Thursday, 18 April 2013

Questions (51)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

51. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if he will issue an Irish passport in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare who has already furnished copy of their birth certificate and confirmatory affidavit in respect of their citizenship but who is not in a position to obtain her original birth certificate; if arrangements to process her passport application will be made in the circumstances; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18137/13]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

The Passport Service cannot locate a record of a passport application for this person on the basis of the limited information provided. Accordingly, it is not possible to provide a specific answer in relation to this case. However, if the applicant can make direct contact with Mr. Kevin Walzer at the Passport Office, Balbriggan, the application can be progressed. His contact details are - email: kevin.walzer@dfa.ie and telephone: 01.673.3215.