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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Rusty_Soul » Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:26 pm

Rusty_Soul wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:20 am
Application Based On: 5 year (NON-EU) Stamp 4
Applied On: Registered post sent on 28/10/2020
Application received On: 29/10/2020
Acknowledgement : received e-mail confirming address on 09/02/2021
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Application Based On: 5 year (NON-EU) Stamp 4
Applied On: Registered post sent on 28/10/2020
Application received On: 29/10/2020
Acknowledgement : received e-mail confirming address on 09/02/2021
Received passport and invoice of payment on 06/04/2021, also letter requesting additional documents.
Initial letter dated 05/02/2021 then scratched and modified to 25/03/2021
Second Letter: Pending
Awaiting On Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by kasskass » Sun Apr 18, 2021 12:30 pm

application based on: stamp 4 non EU
APPLIED ON :JULY 2020
ACKNOLEDGMENT RECEIVED AND PASSPORT RETURN :AUGUST 2020
second letter received on 15th December .its does not says second stage .but looking for some more documents .some old bank statements and letter of reckonable residency .which was forwarded in January .
3rd letter received in march asking for details of absence from the state in last 5 years from the state .
which was forwarded them in march .

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by hellenlun1 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:01 pm

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This is just timeline thread , please follow bellow format
Application Based On: based on 5 years non eu( Eu-fam stamp 4 )

Applied Date: 10.6.2020
Application received Date: 15.6.2020
Acknowledgement Date: 5.11.2020
Second Letter: 2/2/2021
Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Lifa07 » Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:40 pm

Lifa07 wrote:
Mon Mar 08, 2021 7:13 pm
Lifa07 wrote:
Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:43 pm
Silishme
Application Based On 5years residency (Stamp 4)

Applied Date: 09/12/2020

Application received Date: 11/12/2020
Acknowledgement Date: passport, receipt and reference number received on the 08/03/2021

Second Letter: second letter received on 21/4/2021 asking for proof of address of 2017 and 2019. It does not state that i have moved to second stage and i have 28 days to send it in. I already sent it today via registered post 21/4/2021.

Approval: Pending

Date of Ceremony: Pending
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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by mrworld9 » Fri Apr 23, 2021 11:24 am

Application Based On EU Citizen as of today (British), 5.5 years in Ireland.

Application sent: 23/12/2020
Application received:29/12/2020
Acknowledgment Letter & Return of passports: 23/02/2021 (No phone call, no email. Just got my passports, application receipt and acknowledgement letter delivered this morning by registered post)
Second Letter: 23/04/2021 (See attached)
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending





mrworld9 wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:26 am
Application Based On EU Citizen as of today (British), 5.5 years in Ireland.

Application sent: 23/12/2020
Application received:29/12/2020
Acknowledgment Letter & Return of passports: 23/02/2021 (No phone call, no email. Just got my passports, application receipt and acknowledgement letter delivered this morning by registered post)
Second Letter: Pending
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

mrworld9 wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:47 pm
Application Based On EU Citizen as of today (British), 5.5 years in Ireland.

Application sent: 23/12/2020
Application received:
Acknowledgment Letter & Return of passports:
Second Letter: Pending
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by CR001 » Fri Apr 23, 2021 11:26 am

mrworld9 wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 11:24 am
Application Based On EU Citizen as of today (British), 5.5 years in Ireland.

Application sent: 23/12/2020
Application received:29/12/2020
Acknowledgment Letter & Return of passports: 23/02/2021 (No phone call, no email. Just got my passports, application receipt and acknowledgement letter delivered this morning by registered post)
Second Letter: 23/04/2021 (See attached)
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

mrworld9 wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:26 am
Application Based On EU Citizen as of today (British), 5.5 years in Ireland.

Application sent: 23/12/2020
Application received:29/12/2020
Acknowledgment Letter & Return of passports: 23/02/2021 (No phone call, no email. Just got my passports, application receipt and acknowledgement letter delivered this morning by registered post)
Second Letter: Pending
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

mrworld9 wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:47 pm
Application Based On EU Citizen as of today (British), 5.5 years in Ireland.

Application sent: 23/12/2020
Application received:
Acknowledgment Letter & Return of passports:
Second Letter: Pending
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by KlaudiaC » Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:14 pm

Application Based On 5+years residency
Applied Date: 30/10/2020
Application received Date: 01/11/2020

Acknowledgement Date: passport, receipt and reference number received on the 02/02/2021
Second Letter: second letter received on 21/4/2021 asking for 2 more docs confirming proof of address for all 5 years (2015 till 2019), despite sending 3 PoA with the application; as well as mortgage agreements for both houses (old one and the current).
Anyone had similar "issues" with the addresses? Most of the utility bills are in my husband's name :/

Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by gg143 » Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:25 pm

Application based on 5+ years non Eu (stamp4 and stamp 4eufam) :)

