Joining from overseas

Engineering is an international industry and we welcome engineers from across the world into the Engineers Ireland Community.

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Engineering is vital to achieving a sustainable and successful future for Ireland

Working as an engineer in Ireland

Engineers Ireland is your engineering community in Ireland. If you’re considering moving here to work as an engineer, you will need the following:

  • The right to work in Ireland
  • A relevant engineering qualification
  • To join as an Engineers Ireland member, that qualification should be recognised through our international agreements or else we’ll have to individually assess your prior qualifications, skills and experience.

Mutual Recognition Agreements

If you have achieved an equivalent title that Engineers Ireland has a mutual recognition agreement you may be able to apply for a mutual recognition of your title.

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You can begin your application for membership with Engineers Ireland at any stage. Our membership team is happy to help with any questions you may have – call us on (01) 665 1334 or email us.

Verified International Applications 


If you don’t have verified digital records of academic documents for prior studies, including English translated documents, and wish to obtain during your application for Membership, you can select Digitary VIA when requested during your submission. 

This will enable you to obtain your verified digital records that can help fast-track your application. The Digitary VIA option includes a one-off charge. 

This documentation will be yours to use and will be widely accepted for verification by Engineering Employers while in Ireland and other countries.

Find an engineering job
Our Jobs Desk lists the vacancies available with engineering organisations across Ireland.