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Citizenship judgment overturned

By 14th November 2019 January 20th, 2020 No Comments

The Court of Appeals has overturned July’s High Court judgment which stated that people applying for citizenship could not leave the State for even for a day in the year leading up to their application.

This is good news in that the extreme restriction has now been lifted, but unfortunately the previous limit stands: you cannot be absent from the country for longer than 6 weeks in the year preceding your date of application. Read the Minister’s statement here and find out more about upcoming citizenship ceremonies here.

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