Permission to work as a researcher

Apply for permission to work as a researcher via the schemes or programmes described below.

Find out how to prepare for border control, if you need a visa & more. These can affect your application in important ways.

Hosting Agreement Scheme

Apply via the Hosting Agreement Scheme for permission to work.

A job based on the Hosting Agreement Scheme may last from 3 months to 5 years.

Atypical Working Scheme

You may be eligible to apply via the Atypical Working Scheme for permission to work, if you do not have a Hosting Agreement.

Permission will only be granted for a job with a skill shortage in Ireland.

Permission is for 1 year maximum and cannot be renewed.



If you have questions, contact us.

Updated: 9 December 2016

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