Wish you were here? Passports held up as officials miss application targets

Office aims to have each renewal processed within 15 days

18th June, 2017
The passport office is facing a backlog of applicants Pic: RollingNews.ie

Holidaymakers are facing delays in getting their passports during the peak holiday season due to official targets being missed.

The Passport Office has a goal of getting almost every passport renewal application processed within 15 days.

New figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act show the official targets are, however, being missed.

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