S.I. No. 130/2017 - Diplomatic and Consular Fees (Amendment) Regulations 2017.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in


“Iris Oifigiúil” of 4th April, 2017.


I, CHARLES FLANAGAN, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 (amended by

section 28

of the

Passports Act 2008

(No. 4 of 2008)) of the

Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Provision of Services) Act 1993

(No. 33 of 1993) (as adapted by the Foreign Affairs (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2011 (

S.I. No. 246 of 2011

)), with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, hereby make the following regulations:


1. These Regulations may be cited as the Diplomatic and Consular Fees (Amendment) Regulations 2017.


2. These Regulations shall come into operation on 30 March 2017.


3. The Diplomatic and Consular Fees Regulations 2013 (

S.I. No. 46 of 2013

) (amended by the Diplomatic and Consular Fees (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (

S.I. No. 119 of 2013

)) are amended by the substitution of the text set out in the Schedule for Part 1 of Schedule 2 to those Regulations.


SCHEDULE


"Part 1


Passports and Travel Documents


Reference Number



(1)



Service Rendered



(2)



Fee



(3)
1



For the issue of a passport of 34 pages to a person over 18 years of age, via the standard public counter service.



€95
2



For the issue of a passport of 66 pages to a person over 18 years of age, via the standard public counter service.



€125
3



For the issue of a passport of 34 pages for a person under 18 years of age, via the standard public counter service.



€45
4



For the issue of a passport of 34 pages to a person aged 18 years or over, through arrangements for processing of passport applications with providers of postal services.



€80
5



For the issue of a passport of 66 pages to a person aged 18 years or over, through arrangements for processing of passport applications with providers of postal services.



€110
6



For the issue of a passport of 34 pages to a person under 18 years of age, through arrangements for processing of passport applications with providers of postal services.



€30
7



For the issue of a passport card to a person aged 18 years or over.



€35
8



For the issue of a passport of 34 pages to a person over 18 years of age, through a diplomatic mission or consular post.



€95
9



For the issue of a passport of 66 pages to a person over 18 years of age, through a diplomatic mission or consular post.



€125
10



For the issue of a passport of 34 pages for a person under 18 years of age, through a diplomatic mission or consular post.



€45
11



For the issue of an emergency travel document by the relevant duty officer, diplomatic mission or consular post.



€30
12



For the delivery of an out-of-hours service by the relevant duty officer, diplomatic mission or consular post, payable in addition to the fee for an emergency travel document (see Reference Number 11).



€80
13



For the issue of a European Union Emergency Travel Document, valid for a single journey.



Nil
14



For the processing of a passport for a person over 18 years of age, by the relevant Passport Office during normal hours of opening, within 5 working days of the application being received in addition to the appropriate fee specified at Reference Number 1 or 2.



€70
15



For the processing of a passport for a person under 18 years of age, by the relevant Passport Office during normal hours of opening, within 5 working days of the application being received, in addition to the appropriate fee specified at Reference Number 3.



€38
16



For the issue of a passport of 34 pages for a person over 18 years of age, who applies through the Passport Service on-line enrolment option.



€80
17



For the issue of a passport of 66 pages for a person over 18 years of age, who applies through the Passport Service on-line enrolment option.



€110
18



For the issue of a passport of 34 pages for a person under 18 years of age, who applies through the Passport Service on-line enrolment option.



€30
19



For the issue of both a passport of 34 pages and a Passport Card for a person aged 18 years or over who applies through the Passport Service online enrolment option.



€105
20



For the issue of both a passport of 66 pages and a Passport Card for a person aged 18 years or over who applies through the Passport Service online enrolment option.



€135
21



For processing of an application within 5 working days of receipt for a passport of 34 pages or 66 pages for a person 18 years or over through the Passport Service on-line enrolment option in addition to the appropriate fee specified at Reference Number 16, 17, 19 or 20.



€40
22



For processing of an application within 5 working days of receipt for a passport of 34 pages for a person under 18 years through the Passport Service on-line enrolment option in addition to the appropriate fee specified at Reference Number 18.



€30
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform hereby consents to the making of the foregoing Regulations.



GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform,


23 March 2017.


PASCHAL DONOHOE,


Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.



GIVEN under my Official Seal,


28 March 2017.


CHARLES FLANAGAN,


Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade.


EXPLANATORY NOTE


(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)


The purpose of these regulations is to amend the Diplomatic and Consular Fees Regulations 2013 to provide for a change in the fee structure for passports.

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