Here is Our Current Timeline
Send in our Pre-Clearance Application
You may be asking “Why wait until then?”
There are over 250 pages of documents we need to include in our application. Having all of the correct paperwork and the correct wording in each document is of utmost importance. Obtaining the Pre-Clearance for the Ministers of Religion Visa is incredibly difficult at this time.
- State of Michigan Background Check
- Garda Síochána Background Vetting (this is the Irish Government)
- The September Bank Statement of Galway City Baptist Church (we must wait for all pending charges to clear to have September in the six month report we must include in the application.)
Receive our Pre-Clearance Decision
*December 1-31-If Approved*
Prepare to leave, and perhaps arrive in Ireland.
*December 1-31-If Denied*
Prepare our Appeal
Receive our Appeal Decision
(usually arrives within 2 weeks)
“… remember our struggle is not against flesh and blood. Satan opposes us and the fight is against him. The opposition we face strengthens my belief we need more workers here, I hope it does for you as well.”