- Ireland intends to combine the employment permit and residence permit application process for foreign nationals from countries located outside the European Economic Area
The government of Ireland announced plans to combine the employment permit and residence permit application process. Currently, foreign nationals residing in countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) are required to apply for a work permit and then for immigration permissions through separate government offices.
What are the Changes?
The government of Ireland intends to combine the work permit and immigration permissions application process for foreign nationals from countries outside of the EEA. According to the government announcement, these measures aim to simplify the immigration process for third-country nationals.
The government is expected to introduce a proposal for implementing these changes within the next six months. Continue to check the government of Ireland’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Department of Enterprise, Trade, and Employment, Ireland