Information on citizenship through descent, naturalisation, and reclaiming or renouncing your Irish citizenship
If you were born outside Ireland, you must meet certain criteria to claim Irish citizenship
You can become an Irish citizen through naturalisation if you meet certain criteria
You can reclaim your Irish citizenship by making a declaration of citizenship.
You can renounce your Irish citizenship by making a declaration of alienage
If you are an Irish citizen, follow our step-by-step guide to applying for a passport.