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Misterbig
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Misterbig » Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:48 pm

Application Based On: 3 years Marriage of Egyptian woman to Irish Citizen (Married Sept 14 2014) (Resident since Dec 1 2014) (Dec 17, 3 years stamp 4) (Jan 18 to May 18 assembling all information required)
Applied On: 17/05/2018 by registered post
Application received On: 18/05/2018
Acknowledgement : 22/05/2018 original passport returned and receipt for €175
Second Letter: 13/07/2018
Awaiting On Approval: 25/02/2019 received letter proposing to grant application by minister, forwarded €950 & GNIB Card by registered post.
Date of Ceremony: Pending

littlerr
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by littlerr » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:02 am

Approval letter received today
littlerr wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:43 am
Update: Second letter received on 7 November 2018
littlerr wrote:
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:23 pm
Application Based On: 5-Year Non-EU, Stamp 1 & 4
Applied On: 14 July 2018
Application received On: 16 July 2018
Acknowledgement & receipt, passport returned, asking for more proof of residence: 18 July 2018
More proof of residence sent: 24 July 2018
More proof of residence received: 25 July 2018
Second Letter: 7 November 2018
Approval letter received: 20 March 2019
GNIB/payment/photos sent: 20 March 2019
Date of Ceremony:

thegoodaulleo
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by thegoodaulleo » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:31 pm

Approval received today (letter dated 19/03/2019) from Team 2.

Application Sent: 30/03/2018
Acknowledgement of Application & returning passport: 11/04/2018
Acknowledgement of Application, supporting docs & fee: 11/06/2018
Letter from the DOJ requiring additional docs & passport: 26/10/2018
Second Stage Letter & returning passport: 21/11/2018
Approval Letter: 19/03/2019

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by foreverwaitinnng » Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:26 pm

Application Based On: (Chinese) 12 YEARS marriage to Irish Citizen
Applied On: 01.05.2018
Application received On: 24.05.2018
Acknowledgement : 24.05.2018
Second Letter: :shock:
Awaiting On Approval: :cry:
Date of Ceremony:
Congratulations to those who got their approval letter today.18 years in Ireland and stamp 4 for 12years.always worked and paid PAYE. I am speechless for the length of waiting time.

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Nre123 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:37 am

Application Sent: 30/06/2018
Acknowledgement of Application & returning passport: 30/7/2018
Second Stage Letter: awaiting
Approval Letter: Awaiting

Is it possible to get stage 2 and approval together ?

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by cooljester » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:51 am

cooljester wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:25 pm
cooljester wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 1:26 pm
Application Based On: 5 year residency (stamp 1 & stamp 4)
Applied On: 24th April 2018
Application received On: 25th April 2018
Acknowledgement : 8th May 2018 ( due to high volume your application is still being assessed, application number will be issued in due course ( anyone knows how longs it is ? ) + current passport returned ( old passport is still retained) )
Second Letter: pending
Awaiting On Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Acknowledgement: 15th June 2018, application number issued + old passports returned
Second Letter: pending
Awaiting On Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
second letter: 15/3/2019
Awaiting on Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Tokky12 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:07 pm

Tokky12 wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:28 pm
Application= based on 5yrs residency (non eu,stamp4)
Application sent= 4rd april recieved 6th april(anpost tracking)
Acknowledgement=recieved 20th april(dated 13 april)stated passed initial stage and already in 2nd stage+passports returned with receipt of fee)
Approval date= pending
And i eventually got my approval waiting for me in post this evening,thanks for all ur support on this forum..wishing everyone expecting theirs the very best of luck..😘😘

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by REW » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:52 am

Application Based On: 20 years with stamp 4 non EU
Applied On: 02/09/2018 by registered post
Application received On: 03/09/2018
Acknowledgement : 20/11/2019 current passport returned as requested for work trip
Second Letter: 08/01/2019 all others passports returned with a receipt
Awaiting On Approval: 21/03/2019 received letter proposing to grant application by minister.
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Juratissimo » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:16 pm

Application Based On: 5 year residency Eu
Applied On: May 23 2018
Application received On: May 24 2018
Acknowledgement : 8 June 2018
Second Letter: 8 June 2018
Awaiting On Approval: 20 March 2019 approved and paid.
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by LesMalouinettes » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:15 am

Application Based On: Foreign Birth by decent, Grandfather on Maternal side.
Applied On: 18 Sept, 2018
Application received On: 27 Sept, 2018 (Tracked via EMS)
Acknowledgement : 27th Sept, 2018 (Email from DFA)
Second Letter: -
Awaiting On Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Iggy4 » Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:15 pm

Iggy4 wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:09 pm
Application Based On: 5+ years residency EU citizen
Applied On: 09/07/2018
Application received On: 10/07/2018
Acknowledgement and Second Letter: 11/07/2018 (Letter, passports and a receipt)
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Application Based On: 5+ years residency EU citizen
Applied On: 09/07/2018
Application received On: 10/07/2018
Acknowledgement and Second Letter: 11/07/2018 (Letter, passports and a receipt)
Awaiting On Approval: letter sent 25/3/2019 got it today 26/3/19 :D :D :D :D
Date of Ceremony: they told me 95% 29th April
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by MakaLutz » Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:34 am

