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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by CR001 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:51 pm

Please respect that this is a timeline only topic and do not ask questions here, they will be removed.
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Saffa2019
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Saffa2019 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:30 pm

Applied: 7Jan2019
Second stage Aug 2019
Awaiting approval 21 jan(dated 19 Jan)
Sending bank draft tomorrow

Mimi2016
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Mimi2016 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:11 am

Application Based On: 3 years in NI with irish spouse
Applied On: 12/03/2019
Acknowledgement : 21 oct 2019 (back pasport)
Second Letter: 22 oct 2019
Awaiting On Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by nomade » Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:40 pm

Hello,

I got an approval letter today dated the 23/01/2020

Application Based On: 5 years Stamp4eufam non EU
Applied On: 09 April 2019
Acknowledgement : June 2019
Second Letter: 16 oct 2019
Awaiting On Approval: -23 Jan 2020
Date of Ceremony: -

Keep hope because it seems that approvals are still being sent. Wish u all the best.

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by ibsp » Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:12 am

ibsp wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:36 pm
UPDATE

Application Based On: 20+ years residence, UK citizen
Applied On: 2019-08-12
Application received On: 2019-08-13
Passport returned: 2019-08-19
Acknowledgement letter, payment receipt & ref no: 2019-11-14
Awaiting on approval: 2020-01-28 (asking for €950 & 2 photographs)
Date of ceremony: -

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by handoubleu » Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:26 am

Application Based On: Irish Associations- mother was Foreign Registered Birth but filed after I was born
Applied On: 11 November 2019
Acknowledgement : returned passport, letter dated 12 November 2019
Second Letter: received letter stating application was received and statutory fee receipt but nothing in regards to processing to stage 2, letter dated 29 December 2019
Awaiting On Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by alabinas » Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:48 am

:arrow: 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: 28/01.2020 - had to send the 950 and the pic to be eligible for the next ceremony
Date of Ceremony: pending

Mystica09
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Mystica09 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:14 pm

I got a letter today to pay 950 dated 28/01/2020

Application Based On: 5 years Stamp4eufam non EU
Applied On: 21 July 2019
Acknowledgement : August 2019 
Second Letter and reference number:
November 2019
Date of approval: -28 Jan 2020
Date of Ceremony: - waiting

Issagenius
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Issagenius » Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:06 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: Pending
Acknowledgement : Pending
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Just received my Approval today

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Lifeisgood2020 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:45 am

Application Based On: stamp 1& 4 non Eu
Applied On: 25/02/2019
Acknowledgement : 15/03/2019 (back pasport)
Asking more documents: 20/04/2019
Received required documents: 28/04/2019
Second Letter: 15/06/2019
Approval: -19/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: - pending. December ceremony was fully booked.

dandb
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by dandb » Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:25 pm

Application Based On: Non -EU (Stamp 4 Eufam) - 5 years residence
Applied On: 21/6/2019
Acknowledgement : 21-31/07/2019
Second Letter: 3/11/2019
Awaiting On Approval: 3/02/2020
Asked to send bank draft (€950), GNIB and 2 photos €950
Date of Ceremony: Pending :?

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by maximus_ » Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:33 am

Application Based On: 5 years of Residence non-EU
Applied On: 30/11/2019
Application received On: 04/12/2019
Acknowledgement : 06/01/2020
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Caitruth » Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:16 pm

Application Based On: non-EU resident for 28 years (US citizen)
Applied On: 08/01/2019
Application received On: 10/01/2019 receipt and acknowledgment of payment
Acknowledgement : 14/01/2019 (received passport back, your application has been initially assessed and has proceeded to second stage of processing) I sent registered letter mid-july 2019 and received a form letter back 23/07/2019 "currently being processed in the normal way, we are extremely busy at present" etc
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by patricksax » Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:33 pm

patricksax wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:52 am
patricksax wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:06 pm
Application Based On: 05 Years of Residency - Non EU - Stamp 1 + Stamp 4
Applied On: 15/08/2019
Application received On: 16/08/2019
Acknowledgement + Passports back but NO application reference number: 20/08/2019
Application Number & Receipt: 20/11/2019
Second Letter: Skipped that stage
Awaiting On Approval: 04/02/2020
Date of Ceremony: Pending (Most Likely in Early March)

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by jojoie » Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:38 pm

