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Ireland Work Permit Renewal

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About the Irish Work Permit Renewal

General Information

The Irish Work Permit Renewal is granted to people who have a work permit in Ireland that is expiring, and they would like to continue working in the country.

Also known as the General Work Permit Renewal, it is valid for three years.

You should apply for the renewal within 16 weeks before your current permit is going to expire.

You will only be eligible for the Irish Work Permit Renewal if you currently hold an Irish Work Permit.

See the requirements below to find out if you’re eligible to renew your Irish Work Permit.


You can apply for this visa if:

  • You hold a valid General work permit
  • You are currently employed for the employer stated on the General work permit
  • You have complied with the permit condition

In order to apply for the work permit renewal for Ireland, you will be required to provide a number of documents. These may include:

  • Your passport
  • Your current Irish Residence Permit (IRP) or 'GNIB card'
  • Your Employment Permit
  • And more…
Ireland Work Permit Renewal Processing Time

Processing time for Ireland Work Permit Renewal depends on the Department.


General Employment Permit Renewal processing fee starts from

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