For  outside UE citizens

Acts required to obtain a visa for a citizen at a Romanian employer are the following:

  • Motivated request of the employer
  • Proof of empowerment – the employer will empower, under the law, a person to represent him for obtaining a work permit;
  • Certificate of registration at the trade registry office, in original and copy;
  • The Certificate of Attestation issued by the Trade Register Office, which shows that no record of mentions related to the existence of a final court judgment for the commission of the offenses by the sole associate or, as the case may be, of the associates, or unfolding or declaring bankruptcy;
  • The fiscal attestation certificate issued by the public finance administration in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer has its headquarters, regarding the current payment of the obligations to the state budget for the last quarter;
  • The certificate issued by the employment agency in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer is based, regarding the vacancy available to the employer according to the legal provisions;
  • Job description, job descriptions and vacancies;
  • Proof of publishing the vacancy announcement in a large circulation newspaper (newspaper cut-off);
  • Firm offer of employment from the employing company;
  • Copy of the minutes of the selection for filling vacant posts (it will contain data on the selection, the number of candidates and the reason why the current candidate was selected);
  • Curriculum vitae of the alien, which also contains the declaration on his own responsibility that he has no criminal record, that he is medically fit to be employed and that he has minimal knowledge of the Romanian language;
  • Copy of the study document necessary for the employment or the job for which the issuance of the work permit is requested, translated and legalized according to the law; the diplomas, certificates and scientific titles issued abroad in the educational system shall be accompanied by the certificate of recognition issued by the Ministry of Education and Research, under the conditions provided by the legislation in the field;
  • Documents attesting to the obtaining in Romania or another EU Member State of the professional qualification necessary for the occupation of the position for which the issuance of the work permit is required.
  • Copy of the border crossing document (passport, travel document, etc.), valid, of the foreigner and, as the case may be, a copy of the residence permit in Romania;
  • Two 3/4 photos of the foreigner
  • The judicial record or other document of the same legal value issued abroad by the authorities of the country of origin or residence.
  • The certificate of non criminal record of the employing firm.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO OBTAIN THE WORK APPROVAL

  • motivated request;
  • the registration certificate from the National Trade Register Office, in copy and original;
  • the certificate of proof issued by the Trade Register Office, which shows that there have been no requests for the registration of mentions relating to the existence of a final court judgment for the commission of crimes by the sole partner or, as the case may be, by the associates, in connection with the activity it carries out or the declaration of bankruptcy;
  • the fiscal attestation issued by the public finance administration in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer has its headquarters, regarding the payment of the obligations to the state budget at the end of the quarter concluded before the filing of the application;
  • the certificate issued by the employment agency in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer is based, on the vacancy available to the vacancy communicated by the employer according to the legal provisions, no later than 60 days prior to the filing of the application;
  • job description, job descriptions and vacancies;
  • proof of publication of the vacancy notice in a large circulation newspaper;
  • firm offer of employment from the firm;
  • a copy of the minutes drawn up following the selection made for filling vacant posts;
  • the curriculum vitae of the foreigner, which also contains the declaration on his own responsibility that he is medically fit to be employed and has minimal knowledge of the Romanian language;
  • criminal record or other document with the same legal value issued by the authorities of the country of origin or residence;
  • the criminal record of the firm to which the foreigner is to be employed;
  • Attestation of recognition of the studies necessary for the occupation of the position for which the issuance of the work permit issued by the Ministry of Education, Research and Youth is required, under the conditions provided by the relevant legislation or the diploma issued by educational institutions accredited in Romania where appropriate, documents attesting to the obtaining in Romania or another Member State of the European Union of the professional qualification necessary for the occupation of the position for which the issuance of the work permit is requested;

WORK APPROVAL FOR QUALIFIED WORKERS – gives you the right to work under a valid employment contract, concluded for a period of at least one year, to a natural or legal person in Romania, on a highly qualified job.

