As an intra-corporate transferee, you must obtain:
- a valid entry visa (if necessary);
- an Intra-Company Transfer Employment Permit; and
- a certificate of registration issued by GNIB/local Immigration Officer after you arrive in Ireland.
Where and how to apply
Intra-Company Transfer Employment Permit
You must have been working for a minimum of six months with the overseas company prior to the transfer, or, in the case of personnel undertaking training, for one month or more.
Current holders on an Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) Employment Permit can apply for a Critical Skills Employment Permit or Genearl Employment Permit Employment Permit from within the State subject to normal criteria.
Applications for Intra-Company Transfer Employment Permits must be made by the Irish company involved in the intra-company transfer (the ‘connected person’) and should be accompanied by the appropriate fee and the following supporting documents:
The connected person 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.
|Duration of validity of permits||The duration of your intra company transfer permit may be for a defined period depending on the reason for transfer. It can be initially granted for a maximum period of 24 months and may be extended upon application to a maximum stay of five years.|
|Further requirements||Following admission to Ireland, you must register with your local immigration officer and obtain a certificate of registration.|
If you are in Dublin this is with the Garda National Immigration Bureau. Otherwise you should register with the District Headquarters in other Garda districts.
|Further information||More on intra-corporate transfers|
More on visas
More on registration
Current holders of Intra Company Transfer Employment Permits and Contract Service Provider Employment Permits can now apply for other types of Employment Permit subject to the normal criteria.
No information available at the moment.
- 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)