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How long does an EP decision take REALLY?

Post by Aussieboy » Wed, 03 Jan 2007 6:42 am

Hi,

Can any-one please give me the current turn around time for an EP?

My company has just submitted mine and would like to know when to expect a responce.

Thanks :o

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Post by spaul » Wed, 03 Jan 2007 9:44 am

Did mine this past november and it took about 6 days to get a P1. I heard it usually takes longer.

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Post by AnnaTh » Wed, 03 Jan 2007 9:48 am

A couple of months ago it took 7 days, and this time round it was 14 days. Probably took longer because of the holidays.

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Post by ScoobyDoes » Wed, 03 Jan 2007 12:38 pm

I got provisional approval after around 7 days, starting the process in early december.

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Post by Aussieboy » Fri, 05 Jan 2007 11:42 am

Thanks to all that replied BUT are those business days or elepased days? Mine was submitted on the 27/12/06?

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Post by spaul » Fri, 05 Jan 2007 12:34 pm

I think it was elapsed days in my case. It may take a bit longer as you submitted at the end of the year.

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Post by ScoobyDoes » Fri, 05 Jan 2007 2:09 pm

Mine was elapsed days covering just one weekend and no public holidays.

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Post by cucumberstick » Wed, 24 Jan 2007 3:49 pm

Does it really take that short a time? It says on the MOM webpage that it takes 4 weeks?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 24 Jan 2007 4:52 pm

Obviously it can take anywhere from 1 to 4 weeks depending on the load and or vetting of information. Nothing in the government is carved in stone. I would assume in some cases it may even take longer than that.
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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 24 Jan 2007 9:13 pm

Just filed an EP online and got approval in two days. Of course, must wait for Approval in Principle letter and such.

This is a best case example where the candidate has impeccable credentials, multiple years of high level professional experience, and very relevant job skills.

Expect longer processing time if your university is not on the list of recognized universities (will take time to investigate you), or if you have less experience or if you do not possess special skill sets. The more questions they have about you the longer it will take.

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Post by Makan24-7 » Thu, 25 Jan 2007 9:53 am

Mine took 3 days to be approved. Company submitted online on a Monday, approved on Thursday. That was in December and I was still in the US then.

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Post by huggybear » Thu, 25 Jan 2007 12:22 pm

2 or 3 days for me as well. too bad they spelled my name wrong on the contract tho and it had to be redone... :shock:

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