The documents that the employer must submit to the territorial units of the General Inspectorate for Immigration for obtaining the work permit are:

  • Motivated request of the employer (model is indicative);
  • Proof of empowerment – any person who is the representative of the employer, under the terms of the law;
  • Certificate of registration at the trade registry office, in original and in original;
  • The Certificate of Attestation issued by the Trade Register Office, which shows that no requests for the mention of the existence of a final court judgment for committing offenses by the sole associate or, as the case may be, associates, were made in connection with the activity which it carries out or when declaring bankruptcy;
  • The copy of the valid employment contract or the firm offer of employment on a highly qualified job;
  • The fiscal attestation issued by the public finance administration in which the employer has its headquarters, regarding the payment of the obligations to the state budget for the last quarter;
  • The certificate issued by the employment agency in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer has its headquarters, with regard to the vacancy available to the vacancy communicated by the employer according to the legal provisions, no later than 60 days prior to the filing of the application;
  • Attestation of recognition of the studies necessary for the occupation of the position for which the issuance of the work permit issued by the Ministry of Education, Research and Youth is required, under the conditions provided by the legislation in question, or the diploma of education issued by educational institutions accredited in Romania, regulated professions as well as for unregulated professions;
  • The diploma of trained and legalized studies of the alien for whom the issue of the work permit is required to prove that a postgraduate or higher education qualification is required to occupy the position for which the vacancy notice is requested, both for regulated professions and in the case of unregulated professions;
  • In the case of regulated professions, as the case may be, documents evidencing the acquisition in Romania or in another Member State of the European Union, following a professional experience with a level of knowledge comparable to those in post-secondary or higher education, higher professional qualification necessary for the occupation of the position for which the issuance of the work permit is requested;
  • Curriculum vitae of the alien and two 3/4 photos of the alien;
  • The copy of the valid border crossing document of the foreigner and, as the case may be, the permit for the residence permit in Romania;

Legal situations where you do not need a work permit

If you fall into one of the following categories, you may be employed in Romania by a natural or legal person without going through the procedure for obtaining a work permit from the General Inspectorate for Immigration.

However, it is necessary to pass through the other stages: obtaining the long stay visa, concluding the individual employment contract or detachment, as the case may be, obtaining the residence permit for employment.

  1. You have a permanent right of permanent residence in Romania;
  2. You are part of the category of foreign citizens whose access to the Romanian labor market is governed by agreements, conventions or bilateral agreements concluded by Romania with other States, if this possibility is established by the text of the agreement, convention or agreement;
  3. You have acquired a form of protection in Romania; For example, if you are tolerated, for as long as you have approved the toleration of staying on the territory of Romania;
  4. You are asylum seekers, after one year from the date of filing the asylum application, if you are still in the procedure of termination of a form of protection;
  5. There are to be carried out on the territory of Romania temporary activities requested by ministries or other institutions of the central or local public administration or by administrative authorities autonomous;
  6. You are appointed Head of Branch, Representative or Branch Office in Romania companies that have their headquarters abroad, according to the acts provided by the legislation Romanian in this respect;
  7. You are a family member of a Romanian citizen;
  8. You are employed by a company based in one of the EU / EEA member states or in the Swiss Confederation and you are posted to Romania (you will need to present your residence permit from that state).
  9. Carry out didactic, scientific or other specific activities with a character temporarily in institutions accredited in Romania, based on bilateral agreements, or as a holder of a right of residence for carrying out scientific research activities and highly qualified personnel, based on the order of the minister of education, research and youth, as well as foreigners who perform artistic activities in cultural institutions in Romania, based on the order of the Minister of Culture.

OBTAINING WORK PERMIT – 45 DAYS

If you intend to work in Romania and you have the citizenship of a state outside the European Union, you will need to find an employer, a natural or legal person, willing to hire you. This employer will have to get a work permit for you. You can be employed in Romania with only one employer.

The employer will obtain the work permit from the territorial units of the General Inspectorate for Immigration in the county in which he has his registered office.

For this, he will submit a series of documents. When the work permit is approved, the employer pays a fee of 100 euros in order to get the work permit.

If you use our services we can obtain your work permit in 30-45 business days from the moment you provide all the necessary documents.

