The Passport Office at the Embassy accepts telephone queries from
Monday to Friday from 9.15-13.00 and from 14.15-17.30.
You can lodge your application in person at the Embassy from Monday
to Friday between 10.00-12.30 and 15.00-16.30.
Alternatively, you can send your application to:
Embassy of Ireland
Via Giacomo Medici, 1
Passport applications can also be made via the Honorary Consulate
in Milan. You can lodge your application at the Honorary Consulate
from Monday to Thursday between 14.00 - 16.30. You are
invited to make an appointment by calling the Consulate in advance.
The contact details for the Consulate are:
Honorary Consulate of Ireland in Milan
Piazza S.Pietro in Gessate, 2
Main Tel: +39 02 551 87569
Fax: +39 02 551
If you decide to post your application, we strongly recommend you
to use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The Embassy
cannot be held responsible for applications or documents lost in
Please note: The practice of Exchange/Replacement Passports has
been discontinued. Therefore, if a passport holder wishes to change
an aspect of his/her passport (e.g. the passport is damaged, there
are no more visa pages left or a change of name on passport is
required), a new passport must be applied for and the appropriate
fee paid in full.
Validity of Passports
Infants (up to age 3) are issued with a 3 year passport.
Children aged 3-17 are issued with a 5 year passport.
Persons aged 18 and over are issued with a 10 year passport.
In certain cases (e.g. where a previous passport has been lost or
stolen), the Passport Office may restrict the validity of a