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South African spouse
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by South African spouse » Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:00 am

South African spouse wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:41 pm
South African spouse wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:25 am
South African spouse wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:20 am
South African spouse wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:04 pm
Application based on:spouse of irish citizen stamp 4
Application sent:27/02/2019
Application received:28/02/2019 via An post tracking
Acknowledgement:pending
Second stage letter:13th of June
Awaiting on approval:letter received 8th January 2020 looking for 950euro with passport photo and gnib card in the next 10 days to be considered for the next ceremony
Date of ceremony:pending
950 euro bankdraft with photos and gnib sent
🤞🤞🤞for next ceremony
Date of ceremony:2nd of march 3pm

hodeh
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by hodeh » Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:32 am

hodeh wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:29 pm
hodeh wrote:
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: Approval received 10.01.2020, letter dated 09.01.2020 requesting to submit photos, GNIB card, and fees in the next 10 days.
9) Date of Ceremony: 2nd of March @ 3PM

Lifeisgood2020
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Lifeisgood2020 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:04 am

Lifeisgood2020 wrote:
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.
Update
Date of Ceremony: 2nd of March received 10th of February.

mrbubbles
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by mrbubbles » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:48 pm

mrbubbles wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:47 pm
mrbubbles wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:20 pm
Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU Citizen)
Applied On: 28 Jan 2019
Application received On: 30 Jan 2019
Acknowledgement : 23 Mar 2019
Second Letter: 23 Mar 2019
Awaiting On Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -
Update!
Awaiting On Approval: 7 Jan 2020 (photos and bankers draft sent 13 Jan 2020)
Update!
Invite received 14th February, for the ceremony on 3rd March. Wahoo :D

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Leswan09 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:27 pm

Leswan09 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:26 pm
Leswan09 wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:44 pm
Leswan09 wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:56 pm

update
Application Based On: NonEU (Stamp 1 + Stamp 4)
Applied On: 11 Febuary 2019
Application received On: 12 febuary 2019
Acknowledgement : 7 March 2019 (received original passport back, receipt and letter confirming my application got to the second stage from processing Team 3
second Letter: 7 March 2019
Awaiting On Approval: 19 November 2019
Date of Ceremony: 2nd march ,letter dated 9 feb

kalyna
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by kalyna » Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:51 am

kalyna wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:40 pm
Application Based On: non-EU spouse of an Irish Citizen
Applied On: 27.03.2019
Application received On: 29.03.2019
Acknowledgement : Pending
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Applied On: 27.03.2019
Application received On: 29.03.2019
Second Letter: never received it
Awaiting On Approval: 29/01/20 (letter dated 26/01/20)
Date of Ceremony: Pending

Dubman
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Dubman » Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:13 pm

Dubman wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:23 pm
Dubman wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:23 am
Application Based On: (Stamp 4+ Stamp 4 Eufam)
Applied On: 15/03/2019
Application received On: 19/03/2019 (Anpost tracker")
"I email them to return my passport, they sent back the passport on 21/05/2019 but no reference number given"
Acknowledgement : N/A
Second Letter: 24/08/2019(Returned all the passports and ref number given.
Approval: Received on 09/01/2020.
Sent GNIB, Bank draft, Photo etc on
10/01/2020
Invitation Letter sent to me on 9th Feb
Date of Ceremony: 2nd March 2020

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Issagenius » Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:47 pm

Application Based On: Non -EU (Stamp 4)
Applied On: 10/6/2019
Application received On: 11/6/19
Acknowledgement & Passport returned : 20/6/19
Second Letter: 21/10/2019
Approval: 23/01/2020
Date of Ceremony: 3/02/2020

jojoie
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by jojoie » Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:57 pm

UPDATE
I got an invitation letter today, date of ceremony 03/03/2020
jojoie wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:38 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: 03/03/2020

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by alabinas » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:25 am

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: 3rd of March 14.30.

