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Andy2019
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Andy2019 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:02 pm

Hi, lads!
Is that Letter with "Approval stage" arriving with Registered Post or as an ordinary Post?
My profile:
Application Based On: 5+ years residency (myself and my wife)
Applied On: 25/11/18 both.
Application received On: 26/11/18 both
Acknowledgement : No asking for additional papers. And returned passports
My wife (EU) on 23/12/2018
Myself (Non-EU) on 02/02/2019
Second Letter: Pending for both
Awaiting On Approval: Pending for both

MomG12
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by MomG12 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:12 pm

Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY
Post by MomG12 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:37 pm

Application Based On: Irish Associations
Applied On: 21 September 2018
Application received On: 25 September 2018
Acknowledgement : issued on 25 September 2018 with return of passport and request for police clearance letters. (Acknowledgement and request for police certs was delayed in the mail and not received until Oct 1. Police letters sent 18 October, received in Tipperary 23 October 2018)
Second Letter: 19 September 2019 = proceeding to second stage
Awaiting On Approval: ----
Date of Ceremony: ----

Duquesne
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Duquesne » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:58 am

Application Based On: Spouse (EU Citizen - UK), 25yrs resident, 26yrs married.
Applied On: Early July 2018
Acknowledgement: July 2018
Second Letter: End June 2019 *updated*
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

gsvzla
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by gsvzla » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:40 pm

Application Based On: Civil partnership to Irish citizen
Applied On: September 11th 2018
Acknowledgement : January 9th 2019
Passport returned and asked for additional documents
-Copy of partner's Irish passport
- Household bills for each year claimed
- Bank statements for 3 months of each year claimed
- Notice of self assessment by Revenue
Sent those documents on January 15th 2019
Received on January 17th 2019
Second Letter: July 17th 2019 (I changed my address and got a second letter again with the envelope dated July 27th, the letter itself was not dated).
Awaiting On Approval: November 19th 2019
Date of Ceremony: Pending

garo
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by garo » Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:53 pm

Application Based On: Marriage to Irish citizen (10+ years residence)
Applied On: 30 January 2018
No acknowledgement or passport until April 2018 when I emailed them.
April 2018: Passport returned
Multiple emails from June 2018 to Feb 2019 all met with form response that it is being processed.
Second Letter: May 2019
Approval: 18 November 2019
Date of Ceremony: Pending

irishsaint
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by irishsaint » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:47 pm

Application Based On: marriage or civil partnership to an Irish citizen
Applied On: 05/11/2018
Application received On: 08/11/18
Passport returned 3rd week in Nov
2nd Stage June

Request for payment 19th Nov 2019

Nre123
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Nre123 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:13 pm

Application Based On:5 years non-eu
Applied On: 31/07/2018
Application received On: 02/08/2018
2nd Stage letter- July 2019
Final approval- Request for payment 19th Nov 2019
ceremony pending

nlassai
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by nlassai » Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:18 pm

Application Based On: 5+ years of residence (Non-EU)
Applied On: 28/05/2018
Acknowledgement: 29/06/2018 (passport and receipt received)
Second Letter: June 2019
Approval: 19/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: 9th December, Expecting to be included in this ceremony. :D

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markem
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by markem » Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:25 pm

markem wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:32 pm
Application Based On: 5+ years residency Non EU
Applied On: 13/3/2018
Application received On: 14/3/2018
Acknowledgement: 29/3/2018 (passport returned)
First letter: 29/5/2018 (fee receipt, and reference number)
Second stage: 24/6/2019 (after FOI request)
Approval: 19/11/2019
Timeline threads here:
2020 /
2019 / 2018 / 2017 / 2016

alhakeem
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by alhakeem » Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:26 pm

markem wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:25 pm
markem wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:32 pm
Application Based On: 5+ years residency Non EU
Applied On: 13/3/2018
Application received On: 14/3/2018
Acknowledgement: 29/3/2018 (passport returned)
First letter: 29/5/2018 (fee receipt, and reference number)
Second stage: 24/6/2019 (after FOI request)
Approval: 19/11/2019
Congrats for our active and iformative member.

Duquesne
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Duquesne » Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:21 pm

Duquesne wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:58 am
Application Based On: Spouse (EU Citizen - UK).
Applied On: Early July 2018
Acknowledgement: Mid July 2018
Second Letter: End June 2019
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Approval: 19/11/2019

I also send congrats to markem!

niksire
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by niksire » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:59 am

niksire wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:09 am
niksire wrote:
Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Application Based On: 5 year non-EU (Stamp 1 and Stamp 4)
Applied On: 04/04/2018
Application received On: 06/04/2018
Acknowledgement : 15/06/2018 (passport returned before, but fee receipt with letter sent this day)
Second Letter:
Awaiting On Approval:
Date of Ceremony:
Second letter received: 9th June 2019
Approval letter received: Dated 17th November 2019
Waiting on invitation letter.

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by hatcher » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:11 am

hatcher wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 4:27 pm
Application Based On: 5+ years residence in Republic of Ireland - British Citizen
Applied On: 5 November 2018
Application received On: 6 November 2018
Acknowledgement : 19 November 2018 - passport returned, receipt of €175 and confirmation through to second stage processing
Second Letter: 19 November 2018
Awaiting On Approval: Approved 29/11/2019 requesting €950
Date of Ceremony: TBC

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by yala93 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:38 am

yala93 wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:14 pm
Application Based On: Non-EU 5+ residence
Applied On: 03/09/2018
Application received On: 05/09/2018
Acknowledgement : dated 06/09/2018 and asked more docs
Second Letter: first week of June 2019
Awaiting On Approval:
Date of Ceremony:
Approval date 17/11/2019
Waiting for the date of ceremony

Good luck everyone!

