I am Dr. Waqar Arshad, currently undertaking a masters in UK on a tier 4 visa. I have a now got a job offer in Emergency Medicine in Ireland and currently waiting for the work permit from Ireland, which my employer has already applied for. Since, I hold a Pakistani passport, I am wondering if I am eligible to apply for an employment visa for Ireland from the Embassy of Ireland in London or do I have to travel to Pakistan to apply for the employment visa?

Looking forward to your response.

Many thanks, Dr. Arshad

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    Hi, welcome. Questions about visas for long-term purposes like working and studying belong at Expatriates.
    – phoog
    May 9, 2019 at 14:32

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At my time, it was Ok to apply for work visa in different country. But I would recommend to call to the Irish Embassy in London to confirm.


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