Status of Citizenship Applications Backlog

Najeeb Z made this Official Information request to Department of Internal Affairs

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From: Najeeb Z

Dear Department of Internal Affairs,

Could I please request the following data for-Citizenship Application By Grant (Submitted online) for the month's June (1st June) 2022 to November (30th Nov) 2022?

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Submitted Month
Number of Approved Applications (Submitted Online)
Number of Processing Applications (Submitted Online)
Number of applications (Submitted Online) waiting to be allocated to a case officer
Number of applications (Submitted Online) each month in different queues i.e., requesting the number of applications in each queue separately (June 2022 to November 2022)

Also, if you can provide a breakup of,

What is the submission month for the allocated/processing applications in each bucket at the moment (the day you answer)? For example: Bucket 1: Currently processing Applications submitted in May 2022 Bucket 2: Currently processing applications submitted in July 2022.

Yours faithfully,

Najeeb Z

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Michelle Reed (she/her)
Lead Advisor Official Correspondence | Information Management and Privacy
He Ringa Manaaki | Workplace Services Group
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Te Tari Taiwhenua | Department of Internal Affairs
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