The Department of Labor administers and processes PERM Labor Certification applications for the immigrant visa process, Labor Condition Applications for the H-1B/H-1B1/E-3 process and applications for Temporary Employment Certification for the H-2B. In support of these applications, the DOL’s National Prevailing Wage Center issues prevailing wage determinations for PERM, H-1B, H-1B1, H-2B and E-3.
The table below provides processing times that have been issued by the DOL in relation to Prevailing Wage Requests for H-1B, H-2B and PERM applications, and PERM application processing time including Audit Reviews, Requests for Reconsideration and Government Error Reconsiderations.
NPWC Processing Times
The following table shows the processing times for Prevailing Wage Requests at the NPWC as of September 30, 2021.
|Processing Queue||Request Date||Status*|
|Redeterminations||H-1B – August 2021
PERM – August 2021
|Center Director Reviews||CW-1 – None Pending
H-1B – None Pending
PERM – September 2021
H-2B – September 2021
*Current: H-1B in process, H-2B in process, PERM in process.
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PERM Processing Times
The following table shows the processing times for PERM application as of September 30, 2021.
|Processing Queue||Priority Dates|
|Analyst Reviews||May 2021||Current|
|Audit Review||November 2020||Current|
|Reconsideration Requests to the CO||May 2021||Current|
|Gov’t Error Reconsiderations||Current|
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