- As of February 28, 2021, the DOL reported it was adjudicating PERM applications filed in July 2020 and audit review for PERM applications filed in March 2020
- The DOL also reported it was processing reconsideration requests filed in October 2020
- Average PERM processing times were posted for adjudication and audit review
- PERM processing times were slightly longer for adjudication and audit review in February 2021 compared to January 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced updates for processing permanent labor certification (PERM) applications.
What are the Changes?
PERM processing times were slightly longer in February 2021 compared to the previous month, which had average processing times of 207 days for adjudication and 339 days for audit review. By the end of February, average PERM processing times were 219 days for adjudication and 341 days for audit review.
Originally Published 10 March, 2021
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