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niccim
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Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by niccim » Fri May 10, 2019 4:25 pm

Application Based on 3 years of Residence, married to Irish Citizen
Applied On: 5 March 2019
Application received: 6 March 2019
Acknowledgement: 10 May 2019 :D
Second Letter: None yet
Awaiting On Approval: Not yet
Date of Ceremony: Not yet

niccim
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Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by niccim » Fri May 10, 2019 4:26 pm

Application Based on 3 years of Residence, married to Irish Citizen
Applied On: 5 March 2019
Application received: 6 March 2019
Acknowledgement: 10 May 2019 :D
Second Letter: None yet
Awaiting On Approval: Not yet
Date of Ceremony: Not yet

james2324
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Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by james2324 » Wed May 15, 2019 6:11 pm

Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen
Applied On: 09/05/2019
Application received On: 10/05/2019
Acknowledgement : 14/05/2019 (received passport back and receipt of payment). They asked for 1 proof of residence for the year 2018 and 2017 other than utility bills or bank statements 2' three proof of residency for the past 3 months(pls note that i have submitted majority of this document I don't know what they want again)
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

Virgo
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Posts: 60
Joined: Mon Sep 24, 2012 5:40 pm
Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Virgo » Mon May 20, 2019 1:59 pm

Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen
Applied On: 09/05/2019
Application received On: 10/05/2019
Acknowledgement :13/05/2019 (Passport returned with receipt of payment including application reference number).Got an other letter very next day on 14/05/2019 asking to send us a copy of GNIB. We even sent each n every single required document still don't know why they asked for it again probably they missed it.
Second Stage Letter: Pending
Awaiting on Approval: Pending
Date Of Ceremony: Pending

ssireland
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India

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by ssireland » Tue May 21, 2019 2:39 am

Application Based On: 5 years of Residence non-EU
Applied On: 12/04/2019
Application received On: 15/04/2019
Acknowledgement : Pending
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

South African spouse
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South Africa

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by South African spouse » Wed May 22, 2019 11:43 am

South African spouse wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 2:30 pm
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:2/5/2019 passports returned with receipt of payment other documents required!!documents sent on the 21st of may received on the 22nd of may
Application number:received
Second stage letter:pending
Awaiting on approval:pending
Date of ceremony:pending

red_panda
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Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by red_panda » Tue May 28, 2019 9:29 am

Application based on: non-EU stamp 1 & 4, 5 years residency
Application sent: 21/05/2019
Application received: 22/05/2019 via An post tracking
Acknowledgement: 27/05/2019 all passports, receipt of payment, reference number
Second stage letter:pending
Awaiting on approval:pending
Date of ceremony:pending

South African spouse
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South Africa

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by South African spouse » Tue May 28, 2019 11:10 pm

South African spouse wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 2:30 pm
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:2/5/2019 passports returned with receipt of payment other documents required
Application number:received
Second stage letter:pending
Awaiting on approval:pending
Date of ceremony:pending
So annoyed today inis have sent me a letter wanting 2 proofs of address for my wife and I which were received already!!please advise me I have nothing else to give them

Virgo
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Virgo » Wed May 29, 2019 10:01 am

Did you send three different proof
South African spouse wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 11:10 pm
South African spouse wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 2:30 pm
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:2/5/2019 passports returned with receipt of payment other documents required
Application number:received
Second stage letter:pending
Awaiting on approval:pending
Date of ceremony:pending
So annoyed today inis have sent me a letter wanting 2 proofs of address for my wife and I which were received already!!please advise me I have nothing else to give them
Did you send them your three different proof of address of each year? If you already sent them you can resend the same proof of address with different DATES on them.

South African spouse
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Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by South African spouse » Wed May 29, 2019 12:35 pm

Virgo wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 10:01 am
Did you send three different proof
South African spouse wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 11:10 pm
South African spouse wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 2:30 pm
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:2/5/2019 passports returned with receipt of payment other documents required
Application number:received
Second stage letter:pending
Awaiting on approval:pending
Date of ceremony:pending
So annoyed today inis have sent me a letter wanting 2 proofs of address for my wife and I which were received already!!please advise me I have nothing else to give them
Did you send them your three different proof of address of each year? If you already sent them you can resend the same proof of address with different DATES on them.
Sent in the proofs for each year aswell as the 3 proofs for 3 months prior to application!then passports returned and they looked for 3 proofs again for 3 months prior plus a letter from employer which they received already so in all I sent back 5 different proofs and still want more!!it's frustrating 😏😏

Virgo
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Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Virgo » Wed May 29, 2019 1:00 pm

