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APPLICATIONS FOR NATURALISATION AS AN IRISH CITIZEN

INIS have published a new Application Form 8 which should be used for all new adult applications for naturalisation based on five years reckonable residency or three years reckonable residency based on the spouse or civil partner of an Irish citizen.

The updated Form 8 can be downloaded on the INIS website, by following the link below:

http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Form%208%20Ver%205.5%20Aug%2016.pdf/Files/

Form%208%20Ver%205.5%20Aug%2016.pdf

THE DECISION OF MAHMOOD AND ATIF

The judgement in the case of Mahmood and Atif v Minister for Justice and Equality was delivered on 14th October 2016.
Mr Mahmood is a British national, his wife Ms Atif is a citizen of Pakistan. Mr Mahmood and Ms Atif are legally married spouses. In and around June 2015 Mr Mahmood and Ms Atif submitted an application for a visa for Ms Atif to accompany Mr Mahmood to Ireland pursuant to Directive 2004/38/EC and then, the European Communities (Free Movement of Persons) Regulations 2006. Ms Atif submitted her application and supporting documents through the VFS centre as required on 9th July 2015.