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by tunode » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:41 am

tunode wrote:
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: 3/3/2020

dandb
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by dandb » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:20 am

dandb wrote:
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: 31/01/2020
Asked to send bank draft (€950), GNIB and 2 photos
Invitation : 17/February/2020
Date of Ceremony: 3/03/2020
12pm

* update :wink:

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by ibsp » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:34 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: 2020-03-03 (letter dated 2020-02-17)

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by 7JB7 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:43 pm

Application Based On: Residency / EU Citizen
Applied On: 11/7/2019
Application Received On: 12/7/2019
Acknowledgement & Returned Passport: 16/7/2019
Second Letter: 21/10/2019
Conditional Approval & Request for Payment: 28/1/2020
Payment Sent : 29/1/2020
Ceremony Invite Received : 19/2/2020
Date of Ceremony: 3/3/2020

Jordans
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Jordans » Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:01 pm

Jordans wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:24 pm
Jordans wrote:
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
UPDATE all certs sent and received by the office. Acknowledgement letter was posted 4 Nov 2019. No further info requested.
Approval received and documents sent back on 27 January
Invitation received on 20 February for the ceremony on 3 March 12:00

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Rod_alm » Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:32 pm

Application Based on: Non-Eu. Stamp 4. 5 years residency
Applied On: 17/12/2019
Application received On: 18/12/2019
Acknowledgement: 19/12/2019 (received passports back along with payment receipt and application number)
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by satbIndia » Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:47 am

satbIndia wrote:
Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:22 am
Application Based On: Non EU ( Stamp 1 & Stamp 4)
Applied On: 01/10/2019
Application received On: 02/10/2019
Application Number & Receipt : 12/12/2019
Second Letter:
Awaiting On Approval:
Date of Ceremony:
Second Letter: 07/03/2020

Rod_alm
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Rod_alm » Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:26 pm

Rod_alm wrote:
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:32 pm
Application Based on: Non-Eu. Stamp 4. 5 years residency
Applied On: 17/12/2019
Application received On: 18/12/2019
Acknowledgement: 19/12/2019 (received passports back along with payment receipt and application number)
Second Letter: 10/03/2020
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by handoubleu » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:22 am

handoubleu wrote:
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: -
Received a letter 15 March stating application was being processed on my Irish Associations

masterboy123
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by masterboy123 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:57 pm

Application Based On: EU citizen 6 years residence in Ireland
Applied On: 28/02/2019
Application received On: 03/03/2019
Application Number & Receipt : 19/03/2019
Second Letter:19/03/2013
Awaiting On Approval: 13/03/2020. Asking 950€ + 2 photos.
Date of Ceremony: Awaiting

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by CR001 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:32 pm

CR001 wrote:
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.
Char (CR001 not Casa)
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Please DO NOT send me a PM for immigration advice. I reserve the right to ignore the PM and not respond.

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Balota » Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:31 pm

Balota wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:53 pm
Balota wrote:
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:37 pm
Application Based On: NonEU ( Stamp 4)
Applied On: 04/11/2019
Application received On: 05/11/2019
Acknowledgement :18/12/2019
"Statement letter of Reckonable Residence" request letter received = March 2020
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by ashdublin » Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:40 am

Application Based On: Non-EU (Stamp 1 + Stamp 4)
Applied On: 21/02/2019
Application received On: 25/02/2019
Acknowledgement,Passport returned and application no allocated : 5/8/19
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by mirza 123 mir » Thu May 07, 2020 1:14 pm

Application Based On: stamp 4
Applied On: 01/12/2019
Application received On: 02/12/2019
Acknowledgement : 1/01/2020 (received passport back and receipt of payment. They asked for 6 months of bank statements for 2014 and 2018. Submitted on 26/03/20 and they received on 27/3/20)
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

water_tank1
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by water_tank1 » Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:41 pm

Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen
Applied On: 15/7/2019
Application received On: 16/07/2019
Acknowledgement : 08/11/2019
Second Letter: 29/06/2020
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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