About Us Passport Renewal Due to Change in Appearance


  1. Filling up of Online Application Form

Application to be filled online, using the website: - https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/


Eligible Applicants can do online registration for applying for Passport. Use Internet Explorer Browser for doing Online Registration. 

Steps to be followed: Open https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/  and select country by clicking Ireland flag from the main dashboard.  Click ‘Register’ and select Embassy/ Consulate as ‘Ireland-Dublin’. Complete the registration. Login again using ‘User Login’.  Select ‘Apply for Ordinary Passport’ and proceed with the application. 

Don't use Special characters while entering details in the Online Registration form.

Please note that the data once registered cannot be modified, so ensure that you are entering the correct data while doing Online Registration. In case if you have registered wrong data, you have to register again with the correct details and get the print outs with fresh File numbers. 

NoteIn the application, of the two addresses (i.e. Passport Printable address and Other address), one has to be an Indian address, while other local (i.e. Irish) address. 

In case previous passport was issued in India, please fill the Personal Particulars Form (click here). Please note to fill Indian addresses in the References section (No. 10) in the form.

Please fill the Change in appearance affidavit (click here)

NB: Please note that Passport is made on the basis of entries made by an applicant in the online form. Therefore, ensure that all entries in the online, as well as printed application form, are correct.


€60/-  + €2/- (36 pages Booklet) + €25 for change of appearance affidavit

Fee is payable by two separate crossed postal orders/bank drafts in Euros, drawn in favour of Embassy of India, Dublin.

For example, if someone is applying for renewal of Passport Booklet 36 pages (Ordinary) the applicant will have to buy two separate postal orders/bank drafts, one postal order/bank draft amounting to €85/- and another postal order/bank draft for €2/-

€75/- + €2/- (60 pages Booklet) + €25 for change of appearance affidavit

€40/- + €2/- (in case of minor) + €25 for change of appearance affidavit


  1. Submission of Application and Documents to Embassy

Submit the following documents either at Embassy or send by post to Embassy of India, 69 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin-4, Ireland:

(i) The above printed application form.

(ii) Filled up Personal Particulars Form in case previous passport issued in India and change in appearance affidavit. 

(iii) Original Indian Passport (which is expiring) along with self-attested photocopy of front and last page of the passport;

(iv) Three photographs with white background (2x2 inch). Requirements for photograph can be checked here

(v) Self-attested copies of the following documents: Valid Visa copy to confirm status of stay in Ireland, GNIB card copy.

(vi) If seeking change of address in the renewed passport, please bring an address proof such as utility bill, bank statement or driving licence etc, showing your name.

Note: To receive the passport by Post, applicants are required to provide a self-addressed registered envelope.

Document submission: Monday-Friday between 9:30am and 12.00 noon. (Except holidays)*

Processing Time:

Passports will be issued only after receipt of clear Police Verification Report (PVR) from India. The verification may take up to 30 days or more. Thus, everyone is advised to apply for passport well in advance considering the time required in issuing the same. If application is sent via post, it will take additional 8-10 working days. 


  1. Collection Procedure:

Renewed Passports may be collected from the Embassy, on receipt of Embassy’s intimation email. Please bring your receipt and old passport, if not submitted while applying for the renewal of passport.

Documents Collection Time: - Monday to Friday between 4pm and 5pm. (Except holidays)*

For any further query please email at passport.dublin@mea.gov.in


*For list of holidays please click: http://indianembassydublin.in/eoi.php?id=holidays

* Please check the advisories section for any updates regarding consular services.