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12 weeks lead to get work permit

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jesse1
8/5/2019 16:41 EST

I've been doing much research regarding getting a critical skills work permit so I can live in work in Ireland. One of the requirements is the work permit must be applied for 12 weeks before start of employment.

Logistically, this sounds unreasonable when negotiating a job offer. For most jobs I've received offers, they want me to start in 2-3 weeks. How can I ask for 12 weeks and not be laughed off?

Perhaps its different if they know I will need a work permit...I guess I'd just like to hear from someone who has done it.

I'm from the US and luckily work for a very large international company. Plan A is requesting a transfer with them, but I want to be prepared to apply on the open market as well.

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Muddled
8/6/2019 13:27 EST

There's a possibility of an "intra-company transfer" permit that may work for you if you and your current organisation qualify:
https://dbei.gov.ie/en/What-We-Do/Workplace-and-Skills/Employment-Permits/Permit-Types/Intra-Company-Transfer-Employment-Permit/

from what I read you still need private health insurance. Good luck

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