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Current processing dates for employment permits

Applications for Employment Permits are processed in date order of receipt of the fully completed application form and fee, if applicable.

Please note that due to the number of refunds on hand it is currently taking 8 weeks (from date of receipt of completed mandate) to process a refund. We apologise for this delay but the refund will be processed as soon as possible.

As of 04 December 2021, we are processing applications received on the following dates for the specific types of applications:

Current processing dates

Employment Permit applications received by Employer Type  

Date

Trusted Partner03 September 2021         
Standard11 August 2021

Reviews for Trusted Partner and Standard Employment Permit Applications

Date                                 

Reviews received12 November 2021      

Requests for Support Letters for a Stamp 4

Date     

Requests received

11 November 2021

 NB - A request for a Support Letter for a Critical Skills Employment Permit holder seeking a Stamp 4 cannot be processed until the permit holder has completed 21 months working in the State. We will accept requests received after 20 months however they will not be processed until 21 months has elapsed.