Moving to Ireland from the United States

Moving to Ireland from the United States

An established track-record of moving to Ireland from the United States

According to the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland there are currently 800 US firms operating in Ireland employing over 180,000 staff. While many may have considered that the COVID-19 pandemic brought all that to an end, the evidence shows that is not the case. In 2020, IDA Ireland secured 246 new investments creating 20,123 new jobs with 52% of these destined for outside Dublin. Ireland continues to punch above its weight when it comes to attracting the capital of some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies. US multinationals prefer to invest in markets and economies that are growing, and on this basis, Ireland easily stands out from the rest of Europe and many emerging markets. So you can be confident that Ireland will continue to be an attractive prospect for US investment.

The driver for moving to Ireland from the United States

In established operations in Ireland, many US companies are naturally keen to tap into the local and European talent pool to build their European operations. However, in order to build the linkage with the US business and establish a similar modus operandi in Ireland, it is important that some of the key staff in the US operation relocate to Ireland to support this crucial expansion. This is also a differentiating factor for large firms when recruiting top talent. Many ambitious executives are keen to work overseas and build their International capability.

Key supports for moving to Ireland from the United States

For the HR teams and their US employees it is critical that the process of moving staff into Ireland is as stress-free and seamless as possible for all concerned. At Ireland-Relocations that’s where our team step in to help. As a Destination Service Provider we work with HR teams and their employees to manage the whole moving process. This includes:

  • Arrival services to meet-and-greet you on arrival in Dublin and provide a driver to give you an initial orientation
  • Arranging Visa and Work permits with the local authorities to ensure you can legally work in Ireland
  • Tax Registration with the relevant tax authorities in Ireland
  • Home search to help you find your ideal home within your budget
  • School search to ensure that your children’s education and development is fully taken care of
  • International relocation management to handle the full logistics of your move from your US home to your new Irish home.

Our team go the extra mile to ensure that you can settle into your new environment and make a success of your relocation to Ireland. We have been delighted to play a key part in supporting some of these organisational moves over the last 10 years. If you are planning your next move to Ireland, talk to our team to discuss our well-proven and trusted employee mobility programme.

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