Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Department of Justice and Equality
Immigrant Investor Programme Applications
270. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the average processing time for applications under the Immigrant Investor Programmes; if she has a dedicated contact point in her Department with which applicants or their representatives can correspond; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2724/16]
The Evaluation Committee, which is responsible for determining applications made under the Immigrant Investor Programme/Start Up Entrepreneur Programme, meets every two to three months. Therefore, depending on how far in advance of a meeting an application is received, the overall processing time could take from one to four months.
The Department will contact the Deputy with regard to a dedicated contact point.