My Irish passport application is now at Stage 2 of 6.
Received on 13/07/2016
Application No. XXXXXXXXXX is at Stage 2 of 6: Your documentation is being processed.
Application form, submitted documents and photographs are scanned onto passport system for work at stages 3 and 4. This element of the process takes on average 4 working days.
Although it says 4 days for this stage it warns that timescales are not applicable for applications lodged through the London Passport Office.
From my perspective it's just nice to see that things are happening to the application. I suspect it's stages 3 and 4 that will be the more interesting ones.
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