Ireland - Country Commercial Guide
Licensing Requirements for Professional Services

Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.

Last published date: 2021-10-08

Most non-EEA nationals must have an employment permit to work in Ireland.  The employment permits scheme is governed by the Employment Permits Acts 2003–2014.  Employment permits are issued by the Department of Enterprise Trade & Employment (DETE).  The following is the list of regulatory bodies, or government ministers, where registration or recognition of qualifications is required for the grant of an employment permit - https://enterprise.gov.ie/en/What-We-Do/Workplace-and-Skills/Employment-Permits/Employment-Permit-Eligibility/Registration-bodies-for-certain-employments/.