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Ireland Work Permit
Those who are non-EU/ EEA nationals who want to immigrate to Ireland can get a work permit from the Irish immigration authorities. Two different authorities issue the Irish Work permit in Ireland.
Before a visa subject work permit gets issued to a foreign national, he will have to find a job in Ireland and apply for the Ireland work permit to the department of business, Enterprise and Innovation ( DBEI).
If you are not a non-EU / EEA person, then you will have to go through Border control and ask for permission to enter the country.
Types of Ireland work permit
For Ireland, there are nine different types of work permits
Critical Skills employment permit
General employment permit
Dependent/ partner/ spouse Employment permits
Intracompany transfer employment permits
Internship employment permit
Contract for services employment permit Sport and cultural employment permit
Exchange agreement employment permit
Reactivations employment permit
How to apply for a work permit in Ireland?
Ireland is part of the European Union and EU/ EEA, and Swiss nationals are ready to move to Ireland, whereas if you are not a citizen of the EU or Switzerland, then you will have to start by applying for an Ireland work permit and the requirements for the same are –
Get a job offer and get a work contract from an Irish Company.
Except for the critical skills employment permit, the Employer has to pass the labor market needs test, which ensures that the Irish employer ties to finds an Irish /EU/EEA or Swiss national for the post but couldn’t find one.
In the critical skills employment permit, the minimum salary should be at least €30,000 or €80000 depending on the occupation.
In the case the applicant is need of a general employment permit, the minimum salary should be €30,000.
For any other type of Ireland Work permit, the annual minimum salary should be as per the national minimum wage.
At least 50 % of employers in the Irish company that hires you should be EU/ EEA/ Swiss nationals.
Some occupations that are popular in Ireland and can get work permits easily are –
Informational Technology Specialist
Qualification – A bachelor’s degree or higher
Experience - A minimum of two years, A job letter from the Employer and minimum remuneration
Salary offered - -€ 39,176 - € 45,123
Qualification - A bachelor’s degree in level 8 or higher
Experience- A minimum of two years, A job letter from the Employer, and minimum remuneration. IELTS score of 6.5 bands with no section below 5.5