Check if you are an Irish citizen by birth or descent

You may be an Irish citizen (or entitled to citizenship) based on when and where you, your parents or your grandparents/great-grandparents were born - or for how long your parents lived in Ireland before your birth.

 

4. About your grandparents or great-grandparents

  1. One of my grandparents was born on the island of Ireland, including Northern Ireland
  2. One of my great-grandparents was born on the island of Ireland, including Northern Ireland
  3. If you can select [a] or [b], choose [a]

3. About your parents, grandparents or great-grandparents

  • One of my grandparents or great-grandparents was born on the island of Ireland

2. Where were you born?

  • I was not born on the island of Ireland

1. When were you born?

  • On or before 31 December 2004

 

 

Note: This tool is for guidance only. Read the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Acts to check your entitlement to citizenship.

 

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Updated: 20 December 2016

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