Australian Embassy
Ireland

Citizenship for children of Australian citizens born in Ireland or elsewhere overseas

Citizenship for children of Australian citizens born in Ireland or elsewhere overseas


Children born of Australian citizens outside Australia, including in the Republic of Ireland or the United Kingdom, must acquire Australian citizenship before applying for a passport. This process is not a function of the Passports Office. For further information, please contact the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), at the Australian High Commission in London.  The DIBP Europe Service Centre can be contacted on telephone: +44 207 420 3690 and further information can be found on their website at www.border.gov.au