Tuesday August 11, 2020

Passport applicants now required to hold public services card

Government identity card must be produced before paperwork can proceed

10th March, 2016
Irish passport. Pic: RollingNews.ie

First-time adult passport applicants will be required to hold a public services card from now on.

The new measures take effect from 29 March.

There are 1.8 million public services cards already in circulation and are primarily used as a means of accessing government services.

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