Naturalisation Residency Calculator


Residency Calculation :

Standard Adult: 5 Year

Spouse of Irish Citizen / Section 16 waiver application: 3 year

Applicant Name : (for printing - optional)
Application Date :



NB: You may not enter stamp periods prior to as they are not reckonable based on your application date.

Enter stamps in chronological order starting with the earliest "Date From".
Do not enter stamps with an expiry date earlier than
the expiry date of a previously entered stamp.

Only enter qualifying stamps e.g. Stamp 1, Stamp 4.
This page sets out what periods qualify as reckonable residency.


Date From:

Date To:

Stamp Type

Period in Days

1st stamp


2nd stamp


3rd stamp


4th stamp


5th stamp


6th stamp


7th stamp


8th stamp


9th stamp


10th stamp


11th stamp


12th stamp


13th stamp


14th stamp




The residency checking application has been made available a general guide to assist applicants in checking if the Statutory conditions relating to residency are satisfied and is provided without any express or implied warranty as to its accuracy or completeness.

  • Use of the application is at the user's risk.
  • The Department of Justice and Equality expressly disclaims all and any liability and responsibility to any person in respect of the consequences of anything done or omitted to be done by such person in reliance on the output of this residency checker guide.

The output of this guide does not constitute a decision on your residency. An official assessment of your reckonable residency is made when your application is lodged. Please note that if you do not satisfy the residency requirements, subject to the provisions of Sections 15A and 16 of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act, 1956, as amended, your application may be deemed ineligible and a new application will have to be submitted if and when you satisfy the conditions.