It is currently taking 6-8 weeks to process passport applications via your local
Your application is transferred by electronic means to the Dublin Passport
Office where the Passports are produced. Information on the status of your
application will only be available on the tracking system when processing
begins in the Dublin Office.
To track your individual passport application, enter your application number in
the box below.
You will find your application number on the top left hand corner of the
passport application form, directly below the barcode or on the receipt issued
to you at the Embassy or Consulate.
When the on-line tracking reports that your passport is Printed you should allow
3 to 4 days from the day updated for dispatch and delivery to your local
Should you use this service before your application is being processed in Dublin
you will get the following message "application number xxxxxxxx cannot be
found". This message is also received if you enter an incorrect number.
This information system is not a real-time system but it is updated at intervals
during the day, it is advisable, therefore, to check periodically before
contacting your local Office/Embassy