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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in Republic of Ireland.

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My non-EU husband working in Ireland

I am a EU citizen. Recently got married to non-EU citizen. We have a marriage certificate done in Mexico where we got married. Now, I have a job in EU (Ireland). How can my non-EU husband accompany ...
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Reasons for UK citizen to not get an Irish passport?

The United Kingdom has opted to leave the European Union, this may make travelling and visiting my holiday home abroad more difficult, or even stop me from working abroad in the future. My mother is ...
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Which Canadian provinces will do a direct swap with a Republic of Ireland driving licence?

I have read online that some provinces in Canada allow a direct swap of a Republic of Ireland driving licence for a licence for that province (maybe Ontario and Saskatchewan). This is a fairly new ...
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Confusion regarding visa type of Ireland

I'm an Indian student and I'll be visiting the Insight Centre at NUI Galway, Ireland from May to July end (<90 days). My professor and the administrative assistant advise to apply for a short stay ...
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Port Removal from Ireland and ILR Application in the UK

I'm an Irish citizen; my girlfriend and I live in London. Last Christmas, we tried to go to Ireland on the boat, but my girlfriend didn't have her passport with her (she is Turkish and has a UK Self-...
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My non-EU husband working and staying in Ireland?

I am an Irish citizen. I got married to non-EU citizen. We got marriage certificate done in Ukraine. We applied for joint visa (irish nat. spouse) and got a refusal due to not been employed 3 years ...
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Do I have to take my children to Ireland in order to apply for their first Irish passport?

We live in London, their mother is from Northern Ireland. As you know many Britons apply for Irish passports since the referendum results. Do I have to drag the children all the way to Ireland in ...
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Is a Canadian IEC work permit limited by passport expiration date, and if so can it be extended later?

I am from Ireland. My application for a Canadian working holiday visa has been accepted (through the IEC programme, I have my Port of Entry letter, and when I arrive I should get a work permit). It is ...
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What do I need to work remotely for US company while living abroad in Ireland with wife on Critical Skills permit?

My wife is transferring with her current employer for two years to Ireland on a Critical Skills work permit. I will be going with her and plan on continuing to work my current US job remotely from ...
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How exactly can a British citizen exercise EU Treaty Rights. Any particular steps?

I am British and currently settled in England. By the end of the month (28th Feb. 17), I will be settled in the Republic of Ireland and move there and thus would like to know how exactly and what ...
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Working remotely for an offshore company while on a working holiday visa

I am an Australian, looking to move to Ireland on a Working Holiday Authorization. My question is not taxation related. Can I possibly work for my company in Australia remotely (over the internet) ...
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Emigrating from Ireland to Australia. What should I know?

Like the title says, I'm planning on emigrating from Ireland to Australia next year and I'm wondering is there a comprehensive list of things I should know before I go. I have a degree in Computer ...
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How do I bring my car from the UK when moving to Ireland?

I am moving to Ireland under freedom of movement of labour rules for work. I am a British citizen. I will be bringing my UK registered car. It is taxed and insured in the UK at the moment. It's about ...
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Bringing wife to Ireland on a Green Card

My wife and I are non-EU nationals. I am currently in the process of obtaining a Green Card, and we should be moving to Cork in December. As far as I can understand, my wife can come with me ...
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Irish Green Card waiting time?

I'm living in a European, non-EU/EEA country, and have been working for a startup from the Republic of Ireland, through a contractor, for the last 6 months. They've just asked me to move to Ireland to ...
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Irish Green Card & Employment Probation Period

I've been offered a position with a tech company in Ireland, and they will sponsor me for a Green Card. I've received the contract last night, and it has a clause regarding a probation period, as per ...
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Studying on a work permit in Ireland

I know the question is trivial, but I cant seem to find the answer to it online :/ If someone holds a Work permit to work in Ireland, are they also allowed to attend college as a part time student ...
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Irish citizen in living in USA, inheriting from Irish parents (living in Ireland)

My parents are looking into their estate planning in Ireland. I would like more information about how I may be affected due to living on H1-B visa in US for past 2 years if I have a Green Card in US....
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Short term stay in Ireland while employed by US company - work permit required?

I am a South African working remotely as a software engineer for a US company. My work can be done from anywhere in the world and so I plan on combining it with some travel. Ireland is an obvious ...
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Can I bring my mother to Republic of Ireland?

I would like some advice regarding immigration for my mother who is dependent on me. She lives in Pakistan and she is 56, divorced, all her children including me are British citizen and are settled ...
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Moving to Republic of Ireland with a UK re-entry ban

The background is: I am a UK citizen and my wife is a South African citizen My wife has a ban from the UK for 12 months (due to an overstayed visa, mistakes were made on our end with the dates) I am ...
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Getting divorced in another EU country

I am an Irish national, and my wife is a Polish national. We got married in Sweden 6 years ago. I was living there for some time. She was living and working there in Ireland. After marriage, I joined ...
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UK MoT, tax and insurance in Ireland

I have 12 months mot and 2 months tax left on my car and I am planning to move to Ireland with my car, so can I drive with the UK mot and tax or do I have to buy new tax and mot and Can I buy an ...
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Ireland Tax : Indian Passport holder

I am Indian passport holder and going to Dublin, Ireland for 1 year. If I my salary is 3400 Euro monthly then how much in hand salary I will get after tax deduction.
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How can I rent my first home in Ireland?

