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Permissible Working Hours on a Student Visa

by Shane Mooney | Apr 29, 2024

You must have registered with ISD and received your IRP card- if you have not registered you are not eligible for work.

Under the conditions of a student visa (stamp 2) you can work up to 20 hours a week during term time.

This is extended up to 40 hours a week from June to September inclusive and from 15 December to 15 January. For more info on this - click here.

At all other times of the year the maximum allowable hours is 20 hours per week. This includes while doing dissertation or waiting for results.

Employer letters confirming the permissible working hours must be requested through the self-service desk. 

Once you have received your results and successfully completed your programme you will be able to apply for a 1G (Grad Visa) More info on 1G Visa - available here.