Dáil Éireann - Volume 654 - 15 May, 2008

Written Answers. - Residency Permits.

Deputy Willie Penrose asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he will take steps to expedite an application for permission to remain in the State based on family dependency by persons (details supplied) in County Westmeath; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the information recently requested by his Department on 2 May 2008 has been submitted by registered post on the 8 January 2008; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19054/08]

  Deputy Dermot Ahern: The registered postal items referred to by the Deputy were received in my Department on 9th January, 2008. However, as the documentation submitted was not sufficient an additional request was issued on 2nd May, 2008.

[669] The first person concerned is required to submit proof of residency in the State from 2003 until August 2007 and two passport size photographs. The second person concerned is required to submit proof of residency in the State from 2003 to September 2006 and also from June 2007 to the present day. On receipt of the requested documentation the applications will be considered further.