Work permits


Until further notice the Department regrets that for operational reasons except in agreed cases, we can no longer accept paper application forms.  Please note that online applications will continue to be processed as normal.

The Department also regrets that payments in cash and by card will be temporarily unavailable, and all payments should therefore be paid by invoice.

The following pages on this website are intended to present an overview of the law regarding work permits in the Isle of Man. For a comprehensive guide, please see 'A Guide to Work Permits'.

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With effect from the 1 November 2017, changes were made to the work permit system. Changes include reduced fees for multi-year applications, provision for automatic work permits for cohabiting partners and the removal of the requirement for an additional work permit for some workers entering the Island with clearance from Immigration to work. Find out more information on the relevant pages on this site.

The Office Manager

Work Permits

Department for Enterprise

Nivison House

31 Prospect Hill



Telephone:+44 1624 682393

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