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You must complete a declaration of Intention to Retain Irish Citizenship if you reside outside of Ireland by completing Form 5 annually.

Please complete this form if;

  • You became an Irish Citizen through naturalisation

  • If you reside outside of Ireland

Make sure you use the most recently published version of each form when making an application. If you complete an old version of a form, it will be returned to you and you will have to start again.

The most recently published versions of each form always appear on this page.

Form 5: Application form for Intention to Retain Irish Citizenship

Form 5
If you have questions, please contact the Citizenship team.