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Where do you get Irish passports?
- You must be an Irish citizen in order to be eligible for an Irish passport.
- You have a right to apply for a passport if you are 18 years or over. If you are under 18, you will need the consent of both parents or guardian(s) in writing in order to get your own passport.
- Titles such as Mr, Mrs, Ms, Dr, Rev., Sir, Lord, Lady, etc. are not entered on Irish passports.
- If the version of the name to be entered on the passport differs from the version of the name on the birth certificate, you must provide evidence of usage for at least two years, e.g. bank statement, driving licence, credit cards, etc. At least two examples of such evidence should be enclosed with your application.
- A passport may be issued in the married name of an applicant if a civil marriage certificate is produced.
- Since October 2004 all children, regardless of age, must obtain an individual Irish passport in their own name. Three year passports are available for children under 3, and five year passports are available for children between 3-17 years.
- Children who are already included on a parent's passport, issued before October 2004, may continue to travel to most countries up to their 16th birthday along with that parent. There are, however, some exceptions.
- There is more information on applying for a child's passport in document on passports for children.
- Four recent identical photographs of the passport holder must be included with each application. Two of these should be signed on the back by the person who witnesses the application. The witness should also write the form number shown in Section 9 of the application form on those two photographs. If you are applying in Ireland the witness must be a member of the Garda Síochána. If you are applying abroad, suitable categories of witness are listed on the application form.
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No. Ireland is a member of the EU. All EU citizens can travel to all Schengen (and other EU) countries without restriction, just by showing their passport (or nation…al ID card if they have one) as proof of citizenship. Most Schengen countries are also EU countries. All EU citizens (including Irish citizens) can live and work in all EU countries without restriction. Ireland is not part of the Schengen Treaty, so they don't use Schengen visas. Depending on where they are travelling too, they may need other visas. To travel to other countries within the Schengen Area, they would not need visas, as they would have other arrangements with those countries.
Standard passport, valid for ten years. Available to persons aged 18 to 64 years =€75 Large passport, valid for ten years. Available on request to …very frequent travellers =€100 For the issue of a passport to children under 3 years of age, valid for three years. €15 For the issue of a passport to children aged 3 to 17 years of age, valid for five years. €25 For the issue of a passport to persons aged 65 and over, valid for ten years Free Gratis Public Counter Urgent Fee Payable, upon proof of urgent travel, for passports required to be issued on the same or next day following application. This fee is in addition to the appropriate passport fee as set out above. Please note that this is not an 'on demand' service and is only available for same/next day genuine urgent travel €50 - Adult €25 - Child Out of Hours Emergency Service Administration Fee This is for the issue of a temporary passport of limited validity by the Department's out of hours emergency service. Subsequently a fresh application must be made for a regular passport along with payment of the appropriate fee as set out above. €100 - Adult €50 - Child
Yes you can, apply at your country's Irish Embassy, you can apply for Irish Citizenship and a passport.
According to the Irish Passport Office, application forms are not downloadable, but 'can be found at most Post Offices'
Inside first page (i,e as one opens the passport it is stamped on the cover facing first page)
Yes, you can by contacting the Passport Office of the Irish Embassy in London. Passport Office Embassy of Ireland, 114a Cromwell Road, London, SW7 4ES
a normal ten year passport costs 80 euros for an adult Irish passport
someone said 10million! actually there is nearly 50 million Irish passports round the world mainly America and Britain The answer above is utter nonsense. There are some 6… million people on the island of Ireland. Many of these identify with Britain and have no interest in taking out an Irish passport. Countless others just have never got around to getting a passport, because they don't travel outside the country, or else just go to Britain (no passport needed). So the person who gave the figure of 50 million wants us to believe that there are ten Irish passport holders outside the country for every one in Ireland. What utter baloney! The Irish authorities should have a good feel for this figure (though they are notoriously inefficient in these matters) but I would guess maybe 2 million outside Ireland have an Irish passport. The person who gave the ridiculous figure of 50 million is out by a factor of 25. _______________________________________________ Wrong, wrong, wrong. There are close to 70 million Irish passports world wide. Any child born to at least one Irish parent gets an Irish passport...and all their children get Irish passports. If one of your grandparents was Irish you get an Irish passport. The united states alone has over 30 million....and yes they do apply to get the passports because they are among the most useful (least restriction for travel) People are getting mixed up between entitlement to an Irish passport and actually holding one. A child born to at least one Irish parent does not get an Irish passport automatically. Passports have to be applied for and expire after a maximum of 10 years. When asked about the number of Irish passports in circulation in 2006, the then Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dermot Ahern told Dáil Éireann (the Irish Parliament) that he could not say how many passports were in circulation but pointed out that between 1996 and 2005 some 4,650,000 passports were issued. Given that many of these passports would now have expired (child passports have a maximum of 3 years). It would suggest that the number of Irish passports in circulation is probably around 3 million and nothing like the fanciful 70 million suggested above.
It's €80 for a standard 10 year passport, there's no charge for the over 65's.
To quote the United States Department of State, "It is a document issued by a country to a citizen of that country, allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the ho…me country."
Approximately there are 3 million Irish passport holders. But there are still countless of Irish people that donÕt have a passport.
You need to secure all your documents that will support your identification and citizenship. The whole processing and other specific documents will depend on what country you …are from.
Yes. If you have the relevant criteria that entitle you to a passport for different countries then you can have more than one passport. Many people have both Irish and Bri…tish passports. There is no such thing as an 'English' passport.
Citizens of EU and Schengen countries (including Ireland) have the right to come and go in the EU and Schengen area without restriction. No visas are required, and there is no… time limits on the stay.