The Department of Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation (DJEI) has recently released the new employment permit application forms and the list of eligible occupations to be considered as a highly-skilled worker. Effective immediately, companies are expected to use the new forms to apply for employment permit applications on behalf of foreign workers and must also abide by the updated eligible occupations list, organized into nine new categories. To learn more about the categories of employment permits, please click here. Employers should expect delays during this transitional period.

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