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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by CR001 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:10 am

CR001 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:54 am
A polite reminder that this is a TIMELINE THREAD ONLY. No question posts/requests for updates/any chit-chat etc., please.
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Casa » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:14 am

[b]Khalid jahesh[/b] wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:05 pm
Question post removed :!:
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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: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Kerrymatt » Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:16 pm

Kerrymatt wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:15 am
Kerrymatt wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:22 am
Application Based On: Marriage to Irish Citizen
Applied On: 3/4/2019
Application received On: 4/4/2019
Acknowledgement : Pending
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Acknowledgement: 13/6/2019, Passport received 20/6/2019
Received 13 September request for additional information with 28 days to reply. Oddly, they want a copy of the biometric information off of my wife's passport. Her passport number was included in the application, which was certified by a Solicitor.

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by ibsp » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:49 pm

Application Based On: 20+ years residence, UK citizen
Applied On: 2019-08-12
Application received On: 2019-08-13
Acknowledgement: 2019-08-19 - passport returned and with letter acknowledging receipt of application and stating that fee receipt and application number would follow shortly.
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by ___iva___ » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:18 pm

___iva___ wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:20 pm
___iva___ wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:02 pm
Both, my partner and I have applied this week :)

My Application:
Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU Citizen)
Applied On: 03 April 2019
Application received On: 04 April 2019
Passport received On: 30 May 2019 after e-mailing and asking if documentation was received
Acknowledgement : -13 September 2019 Received acknowledgement and request for additional information with 28 days to reply. I am required to provide police clearance record from all countries I lived in. Not sure why this is not compulsory application requirement but something that they ask only after the application has been submitted. Given that we both lived in multiple countries it might take a while.

Second Letter: -
Awaiting On Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -

His Application:
Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU Citizen)
Applied On: 03 April 2019
Application received On: 04 April 2019
Passport received On: 30 May 2019 after e-mailing and asking if documentation was received
Acknowledgement : 13 September 2019 Received acknowledgement and request for additional information with 28 days to reply. He is required to provide police clearance record from all countries he lived in.

Second Letter: -
Awaiting On Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by SouthAfricanNomad » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:55 am

UPDATE

Application Based On: NonEU (Stamp 1 + Stamp 4) 5 years residency
Applied On: 25/02/2019
Application received On: 26/02/2019
Acknowledgement received: 12/03/19 dated 08/03/19 from Team 2 with original documents and receipt, and letter requesting the following:
1) I stupidly answered yes to Q5.6 and they request " dates and details for all absences over six weeks
from 2014 to 25/02/2019."
2) "Please complete enclosed statutory form as previous form was incorrectly completed and must be
identified by an up to date passport." I have sent one signed by a solicitor who identified me using my I.D
as my passport was with DJE. I then sent a third one with a solicitor witnessing it.
3) Bank statements for 3 months of 2014 and 2019. (This was in bold). lol

Second Letter: 16/07/2019 dated 13/06/2019

Awaiting On Approval: Just rang the department and while they are still waiting on the new bill before they can continue processing, I was assured that my approval is pending red tape. ("its a done deal" to quote the man on the line)
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by astronamy7 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:22 am

astronamy7 wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:57 pm
astronamy7 wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:00 pm

Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen
Applied On: 04/01/2019
Application received On: 07/01/2019
Acknowledgement : 10/01/2019 (received passport back and receipt of payment. They asked for 3 months of bank statements for 2015 and 2016. Submitted on 16/1/19 and they received on 18/1/19)
Second Letter: Received 25/6/19
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Received letter on 27/9/19 asking for a copy of the ID page from my husband's passport. Mailed copy same day.

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Braussie » Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:37 pm

Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen (Stamp 4), resident in ROI and NI for 4 years
Applied On: 18/4/19 (via solicitor/registered post)
Application received On: ?
Acknowledgement: 10/6/19. Received 2 passports back, receipt of payment and reference number. They asked for the following to be submitted within 28 days: Police clearance for Northern Ireland, UK and Australia; reckonable residence letter from GNIB; and all available utility bills for 2016-2019. All documents submitted within timescale, along with additional bank statements received after application submitted.
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Issagenius » Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:15 pm

Issagenius wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:25 pm
Application Based On: Non -EU (Stamp 4)
Applied On: 10/6/2019
Application received On: 12/6/2019
Acknowledgement : Both old passport and current one sent back on 20/6/2019
Second Letter: Receipt and Reference number 24/9/2019 (Asking for Mortgage Statement/ Tenancy Agreement for Year 2014 to 2019)
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by thpc » Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:41 am

thpc wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:19 pm
Application Based On: NonEU (Stamp 1 + Stamp 4)
Applied On: 04/01/2019
Application received On: 07/01/2019
Acknowledgement : 09/01/2019 (received passport back and receipt of payment. They asked for 3 months of bank statements for 2013 and 2014. Submitted on 10/1/19 and they received on 11/1/19)
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Asked for an update by email , and told my application is at an advanced stage - by Team 23 .