UPDATE
I got a letter today to pay 950 dated 31/01/2020
jojoie wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:53 pm
Application Based on: Non-Eu. Stamp 1 and 4
Applied On: 14/08/2019
Application received On: 15/08/2019
Acknowledgement & Passport Returned On: 22/08/2019
Application Number & Receipt: 15/11/2019
Second Letter: 15/11/2019
Awaiting On Approval: 04/02/2020, Asked to send bank draft (€950), GNIB and 2 photos
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by anongirl » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:27 pm

anongirl wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:03 pm
Application Based On: Non EU ( Stamp 4)
Applied On: 22/07/2019
Application received On: 24/07/2019
Acknowledgement : 26/07/2019 - passport returned
Second Letter: 30/10/2019
Awaiting On Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Application Based On: Non EU ( Stamp 4)
Applied On: 22/07/2019
Application received On: 24/07/2019
Acknowledgement : 26/07/2019 - passport returned
Second Letter: 30/10/2019
Approval letter: Received 07/02/2020 (letter was dated 06/02/2020) 😁
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by chai » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:35 am

Application Based On: Non-EU (Stamp 1 & 4) - 5 years residence
Application received on: 7/6/2019
Acknowledgement & Passport Returned On: 12/07/2019
Application Number & Receipt: 2/11/2019
Second Letter: I'm not sure if this is the same one as above
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

I started to be impatient as I see many people who applied around the time I applied (and some even later) started getting approvals and invitations. I hope mine is on the way :)

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by mrrobot » Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:01 pm

mrrobot wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:26 am
mrrobot wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 5:24 pm
mrrobot wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:59 pm
(Posting for a friend)
Application Based On: Stamp 1, non eu
Applied On: 11/02/2019
Application received On: 12/02/2019
Acknowledgement : 19/03/2019 (passport received)
Second Letter: 27/03/2019
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Approval received: 8 January 2020, dated 7 January.
Ceremony: pending
Ceremony: 2/03/2020 12:30. Received 11/02/2020, dated 09/02/2020

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by tunode » Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:50 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
Approval: 27/1/20
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by dublin3e » Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:15 pm

Application Based on: Non-Eu. Stamp 1 and 4
Applied On: 27/02/2019
Application received On: 28/02/2019
Acknowledgement & Passport Returned On: 30/04/2019
Application Number & Receipt: 09/08/2019 (old passport, application number and receipt received)
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: 09/01/2020 (asking for 950 euros and GNIB)
Date of Ceremony: 11/02/2020 (2nd March 12:30)

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by holahola84 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:34 pm

Application Based On: 5+ years residency, EU
Applied On: 18/06/2019
Application received On: 19/06/2019
Acknowledgement : 29/07/2019
Second Letter: 03/11/2019
Awaiting On Approval: 24/01/2020
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by astronamy7 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:25 pm

astronamy7 wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:20 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
Approval: 10/01/2020
Date of Ceremony: March 2nd, 2020 :D

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by indiecork » Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:38 pm

indiecork wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:28 pm
indiecork wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:31 pm
indiecork wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:12 am
indiecork wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 8:56 pm
Application based on: non-EU stamp 1 & 4 EUFAM, 5 years residency
Application sent: 21/05/2019
Application received: 22/05/2019 via An post tracking
Acknowledgement: received passports back on 17th June, received reciept and application number 13th August. Application proceed to second stage.
Second stage letter: Application in second stage 13th August
Awaiting on approval: Approval received 09.01.2020, letter dated 08.01.2020 requesting to submit fee, photos and GNIB card within next 10 days.
Date of ceremony: 02 Mar 2020, 12:30pm

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by masterboy123 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:41 pm

Application Based On: Non-EU (Visa C + 5 years Stamp 4 EUFAM)
Applied On: 14 Febuary 2019
Application received On: 15 febuary 2019
Acknowledgement & second letter: 11 March 2019. Requesting police clearance certificate, which was sent in 2 weeks time.
Approval: 18 Nov. 2019 :o
Date of Ceremony: 2 March 2020 8) (letter received 11 Feb 2020)

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by gzckrg » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:54 pm

gzckrg wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:05 am
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: -never came-
Awaiting On Approval: Approval received 09.01.2020, letter dated 08.01.2020 requesting to submit fee, photos and GNIB card within next 10 days.
Date of Ceremony: 02.03.2020

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