The Department of Internal Affairs Identity Services Office in London - often referred to as the London Passport Office is responsible for the issuing and renewals of New Zealand Passports in Ireland. The New Zealand Embassy in Dublin has no involvement with issuing New Zealand passports.
In the majority of cases you can apply for a passport online. You can find more details on this here: https://www.passports.govt.nz/most-citizens-can-apply-for-their-passport-online/most-citizens-can-apply-for-their-passport-online/(external link)
The contact details for the London Passport Office are below:
- Telephone: +44 (0)20 7968 2730
- Telephone enquiries: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4:00pm (excluding public holidays) Tuesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
- In an emergency, follow the instructions to leave a message for the after-hours emergency duty officer.
- Website: www.dia.govt.nz (external link)(external link)
- Email enquiries: London@dia.govt.nz
- Fax: +44 (0)20 7968 2739
NZ Passport Office Department of Internal Affairs New Zealand House
2nd Floor 80 Haymarket London SW1Y 4TQ United Kingdom
Counter hours: Monday to Friday 10:00am to 3:00pm (excluding public holidays).
Due to the increased security at New Zealand House, you must have suitable identification with you to gain access to the Passport Office.
The London Office provides a standard ten (10) day working day service for correctly completed applications, a three (3) day working day urgent service for correctly completed applications, and an emergency call-out service for extreme situations. However, this does incur a callout fee.
Please note, clients are strongly advised not to confirm travel arrangements until they have received their passports.
Application forms for a New Zealand passport can be downloaded from the Department of Internal Affairs website. Alternatively, send an e-mail requesting an application form to London@dia.govt.nz. Applications for adult passport renewals can also be done online at this link if you have a RealMe login.
Hard copy application can be left on the ground floor of New Zealand House in the drop box provided.
The latest passport fees are listed on the website: www.passports.govt.nz/Fees-and-charges---adult-passports (external link)(external link) for information on other fees i.e. Citizenship registration and Birth, Death and Marriages, please refer to the websites www.dia.govt.nz/New-Zealand-citizenship (external link)(external link) and www.dia.govt.nz/Births-deaths-and-marriages (external link)(external link).
The Passport Office accepts cash, personal cheques, postal orders, bankers drafts, and debit and credit cards (not Diners Club). It does not accept Euro Cheques or overseas cheques including New Zealand currency. For the urgent three (3) day service and emergency call-out service, only cash or credit cards are accepted.
We strongly recommend you confirm fees with the London Passport office before completing your application.