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Irish Passport information for Great Britain

Irish Passport information for Great Britain

To travel between Ireland and Great Britain?

We understand that all airlines except Ryanair accept photographic ID (such as a valid driver’s license) as evidence of identity for travel to Britain. If travelling on a passport, it must be valid.

What is the location and opening hours of the Irish passport office in Great Britain?

You can find the Irish passport office in Great Britain at the following address.

Embassy of Ireland,
114a Cromwell Road,
Telephone: + 44 20 7373 4339

Opening hours are between 9.30am and 4.30pm.

Please note that residents in Great Britain must make passport applications through either designated Post Offices in Glasgow and Liverpool or the Irish Embassy in London. The Passport Express Service operated by An Post in Ireland cannot accept applications from residents in Great Britain.

Further detailed passport information is available on the Irish Embassy London website.


Can I access the Passport Express service in Great Britain?

There are two post offices currently offering a Passport Express service in Great Britain.


Glasgow Post Office,
140 West Nile Street,
G1 2RD


Liverpool Post Office,
1 – 3 South John Street,
L1 8BN

Please note, the process takes around two to three weeks.