Sponsor in possession of a one-year temporary residence permit, an EU Blue Card, an ICT permit, a mobile ICT permit, a long-term residence permit or beneficiary of refugee status or subsidiary protection may request family reunification for:
NOTE: Foreigners holding a residence permit to carry out scientific research and foreigners holding an EU Blue Card, an ICT permit or a “mobile ICT” permit may apply for family reunification even if the temporary residence permit is longer. less than a year old.
The acronym “ICT” is used for “person transferred within the same company” (intra-corporate transfer), according to Directive 2014/66 / EU.
If parental rights are exercised jointly, the consent of the other holder of parental rights regarding the family reunification requested by the sponsor is also required;
The sponsor is defined as the foreigner, holder of a residence permit, other than that for the purpose of family reunification, or of a Blue Card of the European Union issued by the General Inspectorate for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs. The foreigner who entered Romania for the purpose of family reunification cannot, in turn, have the quality of sponsor and cannot invite other family members, for the purpose of family reunification.
The General Inspectorate for Immigration may approve, if the conditions provided by law are met, family reunification for the following categories:
Unaccompanied minors, beneficiaries of refugee status or subsidiary protection, may request family reunification for:
Foreigners, holders of a residence permit for scientific research and foreigners holding an EU Blue Card may apply for family reunification even if the residence permit is valid for less than one year.
The standard application is submitted to the territorial formation of the General Inspectorate for Immigration, within the radius of which the applicant resides legally and will be accompanied by the documents provided by law.
The standard application will be resolved within a maximum of 3 months from the date of submission.
Approval of the application shall be communicated in writing to the applicant for transmission to interested family members, who shall submit it to the diplomatic mission or consular post within 60 days of the date of issue, together with the application for a long-stay visa for reunification. family. If the application is rejected, the reasons will be communicated to the alien in writing.
The visa is issued by the diplomatic missions or consular offices of Romania in the country where the family members have their residence or domicile.
The visa application must be accompanied by the following documents:
The following categories of persons can also apply for a family reunification visa: