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Supporting documents required to obtain a type D visa

Depending on the type of activity to be carried out in Romania, the supporting documents differ: 

Economic activities - D / AE:

 

  • proof of fulfillment of the conditions provided by the special law;
  • medical insurance during the validity of the visa;
  • criminal record certificate or other document of the same legal value, issued by the authorities of the state of domicile or residence and, as the case may be, apostille or superlegalized.

 

Professional activities - D / AP:

 

  • proof of fulfillment of the legal conditions for exercising the respective professions;
  • proof that in the country of origin he practices a profession similar to the one he intends to pursue in Romania;
  • medical insurance during the validity of the visa;
  • criminal record certificate or other document of the same legal value, issued by the authorities of the state of domicile or residence and, as the case may be, apostille or superlegalized

 

 

Commercial activities - D / AC:

 

  • specialized technical opinion on the business plan of foreign investors

NOTE: In accordance with the provisions of art.3 paragraph (2) let. C pt.23 of the Government Decision no.23 of 12 January 2017 on the organization and functioning of the Ministry for Business Environment, Trade and Entrepreneurship (MMACA) “grants a specialized technical opinion on the business plan of foreign investors, in order to obtain a visa long stay in Romania for carrying out commercial activities ”. Therefore, in order to obtain the technical approval, we recommend that you contact MMACA.

  • medical insurance during the validity of the visa;
  • criminal record certificate or other document of the same legal value, issued by the authorities of the state of domicile or residence and, as the case may be, apostille or superlegalized.

 

Employment - D / AM:

 

  • a copy of the employment permit, issued under the conditions of the special legislation on employment and secondment of aliens in Romania, or, as the case may be, documents proving that the applicant falls into one of the following categories exempted from this obligation:
  • foreigners whose free access to the Romanian labor market is established by treaties concluded by Romania with other states;
  •  foreigners who are to carry out didactic, scientific or other specific activities in accredited or provisionally authorized institutions in Romania, based on bilateral agreements, and specially qualified personnel, based on the order of the Minister of National Education, as well as foreigners artistic activities in cultural institutions in Romania, based on the order of the Minister of Culture;
  • foreigners who are to carry out on the Romanian territory activities requested by ministries or other bodies of the central or local public administration or by autonomous administrative authorities;
  • foreigners who are appointed to the management of a subsidiary, representative office or branch in Romania of a company headquartered abroad, and at the date of application are not associates, shareholders or administrators of a Romanian legal entity and, at the subsidiary, representative office or branch , there is no other foreigner who enjoys a right of residence for this purpose.
  • proof of means of subsistence at the level of the minimum gross basic salary per country guaranteed in payment for the entire period entered in the visa;
  • criminal record certificate or other document with the same legal value, issued by the authorities of the state of residence or residence and, as the case may be, apostille or superlegalized;
  • medical insurance during the validity of the visa.
  • the visa application filed on the basis of a notice of employment for seasonal workers, which does not state that the employer provides accommodation to the applicant, must be accompanied, in addition to the documents mentioned above, by proof of accommodation conditions to ensure an adequate standard of living for the entire duration of the intended stay, in the form of a firm reservation at an accommodation unit, a deed of ownership or rental of a dwelling in Romania on behalf of the applicant or an authenticated declaration on ensuring adequate accommodation conditions for applicant, given by the holder of a right of ownership or use of a dwelling on the territory of Romania

 

The foreigner can apply for a long-stay visa for employment within 60 days from the date of obtaining the employment permit by the employer.

When the foreigner holds an employment permit issued by the General Inspectorate for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs, the visa is approved by the National Visa Center, within 10 days from the date of submission of the visa application. For the categories exempted from obtaining the employment permit, the visa is granted after obtaining the approval of the General Inspectorate for Immigration, within 30 to 45 days.

 

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