Citizenship

 

Notice 1 | Next citizenship ceremonies to take place on Monday 9th December 2019

18 November 2019

The next day of citizenship ceremonies will take place on Monday 9th December 2019 at the Killarney Convention Centre in Killarney, Co. Kerry.

At the ceremony candidates will take an oath of fidelity to the nation, receive their certificate of naturalisation and thereby become Irish Citizens. 

Invitations will issue this week. Please do not contact us in this regard as we are not in a position to confirm invitation at this stage.

Read a longer description about what happens at a citizenship ceremony...

 

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.

 

Contact

If you have questions, contact us.

Updated:18 November 2019