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Working in Ireland

Coming to work in Ireland
The rights of EU nationals and non-EU nationals to work in Ireland. Outlines the criteria regarding the need for employment permits and includes information on how to apply for an employment permit.

Work permits
Find out about work permits, who may apply and when a person with a work permit may change jobs.
This document is in: Employment > Migrant workers > Employment permits

Coming from the EU/EEA to work
Details the rights of EU/EEA nationals to come to Ireland to work, and covers rights while working. In addition deals with the entitlements of Irish citizens returning to Ireland particularly if unemployed.
This document is in: Employment > Migrant workers

Work permits for spouses and dependants of employment permit holders
Details of the arrangements to give access to employment for spouses, civil partners and dependants of non-EEA nationals who are holders of employment permits in Ireland.
This document is in: Employment > Migrant workers > Employment permits

Green Card permits
The Green Card is an employment permit for employees in designated categories, depending on salary level. It replaces the working visa and work authorisation scheme.
This document is in: Employment > Migrant workers > Employment permits

Further and higher education qualifications
The system of validation of qualifications in further and higher education.
This document is in: Education and Training > Third-level education > Colleges and qualifications

Finding a job in Ireland
This document provides information for EEA nationals and non-EEA nationals about how to seek employment in Ireland. It highlights information and requirements for you to consider in advance of your journey to Ireland.
This document is in: Employment > Migrant workers

Coming to Ireland - tax and social insurance
Important information for those coming to work in Ireland about tax issues of residence, domicile, double taxation, income earned prior to moving, and temporary employment in Ireland.
This document is in: Employment > Migrant workers

Coming to set up a business or invest in Ireland
Information for foreign nationals on investing or setting up a business in Ireland including tax, legal requirements and immigrant investor, entrepreneur and business permission schemes.
This document is in: Employment > Types of employment > Self-employment

Language

Gaeilge

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