Applications for Employment Permits are processed in date order of receipt of the fully completed application form and fee, if applicable.
As of 17 January 2020, 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
|Trusted Partner|| 3 December 2019 |
|Standard|| 16 October 2019|
Reviews for Trusted Partner and Standard Employment Permit Applications
|Reviews received||22 November 2019 |
Requests for Support Letters for a Stamp 4
5 December 2019
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.