The following documents are required in order to obtain a work permit:

  • The certificate of registration at the trade registry office, in original and copy (or a certified copy);
  • The Certificate issued by the Trade Register Office, which shows that no record of mentions related to the existence of a final court judgment for the commission of crimes by the single associate or, as the case may be, of the associates, or unfolding or declaring bankruptcy;
  • The fiscal attestation certificate issued by the public finance administration in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer has its headquarters, regarding the current payment of the obligations to the state budget for the last quarter;
  • The certificate issued by the employment agency in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer is based, regarding the vacancy available to the employer according to the legal provisions;
  • Job description;
  • Proof of publishing the vacancy announcement in a daily newspaper
  • Firm offer of employment from the employing company;
  • Copy of the minutes of the selection for filling vacant posts (it will contain data on the selection, the number of candidates and the reason why the current candidate was selected);
  • Curriculum vitae of the foreigner, which also contains the declaration on his own responsibility that he has no criminal record, that he is medically fit to be employed and that he has minimal knowledge of the Romanian language;
  • Legalized copy of the study required for the employment or the job for which the work permit is required, translated and legalized under the law;
  • Copy of valid passport of foreigner and, as the case may be, copy of residence permit in Romania;
  • Two 3/4 photos
  • The certificate of non- criminal record or other document of the same legal value issued abroad by the authorities of the country of origin or residence.
  • The certificate of non- criminal record of the employer

The long-stay visa is required for a period of 90 days with one or more trips.

The long stay visa allows foreigners entering Romania to apply for the extension of the temporary residence right and to obtain a residence permit.

The visa fee is 120 Euro.

For the long stay visa, the General Inspectorate for Immigration issues the notice within 30 days from the date of receipt of the application.

Types of visa:

The long stay visa is granted by the diplomatic missions and consular offices of Romania, with the approval of the National Visa Center, only after obtaining the opinion of the General Inspectorate for Immigration.

The long-stay visa is granted depending on the activity the foreigner is to pursue in Romania for the following purposes:

Long-stay visa for business activities
Long stay visa for employment (working)
Long stay visa for studies
Long stay visa for family reunification
Long stay visa for other purposes

Short-stay visa allows you to request entry on the Romanian territory for reasons other than immigration, for an uninterrupted stay or for several stays whose duration should not exceed 90 days within any period of 180 days preceding each day of stay in Romania. This type of visa can be issued with one or more entries.

The short stay visa is granted by the diplomatic missions and consular offices of Romania.

The right to stay in Romania granted to the foreign citizen by the short stay visa cannot be extended.

The visa fee is 60 Euro

The term of issue for granting the short stay visa with the approval of the General Inspectorate for Immigration is 7 working days of receipt of the request, and in duly justified cases the deadline may be extended by another 7 days.

The list of countries for whose citizens, holders of simple passports, the entry visa is required to enter in Romania (EC Regulation No. 539/2001, as subsequently amended and supplemented – Annex 1).

The list of countries for whose citizens, holders of simple passports, the entry visa is not mandatory to enter in Romania (for stays of no more than 3 months) (EC Regulation No. 539/2001, as subsequently amended and supplemented – Annex 2).

I. Special conditions for granting short-stay visa for foreigners coming from countries that are not part of the list for whose citizens the invitation procedure approved by the General Inspectorate for Immigration is required.

Types of visa

  • Tourism
  • Visit
  • Business
  • Transport
  • Sport Activities
  • Cultural, scientific, humanitarian, medical treatment of short duration or other activities that do not breach Romanian laws

II. Special conditions for granting short-stay visa for foreigners coming from countries that are part of the list for whose citizens the invitation procedure approved by the General Inspectorate for Immigration is required (see the list), according to the MAE Order no.2013 / 2008

Invitation Procedure

Foreigners, simple passports owners, may be given a short-stay visa with one or more entries if they present to the diplomatic missions and consular offices a written invitation (Computer Center invitation model) from an individual or a legal entity, from which it results that this will ensure the removal costs, if the foreigner does not leave Romania until the date of termination of the right of residence established by the visa, for the following purposes:

  • Visit
  • Tourism
  • Business

The invitation is filled in two copies and then submitted to the territorial unit of the General Inspectorate for Immigration for approval.

Invitations are approved within 60 days from the submission date.

If approved, a copy of the invitation will be handed to the inviter, who will forward it to the invited foreigner who will then present it, in original, to the diplomatic missions or the consular office where the request for the Romanian visa was made. The foreigner must apply for a visa within 30 days of the approval of the invitation.

Fees for invitations processing

Expenses incurred for the removal of foreigners from Romania are borne by the natural or legal person who made the invitation. The invitation is an enforceable title if the invited foreigner does not leave Romania until the date of termination of the visa right established by the visa.

III. Exceptions to the invitation procedure

Foreigners who fall within the situations listed below may apply for a short stay visa without presenting the invitation approved by the General Inspectorate for Immigration.

  1. Visa granted with the prior notice of the General Inspectorate for Immigration without the invitation procedure
  2. Visa granted without the approval of the General Inspectorate for Immigration and without the invitation procedure

SPONSOR’S WIFE/HUSBAND

(At the first extension of the right of residence, it is no longer necessary to present the documents that were filed on the occasion of the request for admission to Romania).

  1. request
  2. the border crossing document – copy and original;
  3. the marriage certificate issued by the competent authorities, translated and legalized / apostilled – copy and original;
  4. the sponsor’s written statement or other documents showing that there is no state of greatness or polygamy
  5. the sponsor’s written statement that they will live together
  6. proof of the legal possession of the living space
  7. proof of maintenance
  8. proof of social security
  9. medical certificate
  10. taxes

MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY OF THE SPONSOR

  1. request
  2. the border crossing document – copy and original;
  3. the birth certificate or other documents proving the link of the deed issued by the competent authorities, translated and over-legalized / apostilled – copy and original;
  4. the sponsor’s written statement that they will live together. Grade I relatives may reside separately from the sponsor.
  5. Authentication statement / document issued by a medical institution
  6. proof of the legal possession of the living space
  7. proof of maintenance
  8. proof of social security
  9. medical certificate
  10. taxes

Foreigners who are beneficiaries of refugee status or of subsidiary protection claiming family reunification do not have to present documents showing the ownership of the living space, the means of maintenance or proof of social health insurance

ALIENS MARRIED WITH ROMANIAN CITIZENS

  1. request
  2. Border crossing document (original / copy);
  3. The identity document of the Romanian citizen (original / copy);
  4. Marriage certificate issued by the Romanian authorities (original / copy);
  5. Written statement stating that the alien has not yet completed another marriage;
  6. Proof of the legal possession of the living space at the address where he declares his residence on the territory of Romania
  7. proof of social security
  8. medical certificate
  9. taxes

ALIENS LIVING WITH ROMANIAN CITIZENS

  1. request
  2. Border crossing document (original / copy);
  3. The identity document of the Romanian citizen (original / copy);
  4. The birth certificate of the child, a Romanian citizen, resulting from the cohabitation between the applicant and the Romanian citizen (original / copy) and the Romanian citizen’s statement that they are living together;
  5. Proof of the legal possession of the living space at the address where he declares his residence on the territory of Romania
  6. Documents showing that both the foreigner and the Romanian citizen are unmarried
  7. proof of social security
  8. medical certificate
  9. taxes

FAMILY MEMBERS:

* CHILDREN OF THE ROMANIAN CITIZEN, THE SOCIETY OR THE PARTNER, INCLUDING THE ADDED WHO HAVE NOT COMPLETED 21 YEARS AGAINST THE SERVICE OF THE ROMANIAN CITIZEN, HIS SOCIETY OR PARTNER.

  1. request
  2. Border crossing document (original / copy);
  3. The identity document of the Romanian citizen (original / copy);
  4. the birth certificate or other documents proving the link of the deceased issued by the competent authorities, translated and over-legalized / apostilled – copy and original;
  5. Declaration of the Romanian citizen from which it results that they live together;
  6. Proof of the legal possession of the living space at the address where he declares his residence on the territory of Romania
  7. proof of social security
  8. medical certificate
  9. Taxes

* RUDE OF THE SECOND DEGREE IN THE ASSIGNED LINE OF THE ROMANIAN CITIZEN OR HIS SOCIETY

  1. request
  2. Border crossing document (original / copy);
  3. The identity document of the Romanian citizen (original / copy);
  4. Documents proving the relationship of origin (original / copy);
  5. Proof of the legal possession of the living space
  6. proof of social security
  7. medical certificate
  8. Taxes

GIVING THE INDEPENDENT SITUATION RIGHT

  1. request
  2. the border crossing document – (original and copy);
  3. the previously issued temporary residence permit;
  4. documents evidencing that there is one of the situations provided in art. 64 par. 1 and par. 2 from O.U.G. no. 194/2002 on the regime of foreigners in Romania, republished
  5. proof of the legal possession of the living space
  6. proof of maintenance
  7. proof of social security
  8. medical certificate
  9. Taxes

1. Citizens of the Member States of the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).

The entry of the EU/EEA citizens on the Romanian territory is permitted at all border crossing points which are open for people transit if you present a valid national identity document, passport or other document issued under the current Emergency Ordinance for the European Union citizens, without the entry stamp of the border police in any of these documents.

