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13-11-2007, 20:50   #1
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ALL Passport Related Questions in here! Please Read Post#1 first!

Guess this is the place to ask this

Anyway, I'm applying for my first passport, and am wondering what the deal is with birth certificates, do I need to include one?

All I see about them on www.passport.ie is:

Enclose Proof of Citizenship, if this is your first passport application, or your most recently issued passport in the case of renewal applications. Photocopies are not acceptable.

The link from 'proof of citizenship' says:
"If born in Ireland on or before 31 December 2004 -
and applying for your first Irish passport or renewing your passport if under 18 years of age – you require to submit the long form of your Irish State birth certificate which shows the names of your parents. If you are renewing your passport and are over 18 years of age you only need to submit your expired passport. "


I'm over 18, so what do I need, a 'short' birth cert?

Thanks for any help.
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If born in Ireland on or before 31 December 2004 -
and applying for your first Irish passport....you require to submit the long form of your Irish State birth certificate which shows the names of your parents
I've filleted out the relevent bits..as this is your first passport, you need the long form of your birth certificate.
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Ok, thanks........have to track down a birth cert so
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Read HERE before posting. Also, read HERE for details on the Passport Appointment Booking Service, a pilot-programme lasting 3-months.

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I no you can get one of these in 2/3 days but can you get it on the day..?Me and MrsDub13 are off to Liverpool on Tuesday and when I went to do the online check in last night I found out her passport is out of date.

So she is going to head in first thing Monday morrning and she if she can pick one up.Does anybody know if its possable..?

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Yes but you have to go to the issuing office in Dublin and it costs extra. Mate of mine needed one asap to attend a family funeral 2 years ago and I think it cost him €150 but not 100% sure on the cost. He went up and explained his case and had to wait around a few hours but got it that day.
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Yes but you have to go to the issuing office in Dublin and it costs extra. Mate of mine needed one asap to attend a family funeral 2 years ago and I think it cost him €150 but not 100% sure on the cost. He went up and explained his case and had to wait around a few hours but got it that day.
Thanks thats good news,its not to expensive if you conceder a normal one cost 89 euro.
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Ryanair? If you check in at the airport you can use driving license as proof of ID, you'll pay airport check in fee but might be cheaper than emergency passport?
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Ryanair? If you check in at the airport you can use driving license as proof of ID, you'll pay airport check in fee but might be cheaper than emergency passport?
You cant do that anymore,the common travel area between Ireland and the UK is gone.You now need a passport to enter the UK.
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Ryanair website disagrees?
http://www.ryanair.com/site/EN/faqs....&quest=photoid
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For British and Irish citizens who are travelling on flights to/from the United Kingdom, to/from the Republic of Ireland (Common Travel Area), a valid driving licence with photo is acceptable photo ID. Passengers who are citizens of other countries travelling on these routes must present a valid passport (with visa if applicable) or a National Identity Card issued either by the government of a European Economic Area (EEA) country or Switzerland.
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Then it just hasn't been updated. You may not need a passport to get on the plane but there was someone here last week who confirmed that you need a passport to get into the UK.
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The UK Government disagree with Ryanair,I would tend to agree with the UK goverment...

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16 January 2009

Irish, UK travellers now need passport checks

After 80 years of free movement, Irish and UK nationals will now need to have the passports formally checked at border controls, according to the UK Parliament's new legislation published yesterday, 15th January.
Over the next five years, the government will gradually introduce a multibillion-pound electronic system monitor the 15 million people who travel between the Britain and Ireland annually, reports the Guardian.

The border between the Irish Republic and Britain had been a common travel area since the Irish Free State was established in 1922. The Irish government has also confirmed it would introduce a new border security system to monitor illegal immigration.
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The UK Government disagree with Ryanair,I would tend to agree with the UK goverment...

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Someone in Ryanair really needs to sort that out then.

Granted, the responsbility is on the traveller to ensure they have accurate info but this is nonsense !
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Someone in Ryanair really needs to sort that out then.

Granted, the responsbility is on the traveller to ensure they have accurate info but this is nonsense !
Yea they do,you would get on the plane and into the UK no prob as when you do the on line check in ryanair only see you at the boarding gate and I find they just look at your passport pic then give you the boarding card.

What will need to happen for them to change this is some poor sod will get refused entry into the UK and Ryanair will be forced to carry them back free of charge.It will change quick fast then.
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Someone in Ryanair really needs to sort that out then.

Add-on charge for bothering to update our website. €0.25 per passenger.
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Yea they do,you would get on the plane and into the UK no prob as when you do the on line check in ryanair only see you at the boarding gate and I find they just look at your passport pic then give you the boarding card.

What will need to happen for them to change this is some poor sod will get refused entry into the UK and Ryanair will be forced to carry them back free of charge.It will change quick fast then.
If you checkin online only a passport is accepted so the chances are Ryanair will start turning people away at checkin desks.

I can see the episode of Airline now ...
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