***Please note that the current passport processing time
is a minimum of 8 weeks. Please make sure to apply as far in
advance of any intended travel as possible.***
The Passport Office at the Consulate General of Ireland, New York,
is open to the public from 10.00 to 14.00 Monday to Friday.
The telephone line for the passport office is open from 08.30 to
16.30 Monday to Friday. Please dial +212 319-2555 and select
the passport option.
You can lodge your application in person at the Consulate from
Monday to Friday between 10.00 and 14.00. Alternatively, you
can mail your application to:
Consulate General of Ireland
345 Park Avenue
If you decide to mail your application, we strongly recommend you
to use registered mail or a reputable courier service. The
Consulate cannot be held responsible for applications or documents
lost in transit.
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