10/1970.
Provide your citizenship status from the list provided
Are you travelling within 10 business days?
Are you travelling within 10 business days?