2. Family members who are not EU / EEA citizens

Family members who are not EU / EEA citizens may enter in Romania through all border crossing points which are open for people transit if you present a passport and a valid visa, excepting the case where the obligation to obtain the visa is abolished by law.

The entry visa for family members who are not EU/ EEA citizens in granted, upon request, by Romanian diplomatic missions and consular offices, with prior approval of the National Visa Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, within 48 hours and without payment of consular fees.

To obtain the entry visa, family members who are not citizens of the EU/ EEA must present the following documents:

  1. application form;
  2. valid passport;
  3. passport or identity card of a EU / EEA citizen, original and copy. If EU/ EEA citizen is already on the Romanian territory, a copy of the passport or identity card as well as the copy of the document certifying the residence of the EU/ EEA citizen on the territory of Romania, certified according to the original by the Romanian Immigration Office;
  4. if applicable, the following documents:
    • marriage certificate or kinship documents with the EU / EEA citizen for family members;
    • documents issued by authorities of the country of origin of the visa applicant that can prove that the person is a family member of the EU / EEA citizen, but does not fall within the definition of art. 2 par. (1) point 3 of OUG no.102/2005 with subsequent amendments and completions, is dependent upon him / her or cohabitates with the EU / EEA citizen or is in a situation where, for serious medical reasons, he needs the EU/ EEA citizen’s care;
    • document attesting that the individual’s partnership with the EU / EEA citizen was registered in the EU/ EEA state, if registered partnership, or documents certifying that the visa applicant has a long-standing relationship of cohabitation with the EU / EEA citizen, if not a registered partnership;

If the family member who is not a citizen of the European Union holds a valid document attesting residence in another Member State as a family member of an EU citizen, is exempt from the requirement to obtain an entry visa. The border police authorities do not apply the entry or exit stamp in the passport of persons in this category.

STUDY IN ROMANIA FOR STUDIES

You can obtain a long-stay visa for studies as a student, student, master, doctorand or student exchange program. The institution you are going to study may be state or private, provided that it is accredited according to the law. The visa is also granted to foreigners admitted to studies on the basis of the international documents to which Romania is a party.

To obtain the long-stay visa, you must submit the following documents:

As a student, student, master or doctorand:

  • proof of acceptance of studies issued by the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sport, which show that you will attend a day-long education;
  • proof of payment of the study fee for at least one year of study;
  • proof of the means of maintenance, in the amount of at least the minimum net monthly salary for the entire period enrolled in the visa;
  • criminal record certificate or other document of the same legal value; – medical insurance during the validity period of the visa;
  • the consent of the parents or guardian regarding the stay for studies in the territory of Romania, if the alien is a minor.

If you participate in an exchange program for students:

  • proof of acceptance of studies issued by the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sport, which show that you will attend a day-long education;
  • evidence of participation in a student exchange program, conducted by an organization established under the law and recognized for this purpose;
  • evidence from the student exchange organization that it will provide the means of maintenance and possible costs of removal;
  • medical insurance during the validity period of the visa;
  • proof of accommodation for a family selected by the student exchange organization and having a living space considered normal for a family in Romania;
  • the consent of the parents or guardian regarding the stay for studies in the territory of Romania, if the alien is a minor.

Permission to stay

After entering Romania you must obtain a residence permit. It certifies your right to stay in Romania and you can obtain it from the territorial formations of the Romanian Immigration Office in the county where you live. To obtain a residence permit, you will personally submit a series of documents (you will also receive the image) at least 30 days before the visa has expired.

