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New Citizenship Processes Opens, Temporarily, Today, Because Of Covid 19 Restrictons.

: 18/01/2021 - 09:44

A new citizenship process has temporarily opened today due to Covid-19 restricting in-person ceremonies.

A signed statutory declaration can be now be exchanged for a certificate of naturalisation.

Around 4,000 people have not been able to receive a certificate of naturalisation due to the temporary suspension of citizenship ceremonies.

There are currently more than 24,000 applications being dealt with by the Department of Justice.


File Image: Sasko Lazarov originally from Macedonia,  living in Dublin joined thousands of people taking part in the Irish Citizenship ceremonies in Dublin's Convention Centre  21/04/2017.

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