Naturalisation application forms

Make sure you use the most recently published version of each form when making an application. If you complete an old version of a form, it will be returned to you and you will have to start again.

The most recently published versions of each form always appear on this page.

Read a full description of how to apply for Irish citizenship by naturalisation.

Naturalisation forms for adults (including 'dependent young adults')

Form 8: Application for a person of full age

Document icon FORM 8: Application by a person of full age (PDF 1.1MB)
Version 5.5 published August 2016

Related forms

Marriage affidavit - version published March 2016 (PDF 70KB)
An affidavit may be accepted instead of a marriage/civil partnership certificate in exceptional circumstances if you can show satisfactory evidence that your certificate is not available and cannot be obtained. An affidavit will not be accepted if you have lost or are not in possession of your marriage/civil partnership certificate.

Birth affidavit - version published March 2016 (PDF 53KB)
An affidavit may be accepted instead of a birth certificate in exceptional circumstances if you can show satisfactory evidence that your certificate is not available and cannot be obtained. An affidavit will not be accepted if you have lost or are not in possession of your birth certificate.

Iarratais i nGaeilge

Téir i dteagmháil linn agus seolfaimid Foirm 8 (Gaeilge) chugat. Béidh an fhoirm le h-íoslodáil anseo i mbliana.

Postal address for adult applications

Citizenship Applications (Adult)
Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
PO Box 73
Tipperary Town
Ireland

Naturalisation forms for children (minors)

A child (minor) is someone aged under 18 who is not married at the time of application. A child cannot apply for citizenship by naturalisation by themselves. Read more about applications for a child.

Form 9: Application for a minor

Document icon FORM 9: Application for a minor (PDF 100KB)
Version 5.0 published January 2014

About Form 9

Form 9 is for a child one of whose parents has already been granted Irish citizenship by naturalisation.

Form 9 must be completed by the child's parent (who is a naturalised Irish citizen) on behalf of the child.

Related forms

Birth affidavit for a minor - version published March 2016 (PDF 14KB)
A birth affidavit may be accepted instead of a birth certificate in exceptional circumstances if you can show satisfactory evidence that your certificate is not available and cannot be obtained. A birth affidavit will not be accepted if you have lost or are not in possession of your birth certificate.

Postal address for minor applications

Citizenship Applications (Minor)
Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
PO Box 12079
Dublin 1
Ireland

Form 10: Application for a minor of Irish descent or with Irish associations

Document icon FORM 10 (e-form): Application for a minor with Irish associations (PDF 1.2MB)
(Download problem? Read help below) Version 5.0 published January 2014

+ Download HELP for Form 10 (e-form)

Form 10 is a PDF e-form. This form allows you to enter information directly from your computer.

However, e-forms do not submit information automatically over the internet. After you have finished typing, you must print the form and post it to us.

To download this form:

  • 'Right-click' the link to Form 10 PDF (on Apple Mac press CTRL + then click at the same time)
  • Click 'Save as'
  • Choose a place to save the PDF document on your computer and click 'Save'
  • Next, close your web browser and find the PDF document on your computer
  • 'Double click' it to open
  • You should then be able to edit the PDF e-form directly

Get more help with PDF e-forms from the Adobe website

About Form 10

Form 10 is for a child of Irish descent or with Irish associations. Irish associations means being related by blood, affinity or adoption to an Irish citizen, including a deceased citizen.

Form 10 must be completed by the child's parent or legal guardian, on behalf of the child.

Form 10 (e-form) guidance notes - version 5.1 published May 2015 (PDF 332KB)

Related forms

Birth affidavit for a minor - version published March 2016 (PDF 14KB)
A birth affidavit may be accepted instead of a birth certificate in certain limited and exceptional circumstances if you can show satisfactory evidence that the certificate is not available and cannot be obtained. A birth affidavit will not be accepted if you have lost or are not in possession of your birth certificate.

Postal address for minor applications

Citizenship Applications (Minor)
Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
PO Box 12079
Dublin 1
Ireland

Form 11: Application for a minor born in the State who was not entitled to citizenship at birth

Document icon FORM 11 (e-form): Application for a minor born in the State who did not at birth have an entitlement to Irish citizenship under Section 6a of the Act of 1956 (PDF 1.4MB)
(Download problem? Read help below) Version 3.0 published January 2014

+ Download HELP for Form 11 (e-form)

Form 11 is a PDF e-form. This form allows you to enter information directly from your computer.

However, e-forms do not submit information automatically over the internet. After you have finished typing, you must print the form and post it to us.

To download this form:

  • 'Right-click' the link to Form 11 PDF (on Apple Mac press CTRL + then click at the same time)
  • Click 'Save as'
  • Choose a place to save the PDF document on your computer and click 'Save'
  • Next, close your web browser and find the PDF document on your computer
  • 'Double click' it to open
  • You should then be able to edit the PDF e-form directly

Get more help with PDF e-forms from the Adobe website

About Form 11

Form 11 is for a child who was born in the State after 1 January 2005, but who was not entitled to Irish citizenship at the time of birth.

Form 11 must be completed by the child's parent or legal guardian (or a person acting 'in loco parentis') on behalf of the child.

Both the child and the parent or legal guardian (or person acting in loco parentis) must have accumulated 5 years' reckonable residence since the birth of the child.

Form 11 guidance notes - version 3.1 published March 2015 (PDF 54KB)

Postal address for minor applications

Citizenship Applications (Minor)
Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service
PO Box 12079
Dublin 1
Ireland

 

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Updated: 17 January 2016

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Iarratais i nGaeilge

Téir i dteagmháil linn agus seolfaimid Foirm 8 (Gaeilge) chugat. Béidh an fhoirm le h-íoslodáil anseo i mbliana.

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