Notice 1 | Updated statement from INIS on the recent judgment in the High Court citizenship case

29 July 2019

The Department is continuing to work on finding solutions to the situation as quickly as possible. The best interests of applicants and future applicants are foremost in our considerations.

On Thursday 25 July 2019, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan obtained Cabinet approval for a proposed Bill, which seeks to resolve the issue that has arisen in the recent High Court judgment.

The full details of the updated statement are available on Citizenship updates & announcements web page.


Notice 2 | Submission of passports

If your passport is not returned by Citizenship Division within 10 working day please contact the Citizenship Office immediately.


Notice 3 | Public Services Card (PSC)

The Dept. of Justice and Equality is considering the Data Protection Commission report of the 15th of August, any changes to processes or approach surrounding PSC can only be determined once that consideration is complete.

Check if you are entitled to Irish citizenship by birth or descent

You may be entitled to Irish citizenship based on when and where you were born, and/or your ancestry.

Apply for Irish citizenship by naturalisation

How to apply for citizenship based on residence, marriage to an Irish citizen or other conditions.

Citizenship ceremonies

Citizenship ceremonies are held periodically throughout the year.

Forms for citizenship

For adults and children, including including Form 8, 9, 10, 11 & affidavits.

Residence calculator for citizenship by naturalisation

Check if you have enough 'reckonable residence' time to apply for citizenship by naturalisation.



If you have questions, contact us.

Updated:21 August 2019

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