I'm an EU citizen, so as far as I know I can relocate and apply for job in Ireland without needing a permit. I have read a few places that in order to rent a home in Ireland, you need a reference ...
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Why do some US banks not allow US citizens living in Ireland to open/maintain accounts?

Charles Schwab is closing my account because I inquired about changing my address to my Irish residence. I am not sure if the other bank accounts I have in the US have similar policies, but am afraid ...
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How to get citizenship for Ireland through “Critical Skills Employment Permit”?

There is a Visa type for Ireland titled "Critical Skills Employment Permit". Presume I've gotten that permit, now questions: how can I get a Visa and citizenship if I don't have enough money in my ...
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Some experience or advice for moving from Colombia to Ireland

Me and my wife want to move to Ireland. We are from Colombia and as far as I know, our best option is moving for work. From what I have been searching, these are the steps we need to do. I need ...
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South African moving to Ireland, practicing EU treaty rights

I'm currently planning to move to Ireland. My husband is in the UK and works there. I would like to know if it's possible that he continues to work in the UK while we rent a place in Ireland and I ...
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EEA Family permit online application

I am Nigerian and my son is Irish and goes to school in a UK boarding house. He is 16 and just started his A levels in September 2019. My husband and I are have been his carers since he was born, and ...
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Time period to renew GNIB

I am currently living in Ireland with a GNIB Stamp 2 permit, which will expire in about a month. Before this, I was given permission to stay for three months, but quickly got the GNIB card after a ...
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Can I land in Dublin and drive up to start my worker visa in Northern Ireland?

I am an American moving to Northern Ireland on a Tier 2 visa. On our official move date, do I need to land in Northern Ireland (UK) or can I land in Dublin and drive up? My concern is getting through ...
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Status of Irish critical skills permit if work from USA office on L1 visa

I am an Indian citizen and hence hold an Indian Passport. I am currently working in Ireland with critical skills employment permit which is valid for 2 years after which I do not need a permit to work ...
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Can I enter Ireland and work, using my German-issued refugee document?

I have a refugee document issued by Germany. Am I able to travel to Ireland and seek employment with just this, or do I need some sort of permission for that?
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Can Tier 2 General UK visa holders travel to Ireland without an Irish visa

I have a Tier 2 General UK visa which is valid until 2019. Can I travel to Ireland (Dublin, Belfast) without an Irish visa? It would be for a short holiday.
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Scientific Researcher Visa Application Letter

I have been offered a researcher position at a university in Ireland, and I preparing to apply for a researcher visa. One of the required documents is a letter of application. The letter of ...
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Would Ireland visa application affect a German student visa application?

I applied for an Ireland visa under Conference/Event sometime back. My visa not refused, but it was not granted and I was given the right to appeal and included missing documentation. I did not appeal ...
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Australian PTSD dependant on UK based partner - can I return?

I am an Australian who finished their Youth Mobility Visa in July 2016. I was diagnosed with PTSD 5 years ago. My partner is still in the UK proceeding with residency application - he has the right ...
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Is it possible for the spouse of an EU citizen to work in Ireland while the residence permit application is pending?

I am a spouse of an EU citizen and we are thinking of going to Ireland. I know if I want to stay there more than three months I have to get the Residence Card For a qualifying family member of a ...
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Ireland - Temporary consulting work needs visa?

Would I legally be able to do consulting work on location in Ireland during a short stay (visa-free under 3 months), billed to my home country as a foreign service provider (rather than being paid a ...
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Have any US citizens ever received refuge or political asylum in the Republic of Ireland?

From my online research I have not found any precedents, but the decent character of the Irish nation leads me to think that they would be very responsible and accommodating.
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Am I an Irish citizen / eligible for Irish citizenship?

I'm a Canadian citizen potentially relocating to the Czech Republic for a few months for my work and my employer is about to start the paperwork for a Czech visa but one thing I'm curious about... ...
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Can I bring my family if I get a working visa to Ireland?

If a citizen of the USA gets a working visa to Ireland, can he bring his wife and under 18 children?
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Irish Visa missing Document

I had come to realize after I submitted my online application for critical skills employment that I had not mentioned my refusal to the UK in September 2014 (I honestly forgot completely ). So I had ...
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I am a British citizen and I want to move to Ireland with my Thai wife

Currently, I live and work in Turkey with my Thai wife. I would like to move to Ireland with my wife. Is it hard to get a visa, how long does it take to get a visa and can we apply for the visa in ...
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Working from Ireland for a company in the Netherlands - Tax Bracket

So I work for a company in the Netherlands but I am working remotely from Ireland. I am currently being taxed 52% until I provide a BSN number. As far as I am aware to get this number I need to live ...
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Ireland student visa after UK tier 4 refused

I was refused a tiers 4 visa to the UK and any application will be automatically refused under a general ground refusals 320 (7A) (7B) using false document. Now I would like to make an appeal because ...
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Suggest cities to stay in Ireland, other than Dublin [closed]

I am an EU citizen of Asian origin and I'd like to spend a year or more in Ireland. I don't need to look for a job there, as I work online. I have never been to The Emerald Isle and I'd rather not to ...
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Where and how to find an internship in Ireland?

So, here's the situation. I'm a French student (studying web and computers) and I have an internship to do starting in February. For personnal reasons I'd like to travel abroad in an English-speaking ...
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Ireland Visa Minimum Finances Requirement

I have received a job offer from a university in Ireland, and I am currently in the process of applying for an Employment (Scientific Researcher) visa for Ireland. One of the required documents is an ...