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Ireland Immigration: What Are the Requirements for Ireland General Employment Permit

Irish Public Work Permit is a job-based work permit that allows immigrants to work in Ireland in a role that pays at least 30,000 euros annually; With some exceptions. The worker or employer can apply for this visa.

Duration of stay
Ireland’s General Work Permit is initially issued for two years, and can be extended for another 3 years. 5 years after any work permit, immigrants can apply for long-term residence in Ireland.

Job offer
A migrant worker must have a current job offer in Ireland before applying for this visa, and he must have all the skills, experience and qualifications appropriate to the role. The worker or employer can apply for this visa. If the employer makes an application, he must plan to employ and pay the migrant worker directly; It means employment agencies and the like cannot apply for a general work permit.

Test the needs of the labor market
Jobs submitted to migrants through a public work permit are tested for labor market needs, which means that they must usually be advertised to workers from within the European Economic Area before being offered to migrants.

The business owner must advertise the vacancy for at least 14 days on the Irish Social Protection Services / EURES employment network, for at least 3 days in a national newspaper, and for at least 3 days in a local newspaper or on a separate job site.

Exceptions to test labor market needs
There are some exceptions to the rule of testing labor market needs. If the following conditions are applied, the job should not be announced to citizens of the European Economic Area:

If the applicant previously obtained an Irish work permit and lost their job due to recurrence
If the vacancy is for a job in the list of highly skilled professions in Ireland
If the applicant is recommended by Enterprise Ireland or IDA Ireland
If the vacancy is a care home and the applicant has previously taken care of the intended care recipient
If the job is vacant, you pay 60,000 Ä annually or more
Minimum salary
The minimum salary that is provided through the general work permit scheme must be a minimum of 30,000 Ä annually, with some exceptions. The minimum salary can be reduced to 27,000 euros annually according to the following conditions:

If the applicant is an international student and graduated from an Irish university within 12 months before the application is submitted, and the job is on the list of highly skilled professions in Ireland
If the applicant is an international student who graduated from a foreign university within 12 months before submitting the application, and the job offered is a professional ICT job in the list of highly skilled professions in Ireland
If the applicant is fluent in the language of the non-European region and offers specialized language, technical support, or sales support for companies supported by government agency development agencies in Ireland