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Passport Applications

Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 21 April 2021

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Questions (887)

Michael McNamara


887. Deputy Michael McNamara asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the status of an application by a person (details supplied); if the application will be expedited; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20516/21]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

In line with Government guidance at Level 5 of the National Framework on Living with COVID-19, the Passport Service continues to provide a high-quality essential service in line with Government measures to reduce social contact and combat the spread of COVID-19.

Applicants who require a passport for emergency purposes, or for travel with a reasonable excuse, should contact the Passport Service via our Customer Service Hub Webchat function on our website.

Irish citizens who are resident overseas should make contact through the local Irish Embassy or Consulate General.

With regard to the specific application about which the Deputy has enquired, an official from the Passport Service contacted the applicant on 16 April 2021 to provide an update on the status of the passport application.

Question No. 888 answered with Question No. 836.
Question No. 889 answered with Question No. 867.