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Irish Citizenship by Descent

Get Help Preparing and submitting your Irish Foreign Births Registration (FBR) Application for those with Grandparents born on the island of Ireland.

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We are registered and regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner in the UK to provide Immigration advice.


With over 10 years industry experience, we can advise on how to obtain your ancestors birth certificates.


Not only are we regulated but we ensure a top class service for our clients with fast and efficient communications.

Irish Citizenship by Descent is a fantastic way to become an EU citizen and to live and work in Ireland. There is a huge number of people around the world who are able to obtain Irish Citizenship by Descent. Millions of American and British Citizens have Irish ancestry and a wide family history. Many people will hold one nationality and not consider obtaining other nationalities that they are eligible for.

There are many great advantages an Irish passport can bring such as access to work and living in the EU. Many political situations can change such as the Brexit referendum result making Irish citizenship an ideal way to keep your EU citizenship.

Who is Eligible to become an Irish Citizen by Descent?

  • If you have a Parent born in Ireland
  • If you have a Grandparent born in Ireland
  • A child born on the Island of Ireland before 2005 to foreign national parents
  • A child born on the Island of Ireland to foreign national parents after 2005 if one of their parents are a British citizen or have settlement in Ireland or the UK

It’s also important to remember that if you are the child of parent who is an Irish citizen and that parent was born in Ireland, then you are automatically an Irish Citizen. This means you do not need to apply to register your citizenship and can go straight to making an Irish Passport Application.

What happens next if I find out I’m entitled to Irish Citizenship by Descent?

If you find out you are eligible to become a citizen of Ireland, then the next step is making your application to the Irish government. The actual process depends on many factors including:

  • the country and part of that country you are resident in at the time of application
  • your age
  • the way in which you qualify for Irish Citizenship

The fees for the application also vary depending on your location. If you want professional guidance to help you with all the complex and tricky steps involved in getting your Irish Citizenship through Ancestry the complete our query form and WM Immigration will be able to provide the solution to match your needs. courteous and swift email responses to your questions will ensure a carefree Irish Citizenship application process for you and possibly your family.

Need Help Obtaining Irish Citizenship?

How We Can Help?

Here at WM Immigration we have experience in dealing with many different Immigration applications. Our expertise and professionalism will ensure you are given the correct immigration advice. We understand the stress of making your visa application and will endeavour to give you the best chance possible of success. Our company has an established reputation and will provide advice regarding of your location.

Services We Offer

  • Eligibility Check
  • Tailored guidance on how to meet specific requirements
  • Document check
  • Review of Application Forms
  • Assistance with booking appointments
  • Same Day Visa Representation

Visa and ILR Application Premium Service

If you don’t want to wait months for your immigration application to be processed in the UK, we can assist you in getting it processed at the Home Office Premium Service Centre. We can have you booked in for an appointment in a matter of weeks and you will get your visa approved same day. No more stressful waiting! Our experienced representatives will attend with you to ensure a smooth application.

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