Ayna
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Ayna » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:01 pm

Application Based On: 5 year residency Non-EU
Applied On: 26/07/2018
Acknowledgement letter dated: 03/08/2018
Second Stage Letter dated: 17/06/2019
Approval date: 18/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: -

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by richardbloomfield » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:47 pm

richardbloomfield wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:03 am
Application Based On: Married to Irish citizen (UK citizen)
Applied On: 15th March 2018
Application received On: 20th March 2018
Acknowledgement : 29th March 2018 (passport returned)
Application Reference Number: 1st June 2018
Second Stage of Processing: 10th June 2019
Awaiting On Approval:
Date of Ceremony:
Approval Letter: 19th November 2019

littlerr
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by littlerr » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:20 pm

Posting for a friend. Don't have exact dates.

Application Based On: 20 years British working in Ireland
Applied On: Jul 2018
Acknowledgement & receipt, passport returned, asking for more proof of residence: Jul 2018
Second Letter: 19 Jun 2019
Approval letter received: 17 Nov 2019
Payment/photos sent: to be sent next Monday 25 Nov 2019
Date of Ceremony:

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by zaw_81 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:15 am

Application Based On: Married to Irish citizen (Non EU)
Applied On: 26th May 2018
Application received On: 27th May 2018
Acknowledgement reference number assigned : 24th June 2018 (passport returned)
Second Stage of Processing: 7th July 2019
Awaiting On Approval:
Awaiting Date of Ceremony:

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by zaw_81 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:15 am

Application Based On: Married to Irish citizen (Non EU)
Applied On: 26th May 2018
Application received On: 27th May 2018
Acknowledgement reference number assigned : 24th June 2018 (passport returned)
Second Stage of Processing: 7th July 2019
Awaiting On Approval:
Awaiting Date of Ceremony:

Carensza
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Carensza » Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:24 pm

Carensza wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:03 pm
Carensza wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:48 am
Carensza wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:17 pm
Based on : 12 years marriage to an Irish citizen + 23 years residency in N.I.
Applied on: 17.05.2018
Acknowledgement: 21.05.2018 Royal Mail tracking international
Second Letter: waiting
Approval: waiting
ceremony date : waiting

Received a letter dated 18 June asking me for Subject Access Form (DAT1) from PSNI, applied for it the day after I received letter (PSNI no longer charge) I received my Criminal Record Check from PSNI yesterday (26 July) and I'm sending it to Tipperary today.
Received a letter dated 09/06/19, almost a year after my last correspondence, asking for 2 more forms of ID/address for 2015 that weren't uni letters...sent off my bank records and a doctor's note this week, tracked and signed and arrived on the 18/06.
Approval letter arrived Wednesday 20/11/2019...just have to send money off and get a ceremony date, chance I will get 9th Dec but idk yet:

Based on 13 years marriage and nearly 25 years residency (26/07) NI
Applied on: 17/05/18
Acknowledgement: 21/05/18
Second Stage Letter: 11/07/19
Approval: 20/11/19
Ceremony date: waiting

Rony Clare
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Rony Clare » Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:50 pm

Got my invitation this morning.....
Applied- 01/08/2018 ( Bangladeshi National )
2nd stage- 03/02/2019
Approval got 19/11/2019
€950 ,IRP,2 pictures send 19/11/2019 straight away same day .
Invitation letter got today 25/11/2019 for 9th December dated 21/11/2019
Good luck All the Brother and sisters who waiting for citizenship Appreciate for Everything to Allah Alhamdulillah

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by gsvzla » Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:17 pm

Application Based On: Civil partnership to Irish citizen
Applied On: 11 September 2018
Acknowledgement : 09 January 2019
Passport returned and asked for additional documents
-Copy of partner's Irish passport
- Household bills for each year claimed
- Bank statements for 3 months of each year claimed
- Notice of self assessment by Revenue
Sent those documents on January 15th 2019
Received on January 17th 2019
Second Letter: July 17th 2019 (I changed my address and got a second letter again with the envelope dated July 27th, the letter itself was not dated).
Awaiting On Approval: Invitation received on November 26th. Letter dated November 24th.
Date of Ceremony: December 9th 2019 at 10:20 am

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Spire01 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:40 pm

Application Based On: 5 years Residency (Non EU)
Applied On: 28th May 2018
Application received On: 29th May 2018
Acknowledgement/Reference number: 15th June 2018 (passport returned)
Second Stage of Processing: 12th July 2019
Approval: 19th Nov 2019
Date of Ceremony: 9th Dec 2019

Ayna
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Ayna » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:04 pm

Ayna wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:01 pm
Application Based On: 5 year residency Non-EU
Applied On: 26/07/2018
Acknowledgement letter dated: 03/08/2018
Second Stage Letter dated: 17/06/2019
Approval date: 18/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: -
Fee etc. sent: 20/11/2019
Invitation received: 26/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: 9/12/2019

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by niksire » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:03 pm

niksire wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:59 am
niksire wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:09 am
niksire wrote:
Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Application Based On: 5 year non-EU (Stamp 1 and Stamp 4)
Applied On: 04/04/2018
Application received On: 06/04/2018
Acknowledgement : 15/06/2018 (passport returned before, but fee receipt with letter sent this day)
Second Letter:
Awaiting On Approval:
Date of Ceremony:
Second letter received: 9th June 2019
Approval letter received: Dated 17th November 2019 received on 19th November
Documents submitted 20th, received 21st November 2019
Waiting on invitation letter.
Invitation for 9th December citizenship ceremony received on 25th November.

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