To extend the right of residence (obtaining a residence permit) for studies, you must submit the following documents

If you are a student, student master or doctoral student:

  • request
  • the border crossing document (passport, travel title, etc.) original and copy;
  • letter of acceptance to study – only the first extension of the right of residence is requested;
  • the certificate issued by the educational institution;
  • proof of the means of maintenance in the amount of at least the minimum net salary on the economy, for the entire period of validity of the residence permit;
  • proof of the legal possession of the living space (original and copy);
  • medical certificate;
  • taxes.

If you are attending an exchange program for students:

  • request
  • the border crossing document (passport, travel title, etc.) original and copy;
  • the certificate issued by the educational institution;
  • documents showing that the alien participates in an exchange program for pupils conducted by an institution established under the law and recognized for this purpose;
  • documents showing that the organization is established and recognized, in accordance with the law;
  • certificate from the exchange organization of students;
  • medical certificate;
  • taxes.

Prolonging the right of temporary sojourn for studies

The foreigner that entered Romania in order to study may request the prolongation of the right to sojourn for the same purpose in the following conditions:

  1. he is recorded at an educational unit or institution belonging to the state or particular accredited;
  2. proves that he paid the study charges for the entire school year;
  3. proves that he owns the maintenance means, of a value of 250 euro per month, on the period of the validity of the sojourning permit.

The right of temporary sojourn for studies may be prolonged with at least 60 days after the graduation of the studies, with a view to defining the school or universitary situation and to noticing the studies documents.

In the situation in which the foreigner did not graduate a year of studies out of cases imputable to him, the Authority for foreigners may not prolong the right of temporary sojourn.

Change of the study profile

The foreigner that was granted or prolonged, as the case may be, the right to sojourn for the purpose to study in Romania may change the study profile or the professional specialization, in accordance with the valid legislation, on the condition that the whole term of sojourn, provided for the initial studies shall not be surpassed.

The foreigners that were granted the right to sojourn for the purpose to study may work in order to complete the maintenance means only with a reduced programme(4 hours/per day). The working activity carried out is not considered as a reason for issuing a sojourning permit for work.

Scholars of the Romanian state

The foreigners that entered Romania for the purpose to study, scholars of the Romanian state, may benefit from the prolongation of the right to sojourn, without being necessary to present the proof of the maintenance means and of the study charges.

MANAGER VISA

If you come as a manager of a company, you have to prove that you have cumulatively fulfilled the following conditions: you are the manager of the firm; at the date of the request you are not a shareholder or shareholder of the company or other Romanian legal person; these qualities in the last 2 years. Other conditions to be fulfilled: there is no other foreign national who has obtained a right of residence for this purpose, and the company has made a capital injection or technology transfer of at least 50,000 euros.

Long-stay visa for business activities

This type of visa is granted on the basis of the specialized technical advice issued by the Ministry of Environment for Business, Commerce and Entrepreneurship (MMACA) to aliens who are shareholders or associates with leadership or management attributions of commercial companies, legal persons Romanian Government, which is to make an investment under the terms of this article.

The opinion of MCAA is granted to aliens who cumulatively fulfill the following conditions:

  1. presents a business plan that will include data on: the identification of the company, the object of its activity, the object and the value of the investment, the estimated number of new jobs and the stages of their creation, the stages of the investment process and the related amounts the location of the investment, the duration of the investment and its depreciation, the projection of the financial activity for a period of minimum 3 years;
  2. they prove, by a single account statement issued by a bank in Romania on behalf of the natural person who is a foreign citizen requesting the opinion, that they have the necessary funds for carrying out the activity of at least EUR 100,000 for foreign- a limited liability company and at least EUR 150,000 for foreign shareholders in a joint stock company;
  3. will, within 12 months from the date of obtaining the residence permit, make an investment in accordance with the business plan referred to in a) bringing a capital or technology contribution worth at least EUR 100,000 for a limited liability company and at least EUR 150,000 for a joint stock company;
  4. by the activity of the proposed investment, it will create, within 12 months from the date of obtaining the residence permit, at least 10 new jobs for a limited liability company and at least 15 new jobs for one Corporation.

In the case of companies with 2 or more associates or shareholders requesting the opinion, the conditions will have to be analyzed for each applicant separately, the amount of the investment to be made and the number of jobs to be created, increasing in a way depending on the number of solicitors.

Aliens who have previously obtained an opinion may request the issuance of another opinion under the terms of this Article in the following circumstances:

  1. prove the objective impossibility of achieving the previous business plan;
  2. prove that they have completed the previous business plan.

