Ireland – Delayed Processing Times

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation and the Irish Naturalization & Immigration Service have announced processing time delays for the following:

  • Employment permit processing times have increased by two to four weeks than normal.
  • Employment permit applications filed under the Trusted Partner Initiative processing times have increased by one to three weeks than normal.
  • Atypical Working Scheme applications processing times have increased from one week to approximately three weeks.
  • Processing times may also have been affected for visa applications submitted to the Irish consular post.