Archive for August, 2018

Applying for Citizenship through Descent? The Documents you need.

©Image by Suella Holland   What Documents Do I Need when applying for Citizenship by Descent? Those seeking to apply for Irish Citizenship by Descent require the Civil Documents to prove their Lineage (proof of Irish ancestry).  Not always an easy task, to make the process a little less painless and to answer the questions […]

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My Great-Grandparents were Irish Born. Can I apply for Citizenship?

The simplest answer to this commonly asked question is No, not usually.  Unless previous Generations have had their Births included on the Register of Foreign Births, it is most unlikely that any application can be made for Citizenship retrospectively.  Citizenship is passed down from Irish Citizens to their children but must be claimed if Born […]

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Posted in News on 14th August 2018

Parent Born in Ireland? Documents required for Irish Citizenship

If your Parent was Born in Ireland or was born abroad but Registered on the Register of Foreign Births at the time of your Birth – yet you were born abroad … You can apply for Irish Citizenship!  You must, however, be recorded on the Register of Foreign Births yourself.  This is the essential first […]

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Posted in News on 14th August 2018

Irish Citizenship Through A Grandparent Born In Ireland?

Become an Irish Citizen by Naturalisation If your Grandparent is/was an Irish Born Person, they were automatically a Citizen of Ireland. Even if they emigrated.  Any Child of theirs which contain Parent/s name/s on their Birth Certificate, are also considered an Irish Citizen.  They simply need to be added to the Foreign Birth Register if […]

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Posted in News on 14th August 2018