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Intra-company transfer permit
Senior managers, key personnel or personnel undergoing a training programme may be issued with an intra-company transfer permit.
Applications are submitted to the Employment Permit Section of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at least 12 weeks before the proposed job commences.
You must complete the intra-company transfer permit application form.
Intra Company Transfer Employment Permits are strictly limited to the following eligible positions:
You must have been working for a minimum of six months with the overseas company prior to the transfer.
Current holders on an Intra-Corporate Transfer (ICT) Employment Permit can apply for a Green Card Employment Permit or Work Permit Employment Permit from within the State subject to normal criteria.
If a permit is issued, you must obtain a D-visa unless you are visa-exempt.
You must apply online unless you are already living in Ireland and are making a re-entry visa application.
An application can be made by the Host Organisation in Ireland or the transferee and should be accompanied by the appropriate fee and the following supporting documents:
The Host Organisation must be registered with the Office of the Revenue Commissioners and with either the Companies Registration Office, the Registrar of Friendly Societies or the Registrar of Business Names and must operate his/her trading in Ireland.
Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (visas)
Department of Justice and Equality
Department of Social Protection (DSP) Employment Services
Garda National Immigration Bureau
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Citizens Information (Coming to Work in Ireland)
Work Place Relations (Coming to Work in Ireland)