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Exchange Agreement Employment Permit

The Exchange Agreement Employment Permit replaces the old Exchange Agreement class of Work Permit Employment Permit and will also cater for employment permits for international reciprocal agreements. Exchange Agreement Employment Permits are designed to facilitate the employment in the State of foreign nationals pursuant to prescribed agreements or other international agreements to which the State …

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Sport and Cultural Employment Permit

The Sport and Cultural Employment Permit replaces the old sports professional class of Work Permit and will cater for the sports and cultural sectors. Sport and Cultural Employment Permits are designed to facilitate the employment in the State of foreign nationals with the relevant qualifications, skills, experience or knowledge for the development, operation and capacity …

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Contract for Services Employment Permit

The Contract for Services Employment Permit replaces the Contract Service Provider class of Work Permit Employment Permit. The Contract for Services Employment Permit is designed for situations where a foreign undertaking (Contractor) has won a contract to provide services to an Irish entity (Relevant Person) on a contract for services basis and to facilitate the …

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General Employment Permit

The General Employment Permit replaces the old Work Permit Employment Permit. General Employment Permits are the primary vehicle used by the State to attract 3rd country nationals for occupations which are experiencing a labour or skills shortage. Unlike Critical Skills Employment Permits where the State specifies eligible occupations, General Employment Permits assume all occupations to …

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Intra-Company Transfer Employment Permits

The Intra-Company Transfer Employment Permit is designed to facilitate the transfer of senior management, key personnel or trainees who are non-EEA nationals from an overseas branch of a multinational corporation (Foreign Employer) to its Irish branch (Connected Person). In particular, Intra-Company Transfer Employment Permits can be invaluable in the initial establishment of a foreign direct …

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Dependant/Partner/Spouse Employment Permits

Important information for spouses/partners of Critical Skills Employment Permit Holders and Researchers on a Hosting Agreement Since 6 March 2019, the requirement for spouses and de-facto partners of Critical Employment Permit (CSEP) Holders and Researchers under a Hosting Agreement as provided for under the EU Third Country Researchers Directive (Council Directive 2005/71/EC) to obtain an …

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