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by hodeh » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:42 pm

* Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen – came to Ireland Oct. 2015
1) Applied On: 04/02/2019 to cover the period travelled over 6 weeks during 2016.
2) Application received On: 05/02/2019
3) Acknowledgement : 11/02/2019 (received passport and receipt of payment and they asked for 3 different proofs of addresses for 2016 only. Submitted on 18/2/19 and they received it on 19/2/19)
4) Second Letter: 25/06/2019
5) Extra proofs after second letter: On the 30/09/19 they asked for 3 proofs of address from 2015 although the application was based on 3 years (2016,2017, and 2018). Submitted on 01/10/19 by registered post and received on 02/10/2019
6) Acknowledgement: 03/10/2019 received a letter dated 02/10/2019 that they received my latest documents submitted :!:
8 ) Awaiting On Approval: Pending
9) Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Jordans » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:52 pm

Posting on behalf of a spouse

Application Based On 5+ years residency, Stamp 3 (NON-EU)
Applied On: 12 March 2019
Application received the next day
Discovered a missing P21 for 2018 tax year, posted it on 26 March 2019 (decided not to wait for it to be requested)
Acknowledgement: 9 May 2019 - Passports returned (after a successful phone call and request to return them)
Second Letter, receipt, and notice that the application has moved to the 2nd stage: 29 May 2019
Third letter, request for police clearance certs and 28 days to provide them - 24 September 2019
No further documents requested. Posted a reply asking for an extension as 28 days will not be enough to provide all three. Currently waiting for the certs.
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Issagenius » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:00 pm

Issagenius wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:15 pm
Issagenius wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:25 pm
Application Based On: Non -EU (Stamp 4)
Applied On: 10/6/2019
Application received On: 12/6/2019
Acknowledgement : Both old passport and current one sent back on 20/6/2019
Second Letter: Receipt and Reference number 24/9/2019 (Asking for Mortgage Statement/ Tenancy Agreement for Year 2014 to 2019)
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Update
2/10/2019 - Receive another post from INIS requesting letter from GP indicating day i first registered and dates of attendance each year.

Posting the same tomorrow. ( though am only with my gp 3 years now and av only been over to him twice )

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by gzckrg » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:01 am

14/10/2019: I asked about my application and got an email response. Not exactly sure what it means though.
"processing of your application is well advanced stage and you will be informed of the Ministers decision in due course"
gzckrg wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:54 am
Application Based on: Non-Eu. Stamp 1 and 4
Applied On: 19/03/2019
Application received On: 20/03/2019
Acknowledgement & Passport Returned On: 24/04/2019 (after requesting due to travel)
Application Number & Receipt: 15/08/2019
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Bealtaine » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:41 pm

-UPDATE-

Application Based On: 6.5 years residence, Non-EU Stamps 1 & 4. Applied by myself.
Applied On: 24/06/2019
Application received On: 25/06/2019 (AnPost tracking)
Acknowledgement + Passport returned: Dated 25/06/2019 (received 28/06/19) stating “I wish to acknowledge the receipt of your application for Citizenship. Please find enclosed your passports. We are dealing with applications in date order and you will hear from us shortly with details of your citizenship application number and fee receipt. Thank you for your continued patience. Team 3”
Fee receipt + Reference Number: Letter dated 14/10/19. Interestingly, it reads ‘’IMPORTANT NOTE: Your application has not been examined in full and we will be unable to confirm if you meet the other statutory conditions for naturalisation until a further examination takes place.’’
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by tunode » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:03 pm

Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen
Applied On: 25/03/2019
Application received On: 26/03/2019 Passports returned on 25/6/19
Acknowledgement: 18/8/2019 plus application number and fee receipt received
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

Got a letter on 18/9 to submit a copy of Spouse's Passport. Another letter on 18/10 requiring list of addresses from 2008 onwards (arrival to Ireland).
They received everything the next day.

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by alabinas » Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:46 am

UPDATE -------------
Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU)
Applied On: 17/07/2019
Application received On: 18/07/2019
Acknowledgement: 22/07/2019 Just acknowledgment letter with passports BUT no receipt of payment....
Fee receipt + Reference Number: Pending
Second Letter: 23/10/19 - Received the receipt and reg number. Informing Your application has been initially assessed and has proceeded to the second stage
Approval received: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Issagenius » Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:29 pm

Issagenius wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:00 pm
Issagenius wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:15 pm
Issagenius wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:25 pm
Application Based On: Non -EU (Stamp 4)
Applied On: 10/6/2019
Application received On: 12/6/2019
Acknowledgement : Both old passport and current one sent back on 20/6/2019
Second Letter: Receipt and Reference number 24/9/2019 (Asking for Mortgage Statement/ Tenancy Agreement for Year 2014 to 2019)
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Update
2/10/2019 - Receive another post from INIS requesting letter from GP indicating day i first registered and dates of attendance each year.

Second Stage letter: 21/10/2019

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by alabinas » Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:54 pm

UPDATE -------------
Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU)
Applied On: 17/07/2019
Application received On: 18/07/2019
Acknowledgement: 22/07/2019 Just acknowledgment letter with passports BUT no receipt of payment....
Fee receipt + Reference Number: 23/10/19 - Received the receipt and reg number. Informing Your application has been initially assessed and has proceeded to the second stage
Second Letter: pending
Approval received: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Salli1987 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:08 am

Application Based On: 10 years residency in NI
Applied On: 28/10/2019 special delivery
Application received On: 29/10/2019
Acknowledgement : Pending
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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