South African spouse wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 12:35 pm
Virgo wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 10:01 am
Did you send three different proof
South African spouse wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 11:10 pm
South African spouse wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 2:30 pm
So annoyed today inis have sent me a letter wanting 2 proofs of address for my wife and I which were received already!!please advise me I have nothing else to give them
Did you send them your three different proof of address of each year? If you already sent them you can resend the same proof of address with different DATES on them.
Sent in the proofs for each year aswell as the 3 proofs for 3 months prior to application!then passports returned and they looked for 3 proofs again for 3 months prior plus a letter from employer which they received already so in all I sent back 5 different proofs and still want more!!it's frustrating 😏😏
They are asking for almost everyone once they receive individual application. I know its annoying to keep asking the same doc which they have them already. You better get a fresh letter from your work and produce three different POA in fresh dates and write a letter to explain that you have send these documents already. When i applied they were looking for only GNIB copy again so i wrote a letter along a copy of Gnib.
Idk if this is their new policy or people are working there not paying enough attention when they go through all the documents .

indiecork
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India

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by indiecork » 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: pending
Second stage letter:pending
Awaiting on approval:pending
Date of ceremony:pending

Dumie
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South Africa

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Dumie » Thu May 30, 2019 6:19 pm

Application Based On: NonEU (Stamp 1 + Stamp 4 - 16 years living and working in Ireland)
Applied On: 15/02/2019
Application received On: 17/02/2019
Acknowledgement : 21/02/2019 (received 4 passports back and receipt of payment + letter of acknowledgement)
Second Letter: 21/02/2019
Awaiting On Approval: Approved 27/05/2019
Date of Ceremony: Pending - Posted Bank Draft, Photos and GNIB card on 28/05/2019

Dumie
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South Africa

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Dumie » Thu May 30, 2019 6:25 pm

Dumie wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:22 pm
Application Based On: NonEU (Stamp 1 + Stamp 4 - 16 years living and working in Ireland)
Applied On: 15/02/2019
Application received On: 17/02/2019
Acknowledgement : 21/02/2019 (received 4 passports back and receipt of payment + letter of acknowledgement)
Second Letter: 21/02/2019
Awaiting On Approval: Approved 27/05/2019
Date of Ceremony: Pending - Posted Bank Draft, 2 photo's and GNIB card on 28/05/2019

tunode
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Joined: Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:19 pm
Hungary

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by tunode » Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:26 pm

Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen
Applied On: 25/03/2019
Application received On: 26/03/2019
Acknowledgement : Pending
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

Still didn't receive my passports back... :roll:

Verde
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Posts: 3
Joined: Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:07 am
Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Verde » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:37 am

Application Based On: Non EU (5 years Residency)
Applied On: 30/04/2019
Application received On: 1/05/2019
Acknowledgement : Pending
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

Nò sign yet.

gordyhut
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Joined: Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:02 pm

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by gordyhut » Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:38 pm

Application Based On: marrried to an Irish Citizen but am UK citizen and have been resident in Ireland for 23y
Applied On: 23 Mar 2019
Application received: 25 Mar 2019
Acknowledgement : none
Second Letter: none
Awaiting On Approval: none
Date of Ceremony: none

10 weeks later and still haven't received acknowledgement or my passport back. Need it back for travel soon.
Sent email enquiry 24 May 19: no response other than automated reply,
Called > 200 times, mostly engaged tone, when it dials it hangs up after 15s.
So same as others.
Letter being sent on Thursday after another round of calls.
Great forum for aspiring citizens btw

Raja Masood Iqbal
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Posts: 6
Joined: Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:55 pm
Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Raja Masood Iqbal » Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:26 am

Application type: minor
Registered post sent: 07/02/2019
Received at DSU: 09/02/2019
Acknowledgement: no passports no letters nothing at all
Approval: n/a
Certificate:n/a
Been 16 weeks now kids cant go on holidays...

___iva___
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Joined: Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:52 pm
Mood:
Croatia

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by ___iva___ » 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 : -
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 : -
Second Letter: -
Awaiting On Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -
We received passports back on 30 May with letter from Processing Team2.

“As per your e-mail 28/05/2019, please find enclosed your current passport.

Please note that your application has not yet been fully processed. Applications are being processed in date order and your application number and receipt will issue in due course.”

Hopefully we won’t need to send passports back

Issagenius
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Posts: 44
Joined: Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:23 pm
Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Issagenius » 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

Kerrymatt
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Posts: 16
Joined: Thu May 30, 2019 11:01 am
Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Kerrymatt » 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

Dubman
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Joined: Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:53 am
Ireland

2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Dubman » 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 : Pending
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

Raja Masood Iqbal
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Posts: 6
Joined: Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:55 pm
Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Raja Masood Iqbal » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:14 am

Application type: minor
Applied on: 07/02/2019
Received on: 08/02/2019
Acknowledgement: passports arrived on 11/06/2019 but no reference number
Second letter: pending
Approval: pending
Certificate: pending

macdre55
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Posts: 38
Joined: Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:45 pm
Ireland

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by macdre55 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:41 pm

Application Based On: Non-EU ( Stamp 4= 5yrs +)
Applied On: 14 March 2019
Application received On: 15 March 2019
Acknowledgement : 22 May 2019 (received original passport back after i requested ,No Reference # still waiting)
second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

Note: i applied with 2 mates one has no reference # like myself and another one who applied a week later after us has ref# and in second stage confirmation later

South African spouse
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South Africa

Re: 2019 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by South African spouse » 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:pending
Date of ceremony:pending

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