Working abroad

    Deals with rights and entitlements when moving within the EU to work. In particular examines the EU freedom of movement directives, including access to employment, recognition of qualifications, job seeking, employment and social security rights.

    Includes a list of items to be considered before going to work in a non-EU country and of the documentation you should bring with you.

    Irish citizens who have spent time working in a developing country may qualify for Credited Social Insurance Contributions which can be used to claim social welfare payments when they return to Ireland.

    Irish citizens can apply to go to certain countries to travel and work for a limited time.