About Us Renunciation of Citizenship


(1) Application for Renunciation/ Surrender of Indian Passport/ Citizenship:

     Please fill following two applications-

      (a) Fill the form for renunciation of Indian citizenship at (click here)

      (b) Completed, printed, and signed Surrender of passport Application at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/

(Step-A: Register first by choosing the Embassy/ Consulate as Ireland - Dublin and filling your details. You will get an activation email link to your email after successful signup. 

Step-B: Activate the user by clicking on the link received on your registered email address and using the option User Login, login with your registered email Id/User Id and Password in the above portal,

Step-C: After successfully logging to the portal, click on the option Apply for Surrender of Indian Passport, fill your details and submit the application).

(2) Fees:

€80 + €2

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

Therefore, the applicant will have to buy two separate postal orders/bank drafts, one postal order/bank draft amounting to €80/- and another postal order/bank draft for €2/-

(3) Submission of Application and Documents to Embassy:

Submit the following documents to Embassy of India, 69 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin-4, Ireland:

* The above completed application form (a and b in 1 above).

* Two separate postal orders/bank drafts as above

* Original Indian Passport along with self-attested photocopy of front and last page of the passport

* Naturalisation certificate copy issued by INIS, Ireland

* One recent passport size photographs with white background. Requirements for photograph can be checked here.

* Address proof (for non-Irish passport holders)- recent Utility bill. 

NB: Before applying to the Embassy, please check all the above documents and appropriate fee have been attached with the application.

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

Processing Time: 3 working days from the date of submission in Embassy

(3) Collection Procedure for Renunciation certificate:

Renunciation certificate may be collected from the Embassy, after 3 working days. Please bring your receipt while collection.

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.