Significant Changes to Employment Permit System for 2024

The Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail has announced significant changes to the Employment Permits system from January 2024. The main changes include: 11 Occupations added to the Critical Skills list 32 Occupations removed from the Ineligible Occupations list Salary threshold for General Employment Permits to increase [...]

December 21st, 2023|

Employment Permit Update regarding Stamp 4 Support letters – No longer accepted after 30th November

Immigration Service Delivery has just announced that from 30th November 2023, the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (DETE) will no longer take applications for Stamp 4 Support letters. This will have an impact on Critical Skills Employment permit Holders and NCHC multi-site general Employment permit holders wishing to transfer [...]

November 21st, 2023|

New Online Irish Citizenship Application Process

The Department of Justice has announced that Irish citizenship applications can now be submitted online via the Immigration Service Delivery online portal. Paper applications on the old Form 8 and other application forms will continue to be accepted by post for applicant's who have begun the process. The Form 11 [...]

October 17th, 2023|

Irish Citizenship Ceremony 2nd of October 2023

The Department of Justice have announced that the next Irish Citizenship Ceremony will be held on the 2nd of October 2023 in the Convention Centre Dublin. This is eagerly awaited news for persons anxiously waiting to be granted their Irish citizenship. It is interesting to see a change in venue [...]

September 7th, 2023|

Public Consultation on Review of Employment Permit Occupation Lists 2023

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has opened the consultation process on the review of occupations which are listed on the Critical Skills Occupations List and Ineligible Occupations List. The consultation process which opened today the 26th of June, invites submissions from interested parties with respect to amendments of [...]

June 27th, 2023|
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