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Michael, I note that you received conformation of receipt of your application on 8/21, so 3ish months ago or 101 days ago from today. The DFA do state in their correspondence that applications take up to 6 months to process, so it does seem like you are at the halfway mark through their stated processing time, so possibly a little way off getting it yet.
I've seen previous posts from people who applied with siblings at the same time - but not separately. There is no published set of requirements for siblings of people who are already in the FBR. So I think you have to think about how this might make it easier for DFA. You can send them a message and ask them if your information would help.
bostonceltics wrote: ↑Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:23 pmMy Final update :
8th July: Applied online : 8th July
20th July: Documents Received by London Embassy
7th November : E-mail from DFA requesting clarification re: marriage cert (Grandmother) and additional document
8th November : Additional Documents Sent to DFA in Ireland
12th November: Documents Received by DFA
15th November : E-mail from DFA confirming application approved and forwarded for FBR certificate printing
6th December : Certificate arrived in the post (via London Embassy)
5 Months in total
It did not arrive with a passport application form but I read earlier that PasadenaTom had requested a passport form before getting the certificate. I requested a form from London Embassy when Dublin advised I was confirmed in the register and the passport form arrived on the 4th Dec. So, I would recommend that once you get the e-mail confirmation of FBR entry, that you contact your embassy for a passport form.
All the best to those still awaiting, particularly Michael123.
You're 112 days in now (just about 4 months) - only 2-3 weeks off what I saw as the average processing time for US applicants, so you might hear something before Christmas, you might not until the new year. If you are desparate, why don't you give them a call. That's a sure fire way to find out the actual status
sean015 wrote: ↑Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:13 pmThanks for the info! I will let you know when I get any further news. It sounds like it won't be too much longer for either of us.Michael123 wrote: ↑Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:33 pmI called Dublin this morning. The man said “we are currently reviewing applications that were recieved on 8/9 and yours was recieved on 8/21, there are about 100 ahead of you. So, I would give it about a months time.”
So, it appears that Sean015 is being reviewed now maybe even the 2nd stage.