Applications for Employment Permits are processed in date order of receipt of the fully completed application form and fee, if applicable.
As of 7th April 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|| 2 March 2020 |
|Standard|| 13 January 2020|
Reviews for Trusted Partner and Standard Employment Permit Applications
|Reviews received||11 March 2020 |
Requests for Support Letters for a Stamp 4
15 February 2020
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.