Information for applicants on eligibility and requirements for an employment permit.
Who needs an employment permit?
Information regarding those who require an employment permit to work in Ireland.
Immigration policies and employment permits
General immigration policies and applying for an employment permit.
Non-EEA spouses, civil partners and de facto partners of Irish/EEA nationals
Information on eligibility of non-EEA spouses, civil partners and de facto partners of Irish/EEA nationals.
Occupations Lists and the Standard Occupational Classification System
Clarification on the classification of employments for the purposes of employment permits.
Ineligible List of Occupations
Employments in respect of which an employment permit shall not be granted.
Critical Skills Occupations List
Employment shortages in respect of qualifications, experience or skills required for the proper functioning of the economy.
Critical Skills job interview authorisation
Information for non-EEA nationals who have been invited to enter the State for the purposes of attending a job interview.
Labour Market Needs Test
Information on requirements for a Labour Market Needs Test.
Registration bodies for certain employments
Requirements for registration/recognition of certain employments with regulatory bodies or government ministers.
Employment agencies and agency workers
Information on eligibility for employment permits for employment agencies and agency workers.
Policies for specific employments
Carers of a person with exceptional medical needs'
Employment permits policy in relation to applications in respect of carers.
Restaurants or take-aways
Information regarding eligibility for employment permits in restaurants and take-aways.
Information regarding employment permits for boners (meat).
Information regarding employment permits for HGV drivers.
Accountants whose qualifications are not recognised
Information note on accountants whose qualifications are not recognised by the nine regulatory bodies listed in the Employment Permit Regulations.
Important notice for non-EEA nurses on Clinical Adaptation Placements.
Arrangements for non-EEA doctors working in the State.
Types of permits
Details of the nine different types of permits