Tuesday, 12 October 2021
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
220. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when a passport will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Mayo in view of the fact that this person has imminent travel plans and they applied in ample time. [49551/21]
224. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade when a person (details supplied) will receive their first-time passport which they applied for on 4 August 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49660/21]
I propose to take Questions Nos. 215, 219, 220, 221 and 224 together.
With regard to the specific applications about which the Deputies have enquired, the Passport Service has provided updates on the status of the passport applications to the applicants.
The current turnaround times are 10 working days for Simple Adult renewals, 15 working days for Complex renewals, 40 working days for First Time Applications on Passport Online and 8 weeks for Passport Express for applications which have been completed correctly.