Travel Document Applications Update

  • Applications for Travel Documents can be made by submitting the “Travel Document Application Form” (published January 2017) and any supporting documentation to the Travel Document Section of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service by post.
  • Travel Documents can be applied for in the following circumstances:
    1. Refugee under the International Protection Act 2015 (Refugee Document)
    2. Subsidiary Protection under the International Protection Act 2015. A Travel Document will only issue where a person is unable to obtain a national passport.
    3. Programme Refugee under Section 59 of the International Protection Act 2015.
    4. Family member of a person granted permission to remain in the State as a Refugee, Programme refugee or Subsidiary Protection
    5. Temporary Travel Document may be issued to a person in exceptional circumstances only, usually for the purpose of seeking urgent medical treatment or other humanitarian reasons, to a person who is currently resident in Ireland, and does not hold a national passport.
    6. Replacement Travel Document for Lost or Stolen Travel Document/Passport
  • If the application form is incomplete or if all legal requirements are not correctly complied with or if you do not submit all of the required documentation your application will not be processed and will be returned.

Please contact our firm if you require advice or assistance with the preparation of your travel document application – send an email to [email protected] or call/message 0868561017 to make an appointment for a consultation in Dublin City Centre