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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.

As of 17 September 2019, 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  29 August 2019          
Standard  21 June 2019

Reviews for Trusted Partner and Standard Employment Permit Applications


Reviews received 27 August 2019

Requests for Support Letters for a Stamp 4


Requests received

1 August 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.