The PSA, following approval by the Minister for Justice and Equality, will be increasing the duration of employee licences from two years to three years with effect from the 1 st December 2015. There will also be a slight increase in the licence fee from the 1st December 2015 as set out in the table below.
As a result of these changes all licence holders will see a reduction in the average annual cost of their licence.
These changes come into effect from the 1st December 2015 and in the case of renewals will only apply to licence holders whose licence expires after 1 st December 2015. Licence holders whose licence expires before this date will not be able to avail of the new 3 year licence even where they are late renewing their licence and lodge their renewal after the 1st December 2015.
The new 3 year licence will be granted to all first time licences issued after the 1st December 2015.
Licence holders can renew their licence online at www.psaonlineapplication.com