De facto partners of Irish Citizens to benefit from pre-clearance

The Irish Independent report that non-European de facto partners of Irish Citizens will soon be able to use pre-clearance to apply for a permission to live in Ireland. At the moment the process is to submit an application once the de facto partner arrives in country and the processing time can be from 6-12 months. For immigration purposes a person may be considered the De Facto Partner, opposite or same sex, of another person if: they have a mutual commitment to a shared life

DPC Statement on Matters Pertaining to the Public Services Card

As the Data Protection Commission ('DPC') have stated the use of the Public Services Card ('PSC') for anything other than social welfare does not have any legal basis applicants for passports and citizenship in Ireland cannot be compelled to provide one. The Department (of Social Protection) are reviewing the DPC report and will respond. Until we see a Government response I do not believe applicants for passports or citizenship should feel they must supply the PSC card as pa

Foreign Birth Registration

By the 21st century, an estimated 80 million people worldwide claimed some Irish descent, which includes more than 36 million Americans who claim Irish as their primary ethnicity. If you have an Irish grandparent (that is born in the island of Ireland) I can help you obtain Irish Citizenship. At the moment I am helping clients in the USA and the UK with completing a registration process that results in registration of a foreign birth and ultimately an application for your Iri