Ireland: New Jobs Added to the Critical Skills Occupation List

June 23, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points 

  • The Irish government expanded the list of jobs included under the Critical Skills Occupation List on 20 June 2022  

Overview  

On 20 June 2022, the government of Ireland announced changes to the employment permit system, including updating the Critical Skills Occupations List for Employment Permits, particularly for professions in health and science. This will allow more individuals from countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom to apply for an employment permit under additional occupations. The Critical Skills Occupation List is designed to attract highly skilled workers from outside of the EEA and fill skills gaps in the Irish economy.  

What are the Changes?  

The Irish government expanded the list of jobs included under the Critical Skills Occupation List. The new list includes occupations of Pharmacists, Cardiac Physiologists, Medical Scientists, Occupational Therapists and more.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Ireland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.

 

About the Author

Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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