De Facto Partner of a Critical Skills Employment Permit Holder, or of a Non-EEA Researcher on a Hosting Agreement – New Pre-Clearance Scheme

On the 6th of March the Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation in conjunction with the Minister for Justice and Equality publicised the abolition of the old Dependant Spouse Employment permit procedure. It was announced that Spouses and De-Facto Partners of Critical Skills Employment Permit Holders (CSEP) and Non-EEA Researchers on Hosting Agreements could now…

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Citizenship – The Six Week Rule

Citizenship – The Six Week Rule   An update on the draconian Six Week Rule from Sinnott Solicitors   A number of our clients have faced difficulties with their citizenship/ naturalisation applications because they have been absent from the State for more than Six weeks.   According to the Citizenship Section of the Department of…

Van Der Elst Work Transfers

Following on our recent article regarding the Atypical Working Scheme, this article will focus on another less utilised or known about employment scheme – Van Der Elst Work Transfers. The Van Der Elst Work Transfer permission arose following a ruling of the European Court of Justice delivered on the 9th of August 1994 in the…