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De Facto Relationships - If you are an Unmarried couple, what documents to prepare for your move
Copyright: Christopher John Thorne
The things you may want to consider or do BEFORE
moving from South Africa to the Republic of Ireland
Visiting Ireland - As South African, what documents do I need to enter Ireland on holiday, business trip, conference or job interview?
Letter of Invitation - For family joining you later in Ireland/ Coming on Holiday/ Job Interview
Entry in to Ireland - To enter in to Ireland, what documents do I need and how does it work?
Flights from South Africa to Ireland (Baggage and allowances) - Airlines and routes from South Africa to Ireland
Documents for Ireland - A list of recommended documents to arrange before leaving South Africa
Paperwork at your fingertips - Links to forms needed in Ireland, that you may want to review whilst still in South Africa
Checklist of things to do before you move - We have produced a unique checklist of things to make sure you have done before leaving South Africa
Home Affairs contacts and Agents - A list of contacts and agents who deal with Home Affairs documents
Home Affairs Documents - Home Affairs documents and what is the difference between Abridged/Unabridged/Full and Vault?
South African Passport renewals in SA and Ireland - Vital information about passport renewals
Police Clearance, Tax Clearance and Driver's licence letter of Entitlement - Must have, good to have or don't bother?
Budgets - How to look at Budgeting your new life in Ireland
Employment - A few articles on CV writing, how to find work, getting employed and all things related to employment like, tax, pensions, USC, labour laws etc
Employment - A basic review of your CV and finding work in Ireland
Getting Employed: CV writing and Recruiters - A more indepth look at your CV and finding work in Ireland, recruiters and bodies that may need registration
Work permits going deeper into the information and getting a job offer whilst still in SA - A deeper look at finding employment for a work permit holder, but may have some helpful tips for EU/Irish/British passport holders too
Labour laws - We look at labour laws you may not be familiar with as well as things that work a bit differently to what we are used to
PSRI, USC, Tax, Pensions and Customs and Revenue - A more detailed look at deductions and pensions
How to find work in Ireland in certain careers (BLOGS) - Registering with certain bodies and finding work from our Facebook members
What should I or can I bring with me to Ireland? - A guide on shipping goods to Ireland and what you should brin gor leave, and on Customs when you fly into Ireland and what you can or can't bring with you
Copyright: Megan Paine
The things you may need to do once you are in Ireland
Setting up Home - From how to find a house, how to avoid housing scams, what is the housing crisis, how to find a home that accepts pets, the RTB and who they are and what they do, how to buy a home, BER ratings, setting up utlity bills, how to use a boiler, gas/ electric/ oil/ solar, pre-pay vs bills, waste removal, getting TV set up, TV licence, Internet and Mobile phones, insurances, and why are utility bills so important
PPS number - What is a PPS number and how and when can I apply for one?
Driving in Ireland and everything related to it - Owning a car, exchanging licence, Motor tax, NCT, Car seats, Learner's licence, License codes and categories, Penalty points, Road Rules and Car Insurance
Banking in Ireland - Everything relating to Banking in Ireland
The public transport system - Buses, Trains and Taxis in Ireland
Children in Ireland (& Education) - Everything to do with rearing children and education: Several articles about Children, schooling, home schooling, the costs of children, special needs children, tertiary education, types of schools, ECCE, childcare, child benefit etc
Medical in Ireland - Medical in Ireland, how it works, where to get assistance, Maternity and Private medical
Starting a Business in Ireland - The ins and outs of starting a business in Ireland: Which stamps have persmission to run a business in Ireland, South African Passport holders and business, EU/Irish/British & Stamp4, Stamp4EUFam, Stamp5, and business, Food businesses in Ireland
Family Reunification Document - Extended family members of Irish and Work permit holders, we have gone through this 71 page document page by page with a breakdown and information. For Eu passport holders and British passport holders your family reunification is held under a different set of rules. (See Information by your passport type)
Animals and Plants - Read blogs from people who have brought pets and "pet plants" into Ireland in the blogs section. What do you need to know about owning a pet in Ireland.
Habitual Residence, Means Testing, Benefits, Permanent residency, Naturalisation Wills, Death, Guardianship and Residency - What is Habitual Residence, Means Testing, Benefits, Permanent residency and Naturalisation
Living in Ireland:
Motivation or Support, or getting to know Ireland- various articles and Blogs
Copyright: Vicky Moolman
Motivational blogs by our members:
Copyright: Lara Moolman
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