Application date: 17th July 2020
Application received: 20th July 2020
Acknowledgement date:21st August 2020(received passports, acknowledgement dated 18th August and receipt)
Letter requesting more documentation: 8th January 2021 (original date scratched out 8/12/20)
Documentation request sent:12th January 2021
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by shaqr » Tue Apr 27, 2021 3:00 pm

shaqr wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:32 pm
Application Based On: 10+ years residency, Non-EU (Stamp 4 & 1)

Applied Date: 23/02/2020
Application Received Date: 24/02/2020 (Based on AnPost Tracking)
Acknowledgment Date: 13/02/2020 (Received passports without receipt and application reference number)
Second Letter: 23/04/2021 (Received letter to say that the application is being processed and if there are anything required, they will be in contact)
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Nomis21 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 5:59 pm

Application Based On: 12+ years residency, British

Applied Date: 13/02/20
Application received Date: 16/02/20
Acknowledgement Date: 24/02/20
Second Letter: 28/04/21 (Received letter to say that the application is being processed and if there are anything required, they will be in contact)

Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by SamH » Thu May 06, 2021 9:13 am

SamH wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:21 pm
SamH wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:53 pm
SamH wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:42 am
Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen(EU/NON-EU)
Application sent Date: 05/03/2020
Application received Date: 06/03/2020
Acknowledgement Date: Awaiting acknowledgement
Second Letter: Pending
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Acknowledgement Date: Letter dated 24/03/2020, received on 15/04/2020 (!) with passports, receipt of payment and reference number
Second Letter: Pending
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
Second Letter: "Second" letter received 7/1/2021 (dated 19/11/2020, which was crossed out and hand-dated 5/1/2021), requesting a copy of my spouse's passport.
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending
More likely to be Second letter: Received 06/05/2021 (dated 28/4/2021) saying "Your application is being processed with a view to establishing whether you meet the statutory conditions for the granting of naturalisation and will be submitted to the Minister as expeditiously as possible as soon as our enquiries are complete and all required documentation has been compiled."

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by rufusr » Mon May 10, 2021 9:48 am

rufusr wrote:
Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:11 am
Application Based On: marriage to Irish spouse (3+ years’ residency)

Applied Date: 02/10/2020
Application received Date: 05/10/2020 (An Post tracking)
Acknowledgement Date: 03/02/2021 (no phone call or email to confirm address, just received passport, acknowledgment letter and receipt in the post)

Second Letter: pending
Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending
Additional Letter: 30/04/2021 (letter requesting additional information - letter was dated 5 April. Additional information requested: copies of passport pages with 'permission to remain' stamps; explanation and supporting documentation as to how spouse obtained citizenship by descent). Email sent to Citizenship Dept requesting an extension on the 28-day period in which documents are required due to the delay in receiving the request. Information sent via registered post, and delivered on 6 May.

Second Letter: pending
Approval: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by raja.brit » Tue May 18, 2021 1:13 pm

Application Based On: UK Citizen - Resident in Ireland for over 5 years.

Applied Date: 14th December 2020
Application received Date: 16th December 2020 (Delivered to Tipperary DSU)
Acknowledgement Date: - 11th March, 2021 (received passport, acknowledgement dated 3rd March and receipt)
Second Letter: 18th May. Requesting for my Passport again (letter dated 12 May). I only got my passport back in March from them. How strange.
Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by raja.brit » Tue May 25, 2021 11:07 am

Application Based On: UK Citizen - Resident in Ireland for over 5 years.

Applied Date: 14th December 2020
Application received Date: 16th December 2020 (Delivered to Tipperary DSU)
Acknowledgement Date: - 11th March, 2021 (received passport, acknowledgement dated 3rd March and receipt)
Second Letter: 18th May. Requesting for my Passport again (letter dated 12 May). I only got my passport back in March from them. How strange.
Passport Recived: 25th May, 2021(letter dated 19th May)
Approval: -
Date of Ceremony: -

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by siseñor » Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:14 pm

Application Based On 5+ years residency, Non-EU (Stamp 4)

Applied Date: 05/June/2020
Application received Date: 08/June/2020
Acknowledgement Date: 05/August/2020
Mail requesting further documentation: 16/October/2020
Second Letter: 11/June/2020 (dated 31st of May) - I assume it's the second letter as it's not requesting anything. It says "Your application is being processed with a view to establishing whether you meet the statutory conditions..."
Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by Wiwig » Mon Jul 05, 2021 3:47 pm

Application Based On 5+ years residency, Non-EU (Stamp 4)


Applied Date: 10/Feb/2020
Application received Date: 12/Feb/2020
Acknowledgement Date: 06/July/2020

Second Letter: December 2020

Approval: 02/07/2021.

Date of Ceremony: Declaration of Fidelity to the Nation to be completed, 950 euros to be paid, IRP card to be submitted, Scanned copy of current bio-metric page of current passport.

I had to put this up for other users, this website -Immigration Boards.com has really helped me during the waiting times (People's posts gave me hope). Kudos to all the people who thought of this.
Also i wish everyone waiting for their application Good luck very soon.

