GNIB Card Stamp
The GNIB Card stamp denotes the basis on which permission to remain in the State is granted. The list is as follows;
Individuals entitled to work subject to the terms of the relevant valid employment permit
Students attending a recognised full-time course of at least one year. They are permitted to work for 20 hours a week during term time and full time (40 hours per week) during holidays
Students who are attending a course not recognised by the Department of Education and Science. They are not permitted to work.
Individuals who are not permitted to work. This includes visitors; retired people of independent means; ministers of religion and members of religious orders; and spouses and dependants of employment permit holders.
Individuals are permitted to work without an employment permit or business permission. Applies to spouses of Irish nationals; family members of EEA citizens; refugees and parents of an Irish citizen child who have been granted leave to remain.
Further detailed information regarding registration with the Garda National Immigration Bureau please refer to http://www.garda.ie/Controller.aspx?Page=31 or
Information and Support
For direct assistance on all matters regarding employment permits please contact either of our two dedicated HR Employment Permit Officers - Róisin Ui Fhloinn (ext. 7591) and/or Catriona Coffey (ext. 7386) in HR.