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hatcher
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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by hatcher » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:10 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: N/A
Awaiting On Approval: Approval letter received 19 Nov, sent bank draft on 22 Nov
Date of Ceremony: Received invite 26 Nov for Ceremony on 9 Dec

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by garo » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:38 am

garo wrote:
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
Fee sent: 20 November 2019
Invitation Letter: 23 Nov 2019
Date of Ceremony: 9 December 2019

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by yala93 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:12 am

yala93 wrote:
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

Good luck everyone!
Date of ceremony: Dec 9 at 10:15 am

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by kinginthenorth7 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:10 pm

Application Based On: 5 year residency (Non-Eu)
Applied On: 7th Nov 18
Application received On: 8th Nov 18
Acknowledgement : 28th Nov 18
Second Letter: 15th Jan 18
Awaiting On Approval: 17th Nov 19 request for GNIB and 950 Euros
Date of Ceremony: 9th of December (Approval dated 25th November)

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by littlerr » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:29 pm

Invitation received
littlerr wrote:
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: 9 Dec 2019 1.15pm

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by LegoGirl » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:10 pm

Application Based On: Non-EU 5+ residence
Applied On:24/08/2018
Acknowledgement :29/08/2018 +asked for more docs
Approval:28/05/2019
Date of Ceremony: 09/12/2019

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by richardbloomfield » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:36 pm

richardbloomfield wrote:
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
Date of Ceremony: 9th December 2019

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Duquesne » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:33 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
Approval: received 19/11/2019, sent required docs same day, received by INIS 7am 20/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: 09/12/2019 @ 1.15pm, pink letter dated 21/11/2019, in my mailbox Sun 24/11 - was away for w/e - delivered on 22/11 I guess.

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Jordans » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:32 pm

Jordans wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:35 am
Application Based On 5+ years residency, Stamp 1-4 (NON-EU)
Applied On: 5 Dec 2018
Application received On 6 Dec 2018
6 months' bank statements posted on 7 Dec 2018 -- decided not to wait for them to be requested
Acknowledgement: 7 Jan 2019 - Passports returned
Acknowledgement: 15 Jan 2019 - Statements received
Second Letter, receipt, and notice that the application has moved to the 2nd stage: 21 Jan 2019. No further documents requested.
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Update:
Approval received: 18 Nov 2019. gnib, photos, bank draft sent the next day
Ceremony invitation arrived for 9 Dec 2019.

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by SabrAyoub » Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:01 pm

Application Based On: 5 year residency (Non-Eu)
Applied On: 12th Jun 18
Application received On: 13th Jun 18
Acknowledgement: 5th Jul 18
Second Letter: 13th Jun 19 (after TD contacting the Minster's office)
Awaiting On Approval:
Date of Ceremony:

Additional:
Requested copy of my file under FOI Act: 2nd Jan 20

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Irishboy » Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:14 am

Application Base on 5 years residence (Non EU)

Application date. November 2018

Aknowledgement. December 2018

Second stage. May 2019 also sent in work P60 and payslips

Waiting on Approval:

Ceremony :

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by adam2018 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:12 pm

Application Based On: spouse Visa
Applied On: 29th July 2018
Application received On: August 2018
Acknowledgement: 5th Jul 18
Second Letter:
Awaiting On Approval:Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by ozozo » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:19 pm

ozozo wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:06 pm
ozozo wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:55 pm
ozozo wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:47 pm
Application Based On: 5+ years residency (myself and my wife)
Applied On: 25/10/18
Application received On: 26/10/18
Acknowledgement : 28/10/18 (more documents (RTB letters, letter from doctor) requested) Documents were sent on 13/11/18 and received on 14/11/18.
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Second Letter: My wife (stamp 3) received her second stage letter on 25/06/19, I am still waiting for mine.
Second letter: I received my second stage letter today (Day 320!). At least process is still moving :roll:
Application Based On: 5+ years residency (myself and my wife)
Applied On: 25/10/18
Application received On: 26/10/18
Acknowledgement : 28/10/18 (more documents (RTB letters, letter from doctor) requested) Documents were sent on 13/11/18 and received on 14/11/18.
Second Letter: 25/06/19 & 10/09/19
Approval: Stamp 3 approval pending & Stamp 1 approval: 07/01/20 (Payment etc requested) :D
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Alicia199512 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:37 pm

