Ireland: Extension to the U.S. Ireland Working Holiday Scheme  

Last Updated on February 26, 2023

Key Points  

  • Ireland extended the U.S.-Ireland Working Holiday program, allowing students or recent graduates from both countries to live and work in either country 


The government of Ireland announced the extension to the U.S.-Ireland Working Holiday programme for an additional five-year period. Through this programme, Irish or U.S. citizens or permanent residents, who are students or recent graduates, are permitted to spend up to 12 months living and working in the U.S. or Ireland. 

What are the Changes?  

The government of Ireland has extended the U.S.-Ireland Working Holiday program for eligible students and recent graduates seeking work or internship opportunities abroad.  

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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