apply for

apply for (something)

To pursue something, such as a job, often through a formal process. When's the deadline to apply for financial aid?
See also: apply

apply for

v.
To request or seek some assistance, admission, or employment: At least fifty people applied for the job. I might have to apply for unemployment benefits.
See also: apply
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Apply for an immigration visa through the country's visa office in Buffalo, N.Y.
You must apply for an entry clearance at a British consulate, by mail, or online.
Interested parties can apply for a residence and work permit after entering Germany without a visa.
Before applying for a work permit, you must have an authorization for a temporary stay, known as an MW, which you have to apply for in the United States (about $60).
1211 and 1212 capital loss limits apply for purposes of calculating AMTI.
Yes, section 167 of the Act will apply for purposes of the HST after April 1, 1997.
Similar rules apply for taking into account original issue discount and premiums.(113) These results are similar to the results under current law.(114)
For this purpose, the existence of a substantial risk of forfeiture is determined based on principles that apply for Sec.
Although this requirement may be proper where various transactions are integrally linked, we recommend that there be sufficient flexibility in the process to allow companies to apply for an APA for specific types of transactions without sweeping in all transactions between a set of related parties.
The proposed regulations would apply for annual accounting periods beginning after the date that these regulations are published as final in the Federal Register.
(4) The enhanced rate can only apply for periods beginning after December 31, 1990.
One final observation: The enhanced rate does not apply for purposes of computing the ordinary charge for estimated tax underpayments or under special statutory rules that impose an interest charge on deferred (or deemed-deferred) gain (e.g., under the installment sales rules and on excess distributions from a passive foreign investment company.) (18)
Further, the court stated that family attribution rules do not apply for gift and estate tax valuation purposes.(9)