Application Based On: Non-EU (5 years + Irish Association)
Applied On: 3rd December 2018
Application received On: 5th December 2018
Acknowledgement: 6th December 18 (asked for further documentation)
Second Letter: 22nd June 2019
Awaiting On Approval: 8th Jan 2020
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by avanov » Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:44 pm

Application Based On: Non-EU 5+ residence
Applied On: 12/12/2018
Acknowledgement + Second stage: 14/01/2019
Approval: 18/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: '20? (failed to submit docs for Dec 2019 ceremony due to a business trip)

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by BusyB » Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:45 am

Application based on: Married to Irish citizen (EU citizen)
Applied on: 02 Oct 2018
Application received: 03 Oct 2018
Acknowledgement: 08 Oct 2018 passports returned with letter requesting P60s from 2015, 2016 along with work letters for the same.
Reply and docs posted 18 Oct 2018
Second Letter: issued 05 June 2019 received 07 Jun 2018 in response to query email sent 27 May 2019 regarding the status of the application. Letter mentioned they are checking my good character and not to contact again, also that application has moved to the 2nd stage.
Awaiting on approval: 09 Jan 2020
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by ozozo » Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:22 pm

ozozo wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:19 pm
Application Based On: 5+ years residency (myself and my wife)
Applied On: 25/10/18
Application received On: 26/10/18
Acknowledgement : 28/10/18 (more documents (RTB letters, letter from doctor) requested) Documents were sent on 13/11/18 and received on 14/11/18.
Second Letter: 25/06/19 & 10/09/19
Approval: Stamp 3 approval pending & Stamp 1 approval: 07/01/20 (Payment etc requested) :D
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Approval: Stamp 3 approval 08/01/20 & Stamp 1 approval: 07/01/20
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Pharo » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:39 pm

Pharo wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:38 pm
Pharo wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:56 pm
Pharo wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:57 am
Application based on : 5 years residency ( Non EU ) stamp 4
Applied on : 31 July 2018
Acknowledgment : 03 August 2018
Second letter: 23/07/2019
A waiting on Approval: pending
Date of ceremony : pending
Update,
I received letter on 18/06/2019 from the DOJ requesting proof of residency of the years 2013 and 2014 ,
Finally received my second stage today
Update: received my approval letter today, was dated 08/01/2020, thank god 🙏 after almost 18 months got it , i wish all the best for the people Who waiting for even longer than that

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by lilirere » Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:37 pm

Application Based On: Non-EU, 5+ years residence (stamp 4)
Applied: early November 2018
Second Stage Letter: late May 2019
Approval: early January 2020
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by luckycat007 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:03 pm

luckycat007 wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:35 pm
Application Based On: 5 years (Non EU, USA citizen) Stamp 4
Applied On: 4 August 2018
Acknowledgement : 14 August 2018 (Orig passport returned, case number assigned from Further Processing Team)
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Never updated when I received my 2nd Letter, here are my latest updates!

Second Letter: 7/7/2019
Approval Letter: 10/1/2020 <<- Total wait time 1 yr 10 mos (hopefully will get next ceremony)

Will be sending in my fees, photos for the next ceremony...I've seen elsewhere here this might be in Feb.

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Sp54 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:09 pm

Application Based On: stamp 1 & stamp4
Applied On: may 2018
Application received On: may 2018
Acknowledgement : june 2018 (6 weeks from submission)
Second Letter: April 2019
Awaiting On Approval: 10th jan 2020 approval letter received
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by SGTM » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:20 pm

Applied Nov 2018
Spouse of Irish citizen
Received a letter asking for GNIB & 950 to be included on the next ceromony on the 7th of Jan 2020

Ceromony date:-waiting

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Casa » Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:11 pm

@Hussein Kubadi Please post your questions in a separate topic. This is a TIMELINE ONLY thread.
(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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Post by Delacruz007 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:21 pm

Application based on marriage to my Irish spouse in NI
Applied October: 2018
Second stage letter: November 2018
Approval and payment request: Jan 2020
Ceremony invitation: pending

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Re: 2018 Citizenship Application TIMELINES ONLY

Post by loksun63 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:00 am

Application Based On: Non Eu 20+ years stamp 4
Applied On: Oct 2018
Second Letter: June 2019
Awaiting On Approval: 22 Jan 2020 approval letter received letter day 21 Jan
Date of Ceremony: pending

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