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May I avail of the WHA programme more than once?

Yes. US citizens may avail of the WHA programme on more than one occasion as long as they meet all of the requirements each time.

However, applicants may not apply for a second or subsequent WHA whilst their previous WHA is still valid. Furthermore, applicants may not apply for a second or subsequent WHA for at least one year after the date of expiry of their previous WHA.  Applicants seeking to apply to the WHA programme for a second or subsequent time must have abided by the terms of their previous WHA(s) and must have left Ireland before expiry of their previous WHA(s).

Applicants may not apply to the WHA programme while in Ireland.