Green Card Work Permits

A Critical Skills Employment Permit scheme is in place in Ireland to help migrants enter Ireland from NON EEA countries who are going to work in occupations where there are strategic skills shortages.(Before Oct 2014 this was known as the  Green Card Scheme) Critical Skills Employment Permits (CSEP) are issued by the Department of Jobs, […]
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Work Permits Ireland

If you are a non-EEA national and you want to get a job in Ireland – then you must have an employment permit.  In October 2014, the rules on Irish Work Permits changed . They are now known as  Employment Permits and there  are now 9 different types –  with separate  application forms for each […]
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Critical Skills Permits

Occupations that are applicable for Critical Skills Employment Permits in Ireland . There is a government list of Highly Skilled Eligible Occupations   – these are employments in respect of which there is a shortage in respect of qualifications, experience or skills which are required for the proper functioning of the Irish economy. Full List Here […]
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Take Home Pay Ireland 2017

Deductions from gross pay in Ireland – 2017 How much is deducted from wages in Ireland – What is the Take Home Pay ? As well as Income Tax – most workers in Ireland also have PRSI and USC deducted from their pay. USC is a more recent tax on income –  introduced in 2011 […]
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Getting a PPS Number

In Ireland the PPS Number ( Personal Public Service Number) or PPSN is a personal reference number that allows you to gain access to social welfare benefits and other government services in Ireland. It used to be known as the PRSI number. It is the equivalent of the National Insurance number in the UK. Getting […]
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Green Card Fees ireland

Fees for a Critical Skills Employment Permit in Ireland The processing fee for a Critical Skills Employment Permit is  €1,000 –  valid for a 2 year period . (Previously called a Green Card) How to Apply for a Critical Skills Employment Permit in Ireland Applications may be made for any occupations with a salary over […]
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