Thursday, 20 June 2019

Questions (132)

Bernard Durkan


132. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation if an application for a work permit will be considered in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26006/19]

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Written answers (Question to Business)

There does not appear to be current employment permit applications for either of these persons.

Applications for an employment permit by the persons concerned will be considered should such applications be made, subject to those applications fulfilling all relevant criteria.

In order to apply for an employment permit a non-EEA national must have a secured a job offer for an eligible occupation from an Irish registered employer.

Details on how to apply for an employment permit are available on my Department's website at the following link -

In order to assist with the application process, the Department has produced a suite of information including various checklist documents, a ‘User Guide' to our online application system and a comprehensive FAQ Document which answers the most common queries received regarding employment permits. All this information can be found in the Employment Permit section of my Department’s website at