Employment Permits policy in relation to applications in respect of Carers.
Submitting an employment permit application
If you are submitting an employment permit application for the position of a Carer in these exceptional circumstances, you will be required to include the following additional documentation with the application:
- copies of qualifications confirming that the Foreign National is a trained medical professional (a medical practitioner or a nurse), and a letter from a registered medical practitioner specialising in the area of illness of the person for whom he/she will be caring, confirming that that person has a severe medical condition
- a copy of a P60, payslips, a notarised letter or an affidavit establishing that the Foreign National has a long history of caring for the person concerned and a letter from a registered medical practitioner specialising in the area of illness of the person for whom he/she will be caring confirming that that person has special care needs
Registered medical practitioner has the meaning assigned to it in section 2 of the Medical Practitioners Act 2007 (No. 25 of 2007).
Employment Permits Section
24 February 2023