MakaLutz wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:10 pm
Application Based On: 5+ years of residency (EU citizen)

Applied On: 24th July 2018

Application received On: 25th July 2018 - via registered post, signed upon receipt

Acknowledgement and Second Letter received in one letter: 20th August 2018 - reference nr, passport, birth cert received with notification of application entering 2nd stage; dated 16th August 2018

Awaiting On Approval: pending

Date of Ceremony: pending
I didn't know how to update so replying:
Awaiting On Approval: received on 26th March 2019, letter dated 25th March

Date of Ceremony: pending - I'm hopeful to get an invite for the April ceremony

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Tc1 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:50 am

Tc1 wrote:
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:41 am
Application Based On: Spouse of Irish Citizen ( 5+ yrs residence on stamp 1 and stamp 4 as well)
Applied On:28/05/2018
Application received On: Next day
Acknowledgement : 07/06/2018 & passport Returned as well
Second Letter: 15/08/2018.
Awaiting On Approval:27/03/2019
Date of Ceremony:

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by chamoo » Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:36 pm

chamoo wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:58 am
Application Based On: civil partner of an Irish citizen (3+ years)
Applied On: 19/07/2018
Application received On: 20/07/2018
Acknowledgement : 02/08/2018 (received letter dated 20/07/2018 + passports + letter confirming that my application moved to the second stage)
Second Letter: pending
Awaiting On Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Second Letter: 27/03/2019 (Dated 25/03/2019)
Awaiting On Approval: Approval letter 27/03/2019 (Dated 25/03/2019)
Date of Ceremony: pending

Finally! Good luck to everyone. :D

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Post by hakeem » Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:26 pm

Application Based On: Irish association, +++3 years
Applied On:14/02/18
Application received On: afew days later
Acknowledgement : afew days later
Second Letter: 07/11/18
Awaiting On Approval:Pending
Date of Ceremony:Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by IrishBee » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:37 pm

Application Based On: Spouse to Irish citizen, non-EU
Applied On:15/08/2018
Application received On: 16/08/2018
Acknowledgement : 21/08/2018 - all passports returned, along with payment receipt and letter saying application entered 2nd stage
Second Letter: Not sure if this means a request for additional info/proofs? They never asked me for anything additional.
Awaiting On Approval: Received letter on 26/03/19 dated 19/03/19 requesting the €950 fee, passport pictures and GNIB. I sent these on 28/03/19
Date of Ceremony: Awaiting :wink:

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by LUSH75 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:47 pm

LUSH75 wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:10 pm
Application Based On: 18 years residency (EU Citizen)
Applied On: 31 Oct 2018
Application received On: 1 Nov 2018
Acknowledgement: 11 January 2019 - Passport returned and advised that the application has moved to the next stage.
Second Letter: Letter received today dated 1/4/19 minister proposes to grant your application and now requesting €950 and photos
Awaiting On Approval:
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Casa » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:35 pm

@Delacruz007 Please respect that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. Any question posts have been and will continue to be removed.
(Casa, not CR001)
Please don't send me PMs asking for immigration advice on posts that are on the open forum. If I haven't responded there, it's because I don't have the answer. I'm a moderator, not a legal professional.

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by cooljester » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:52 am

cooljester wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:51 am
cooljester wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:25 pm
cooljester wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 1:26 pm
Application Based On: 5 year residency (stamp 1 & stamp 4)
Applied On: 24th April 2018
Application received On: 25th April 2018
Acknowledgement : 8th May 2018 ( due to high volume your application is still being assessed, application number will be issued in due course ( anyone knows how longs it is ? ) + current passport returned ( old passport is still retained) )
Second Letter: pending
Awaiting On Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Acknowledgement: 15th June 2018, application number issued + old passports returned
Second Letter: pending
Awaiting On Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
second letter: 15/3/2019
Awaiting on Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Awaiting on Approval : 1/4/2019 ( paid and received by tipperary office today)
Date of Ceremony: Pending

Congrats to those receiving approval, & best of luck for those in waiting

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by otono » Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:16 pm

otono wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:44 am
otono wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:13 am
Application Based On: Non EU 3 year marriage to Irish spouse.
Applied On: 04 May 2018.
Application received On: 08 May 2018.
Acknowledgement: 10 May 2018. Got my passport back. Asked for more docs (letter from GNIB to confirm my stamps, P60 for 2015, Older bank statements & Utility bills). All sent on 18 May 2018.
Second Letter: 12 July 2018. Asked for letter from my GP where I registered showing dates I attended. Also asked for 3 proofs of residence for both me and spouse for last 3 months prior to application (even though I have already done it on application).

UPDATE:

Second Letter: 23/11/2018

Awaiting On Approval: 25/03/2019.
Date of Ceremony: 29/04/2019 (Got confirmation via email I will be attending April ceremony).
Goodluck to everyone

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