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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 23 August 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 Partner31 July 2019
Standard24 May 2019

Reviews for Trusted Partner and Standard Employment Permit Applications


Reviews received13 August 2019

Requests for Support Letters for a Stamp 4


Requests received

           9 July 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.