Ireland Working Holiday Visa Information
Citizens of full European
(EEA) Member Countries are able to live and work in Ireland without
a visa or work permit.
Ireland currently has working holiday agreements
with Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan and Hong Kong. Full time students or recent
graduates from South Africa can apply for a special work visa valid for up
to 4 months. See SASTS
Canadian citizens should contact SWAP
(Student Work Abroad Programme, Ca) which administers the programme on behalf of the Irish Embassy in Ottawa. Information
and application forms are available from their website.
Although Australian applicants can obtain the visa from the Department of
Foreign Affairs in Dublin, New Zealand applicants applying for an Irish Working
Holiday Authority must be resident in New Zealand at the time of application
and receipt of the Authority,
Working Holiday Guidelines:
* Applicants must be between the age of 18 and 30 who are single, or married
* Hold a valid passport of an agreement country
* Applicants must have sufficient funds to support themselves
* Successful applicants should ensure that they have adequate medical insurance
* Must not engage in work with any one employer for a period in excess of
When granted a visa you are permitted to any kind of work of a temporary or
casual nature in Ireland.
Australian, New Zealand, Japan And Hong Kong Citizens: More
Information On Working Holiday Visas and Application
form available at The Irish Department
Affairs Web Site
None Of The Above Categories Apply, you will need a Work
potential employer must make the application and they have to prove that efforts
have been made to fill the position from within the EU/EEC.
Permits are generally only arranged for qualified people in sectors where skills
are in demand.
The categories are Information and Computing
Technology Professionals and Technicians, Architects, Engineers, Quantity and
Building Surveyors, Town Planners and Registered Nurses.
General Ireland Visa Information
If you intend to visit Ireland, on holiday, a business trip, to study, work, volunteer or as an emigrant you should get up to date and accurate information from the official website of Ireland Department
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For up to date information on visa requirements, you can also check with the Embassy or Consulate of Ireland before you travel.
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