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Amend Work Permits FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Amending Work Permits.
Who may apply for an amendment?
Either the work permit holder or his/her employer may apply for an amendment.
How do I make an application for an amendment?

To add or remove a dependant - click here to download an application; to share the work permit with an additional employer or employers, or to change a job title - click here to download an application; to alter the commencement dated of a work permit - click here to download an application.

After completion, the form should be submitted to the Department of Immigration either in person or by post. The completed application must be accompanied by the prescribed fees and any additional documentation that is required.

Important: the application form must be completed in full. An incomplete application form will not be processed and will be returned to the applicant.

What additional documentation is required?

The additional documentation required depends on the type of amendment that is being applied for. Click here for Guidance Notes relating to the adding or removing a dependant. Click here for Guidance Notes relating to sharing a work permit with additional employers or to change a job title. Click here for Guidance Notes relating to altering the commencement date of a work permit.