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by sugeie » Mon Jul 05, 2021 3:54 pm

sugeie wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:22 pm
sugeie wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:36 am
Application based on 5+ years on a stamp 4 Visa
Applied Date: 10/2/2020 by registered post
Application received Date: 11/2/2020
Acknowledgement Date: 26/2/2020 received passports back with a letter dated 18/2/2020 acknowledging receipt of my application and advising a follow up letter "shortly" of fee receipt and application reference number
Second Letter: letter dated 3rd June 2020, application progressed to next stage, fee receipt and application reference received
Approval: Letter informing me of ministers decision to grant application pending a signed declaration of fidelity and fees received 5/07/21
Receipt of Certificate : pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by amstillwaiting » Wed Jul 07, 2021 11:02 am

Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU)
Applied On: 7/6/2020
Application received On: 9/6/2020
Acknowledgement/return passport: 6/8/2020
Additional document request: Jan 2021 (letter dated November)
Second Letter: April 2021 (I guess this is the second letter. Dated March and acknowledging receipt of additional documentation)
Approval: Pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by wj11 » Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:11 pm

Application Based On: non eu 5years+stamp4
Applied On: 13/02/2020
Application received On: 15/02/2020
Acknowledgement : 21/02/2020
Second Letter: 02/06/2020
Approval: 08/07/2021(got grant letter this morning printed by 01/07/2021 )
Date of Ceremony: Pending
thank you guys for all the informations

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by sugeie » Thu Jul 29, 2021 4:39 pm

Application based on 5+ years on a stamp 4 Visa
Applied Date: 10/2/2020 by registered post
Application received Date: 11/2/2020
Acknowledgement Date: 26/2/2020 received passports back with a letter dated 18/2/2020 acknowledging receipt of my application and advising a follow up letter "shortly" of fee receipt and application reference number
Second Letter: letter dated 3rd June 2020, application progressed to next stage, fee receipt and application reference received
Approval: Letter informing me of ministers decision to grant application pending a signed declaration of fidelity and fees received 5/07/21
Affidavit sent out 6/07/21
Fee processed 16/07/21
Receipt of Certificate : 29/07/21

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by amstillwaiting » Sat Aug 07, 2021 8:57 pm

amstillwaiting wrote:
Wed Jul 07, 2021 11:02 am
Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU)
Applied On: 7/6/2020
Application received On: 9/6/2020
Acknowledgement/return passport: 6/8/2020
Additional document request: Jan 2021 (letter dated November)
Second Letter: April 2021 (I guess this is the second letter. Dated March and acknowledging receipt of additional documentation)
Approval: Pending
Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU)
Applied On: 7/6/2020
Application received On: 9/6/2020
Acknowledgement/return passport: 6/8/2020
Additional document request: Jan 2021 (letter dated November)
Second Letter: April 2021 (I guess this is the second letter. Dated March and acknowledging receipt of additional documentation)
Approval: 06/08/2021

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by amstillwaiting » Mon Aug 09, 2021 1:39 pm

amstillwaiting wrote:
Sat Aug 07, 2021 8:57 pm

Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU)
Applied On: 7/6/2020
Application received On: 9/6/2020
Acknowledgement/return passport: 6/8/2020
Additional document request: Jan 2021 (letter dated November)
Second Letter: April 2021 (I guess this is the second letter. Dated March and acknowledging receipt of additional documentation)
Approval: 06/08/2021
Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU)
Applied On: 7/6/2020
Application received On: 9/6/2020
Acknowledgement/return passport: 6/8/2020
Additional document request: Jan 2021 (letter dated November)
Second Letter: April 2021 (I guess this is the second letter. Dated March and acknowledging receipt of additional documentation)
Approval: 06/08/2021
Fee paid: 08/08/21
Declaration sent: 09/08/21

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by ZA2020 » Sat Aug 14, 2021 3:03 am

I received letter of acknowledgment dated 07/07/2021of further documents which I sent on 12/01/2021.
Application received:22/08/2020,
Application based on:spouse of Irish citizen
2nd letter:pending
Approval:pending

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by amstillwaiting » Wed Aug 18, 2021 12:06 pm

amstillwaiting wrote:
Mon Aug 09, 2021 1:39 pm

Application Based On: 5 years residency (EU)
Applied On: 7/6/2020
Application received On: 9/6/2020
Acknowledgement/return passport: 6/8/2020
Additional document request: Jan 2021 (letter dated November)
Second Letter: April 2021 (I guess this is the second letter. Dated March and acknowledging receipt of additional documentation)
Approval: 06/08/2021
Fee paid: 08/08/21
Declaration sent: 09/08/21
Certificate received 18/08. End of the journey :D

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Re: 2020 Citizenship Applications Timelines Only

Post by btime » Fri Sep 03, 2021 1:43 am

Application Based On: Spouse of an Irish Citizen - stamp 4 - Non-EU - 3+ years residency
Applied On: 03/04/2020
Application received On: 07/04/2020
Acknowledgement : 03/05/2020
In 05/11/2020 - letter asking for additional bank statements, utility bills. and send all document immediately.
Second Letter: 11/01/2021

Approval: Pending
Date of Ceremony: Pending

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