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Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 28 April 2021

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Questions (503)

Brendan Griffin


503. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs when an emergency passport renewal will issue to a healthcare professional (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21264/21]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

In line with 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 an urgent or emergency passport, can contact the Passport Service via our Customer Service Hub Webchat function on our website.

Irish citizens who are resident overseas should continue to contact the Passport Service through the local Irish Embassy or Consulate General who continue to provide assistance to all our citizens abroad.

With regard to the specific application about which the Deputy has inquired, an official from the Passport Service contacted the applicant on 23 April 2021 to provide an update on the status of the passport application.