Work for 14 days or less in any job or internship

You must request temporary permission to work in Ireland when you arrive at border control if:

  • Your work or internship here starts and ends within a single 14 day period
  • You will be paid to perform (eg at a concert) or take part in a tournament within a single 14 day period

You do not need an Employment Permit or other working permission.

Find out how to prepare for border control, if you need a visa & more. These can affect your application in important ways.


Note: If you are a doctor, you must register with the Medical Council of Ireland to work for 14 days or less. Read more about working as a doctor.







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Updated: 15 September 2017

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Page history

15 September 2017

Text added for paid performances or tournaments within a single 14 day period

9 December 2016

Page re-formatted.