- Residents of the EU do not require a visa to enter Ireland.
- In addition, residents of some 60 other countries do not need a visa.
- In most cases a valid passport is sufficient for a stay of up to 3 months.
- Before arriving in Ireland, a visitor should make sure that his/her passport is valid for at least another 6 months.
- In the case of countries that require an entry visa into Ireland, the visa is usually valid for a period of 6 - 12 months.
Ireland Work Permits
- A foreign resident who is interested in working in Ireland must obtain a work permit.
- A work permit is granted, subject to an investigation to ensure that the matter concerns a skilled worker who will not present a threat to local employment or employment of workers from the EU.
- A work permit is granted only when the applicant is outside Ireland when he/she makes the application.
- The work permit is granted for a maximum of one year with an option to extend it as necessary.
- An EU resident does not require a visa to work in Ireland.
A work permit in Ireland is not required in the following cases:
- Training in Ireland - Workers who come to Ireland for professional training that does not exceed 3 years, must be equipped with a legal authorization from their overseas employer as well as from the body that will host them in Ireland.
- A worker of a multi-national company - Employees of multi-national companies who come to Ireland for up to 4 years must have a letter from the multi-national company administration.
- The spouse of an Irish resident.
- The parent of an Irish resident.
Hungary Work PermitsAn application for a work permit will be submitted by the employer through an employment center in Hungary.
No work permit is needed by any of the following:
- A person whose work has its origin in an agreement between 2 states.
- A diplomat or a person who work for certain international bodies.
- Senior employees in businesses that are in partnership with overseas bodies.
- Students and lecturers in institutes for higher education.
- Church workers