Irish PassportThe Irish passport is official identity document which allows you to travel live and work within Ireland. Holding an Irish passport gives you the right to live and work within the European Union. You are entitled to have an Irish passport if you are Irish citizen or in several other occasions listed below.
You may apply for Irish passport:
- If you are Irish citizen
- If either of your parents are Irish citizens regardless of where you live.
- if one of your parents was an Irish citizen at the time of your birth (regardless of your place of birth);
- if one of your grandparents is an Irish citizen, but none of your parents was born in Ireland;
- through naturalization;
How to Apply for Irish Passport
- You need to submit request for Irish passport on VisaFirst website application page
- You will receive a list of requirements for the application process
- Standard processing time is 10 working days. The processing time frame varies and applications could take longer in some cases. Additional time may be required for the passport card to be sent back to you.
- First timer - the processing time could take between 6-10 weeks for people applying from Great Britain
- Passport Renewal - up to 10-12 working days.
- Passport Renewal express service could take up to 3-5 working days.
How long my Irish passport take to be organized
How long my Irish passport will be valid
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To apply for Irish passport you need:
- at least one of your parents was an Irish citizen when you were born or:
- at least one of your grandparents is an Irish citizen.
- applicant must show that he/she have lived in the State legally for at least 1,825 or 1,826 days over the last 9 years
- be at least 18 years of age or be a minor born in the State;
- have had a period of 365 days (1 year) continuous residence in the State immediately before applying and
- during the 8 years preceding that, have had a total residence in the State amounting to 1,460 days (4 years);
- altogether you must have 5 years (5 x 365 days) residence out of the last 9 years.
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