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Our guide takes you through each step of your application and answers some of the most common questions
How to apply for a Passport
The Passport Office in Dublin and Cork will close Wednesday the 24th of December at 1pm and reopen on Monday the 29th of December at 9am.
For all other questions
Use the 11-digit barcode number found on your application form to track your Passport
For general information on how long applications are currently taking to process
How to apply
The Passport appointment service is available for those travelling at short notice (3-10 working days)
There are different means by which to acquire Irish citizenship. These may affect your passport application.
Country specific information so you can plan for your trip
We can send you an email informing you that your passport will expire in 3 months
Passport renewal reminder