Child Passport

Travelling with a child who needs a passport?  Children who are Irish citizens must possess their own passport regardless of their age. Parents and guardians are no longer able to include children under 16 years old in their passports. Learn more about planning a trip with children visit Travelling with Children.

Need a Irish Passport?


To Obtain a Child Passport with CIBTvisas You Will Need:

  1. Current child passport.  If the child has a current passport to be renewed it must be submitted. 
  2. Two passport photographs.  Passport applications must include two identical colour photographs of each applicant taken within the last month.  Passport photographs must be 45 mm high x 35 mm wide and comply with the Identity and Passport Service requirements.
  3. Birth certificate.  If this is a new child passport you will need to show evidence of birth and provide the original birth certificate.  A copy of the birth certificate will not be accepted.
  4. Authorisation letter. We require permission from the parent to process the application on behalf of the child. You will need to complete a letter of authorisation.

Concierge Service

Too busy to manage your visa request?  A CIBTvisas Concierge specialist will manage the entire process from start to finish, providing the expertise necessary to ensure your request is approved as quickly as possible. Experience the convenience & certainty of the Concierge Service, our highest level of one to one, customised service.

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Visa Pre-Check

Have an urgent visa application with tight deadline?  Use CIBTvisas Visa Pre-Check to save valuable time.  Experienced CIBTvisas specialists will review and check your documents to confirm that your application is ready to be submitted or if there is information that needs to be corrected.

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Digital Photo Service

The CIBTvisas Digital Photo Service is an excellent way to deliver a digital photo for your visa application. Simply upload your photo and our Photo Service experts will ensure that it meets the guidelines for your application before printing it and submitting it to the embassy.

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