(5) The visa application shall be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Ethnic expert opinion
  2. criminal record certificate or other document with the same legal value;
  3. medical insurance during the validity of the visa;
  4. proof of accommodation conditions.

The request accompanied by the documents shall be submitted to the diplomatic missions or to the consular offices of Romania and shall be transmitted, through the Consular Department within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to the Romanian Immigration Office for endorsement according to the competencies.

The opinion is valid for 6 months from the date of issue and aims to ascertain the fulfillment of the technical, utility and economic feasibility of the investment to be implemented by the foreign citizen.

The business plan will need to demonstrate the need for investment, as well as the timing of creating and engaging new full-time jobs.

Also, in the business plan, each expense must be justified in order to demonstrate that it is necessary to carry it out in the course of the activities for which approval of the investment is requested;

In order to obtain a special technical opinion for obtaining a long-stay visa in Romania for the purpose of carrying out commercial activities, the foreign citizen must submit a request for the issue of the specialized technical opinion in two copies signed and stamped by the company’s administrator special power of attorney / attorney-at-law, as appropriate, accompanied by the following documents:

  1. copy of the applicant’s passport;
  2. the original business plan, signed and stamped on each page, to which shall be attached documents from which the value of the cost elements presented in the plan results.
  3. original account statement issued by a Romanian bank in the name of the natural person who is a foreign citizen requesting the opinion and confirming the availability of the amounts necessary for the investment in the amount provided by art. 43 of Government Emergency Ordinance no. 194/2002, republished, as subsequently amended and supplemented;
  4. the certified copy of the last constitutive act of the company;
  5. copy of the latest balance sheet registered with the National Agency
  6. Notary Proxy / Attorney-at-Law for filing the documentation and issuing the notice, if the depositor is a person other than the associate / shareholder / administrator of the company. If the power of attorney is issued by foreign authorities, it will be apostilled / legalized in accordance with the legal provisions in force;
  7. copy of the identity document of the depositor;
  8. supporting documents for proving the status of associate / shareholder in companies with a history of operation (where applicable), including a detailed statement of the company issued by the National Trade Register Office (O.NR.C.) and valid on the date of filing;
  9. supporting documents regarding the payment;
  10. certificates of fiscal attestation, in original or certified copy, issued in accordance with the legal provisions regarding fulfillment of the due obligations for payment of taxes, duties and debts to the consolidated general budget or, as the case may be, to the local budgets – , subsidiaries, and all work points.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO OBTAIN THE WORK APPROVAL

  • Motivated request;
  • The registration certificate from the National Trade Register Office, in copy and original;
  • The certificate of proof issued by the Trade Register Office, which shows that there have been no requests for the registration of mentions relating to the existence of a final court judgment
  • For the commission of crimes by the sole partner or, as the case may be, by the associates, in connection with the activity it carries out or the declaration of bankruptcy;
  • The fiscal attestation issued by the public finance administration in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer has its headquarters, regarding the payment of the obligations to the state budget at the end of the quarter concluded before the filing of the application;
  • The certificate issued by the employment agency in whose territorial jurisdiction the employer is based, on the vacancy available to the vacancy communicated by the employer according
  • To the legal provisions, no later than 60 days prior to the filing of the application;
  • Job description, job descriptions and vacancies;
  • Proof of publication of the vacancy notice in a large circulation newspaper;
  • Firm offer of employment from the firm;
  • A copy of the minutes drawn up following the selection made for filling vacant posts;
  • The curriculum vitae of the foreigner, which also contains the declaration on his own responsibility that he is medically fit to be employed and has minimal knowledge of the Romanian language;
  • Criminal record or other document with the same legal value issued by the authorities of the country of origin or residence;
  • The criminal record of the firm to which the foreigner is to be employed;
  • Attestation of recognition of the studies necessary for the occupation of the position for which the issuance of the work permit issued by the Ministry of Education, Research and Youth is required, under the conditions provided by the relevant legislation or the diploma issued by educational institutions accredited in Romania where appropriate, documents attesting to the obtaining in Romania or another Member State of the European Union of the professional qualification necessary for the occupation of the position for which the issuance of the work permit is requested;

Immigration to Romania for citizens outside the EU