Do you want to work in Romania and you have the citizenship of a state outside of the European Union and the European Economic Area? You need to find an employer and support the evidence. If he decides to hire you, he will get a hiring notice. You may be employed in Romania with only one employer, a natural or legal person.
The employer will obtain the notice of employment from the territorial units of the General Inspectorate for Immigration in the county in which it has its registered office. For this, he will file a series of documents.
When issuing a vacancy notice, the employer will pay as follows:
The receipt will be presented in original, with the signature and stamp of the treasury unit. In case the fee for the issue of the employment / posting notice is not paid to the treasury, the documents on which the tax has been paid, the State Treasury units will confirm, by signature and stamp, the collection of the respective amounts in the corresponding budget revenues Of the state.
If you do not have Romanian citizenship or the citizenship of another Member State of the European Union or the European Economic Area you can hire yourself in Romania with a vacancy notice if the following conditions are met:
The provisions of paragraph 1 above must not be met if you fall into the following categories:
Depending on the type of activity you want to work in Romania, you can hire yourself as:
- permanent worker - a foreigner employed on the territory of Romania with an individual contract of employment for an indefinite or fixed term, concluded with an employer on the basis of the notice of employment;
- trainee worker - a foreigner employed on the territory of Romania on the basis of a vacancy notice, a holder of a higher education diploma or a higher education degree in a third country, who participates on the territory of Romania in an internship program, determined duration in order to improve vocational training or professional qualification, as well as to improve linguistic and cultural knowledge;
- seasonal worker - foreigner who maintains his main residence in a third country but temporarily lives in Romania, being employed on the territory of Romania with an individual fixed-term employment contract, concluded with an employer on the basis of the vacancy notice, for to perform an activity that takes place according to the succession of the seasons;
- a cross-border worker - a foreign national who is a citizen of a state with a common border with Romania and who lives in the frontier zone of that state, employed in a border town on the territory of Romania with an individual contract of indefinite duration or on fixed term, concluded with an employer on the basis of the vacancy notice;
- a highly qualified worker - a foreigner employed on the territory of Romania on a highly qualified job, with an individual contract of indefinite duration or a fixed term of at least one year, concluded with an employer on the basis of the vacancy notice;
- posted worker - a qualified alien temporarily posted from a firm established in a third country to which he is and remains engaged under a valid employment contract to a beneficiary of the service which belongs to that undertaking or the same group of undertakings, to which the posting or with which the company has concluded a contract involving the posting of an employee on the territory of Romania.
- an ICT worker (intra-corporate transferee) - an alien residing in a third country at the time of the submission of the posting notice and being transferred within the same company.
- an au pair worker - a foreigner temporarily employed by a host family on the territory of Romania to improve their language skills and competences in exchange for easy domestic care and childcare.
Refer to the conditions and documents needed to obtain the employment notice, depending on its type:
The Immigration General Inspectorate resolves the application for the issue of the notice of employment / posting within 30 days from the date of its registration. In cases where additional checks are required, the deadline may be extended by up to 15 days. The application for a vacancy notice issued by the employer of a holder of a European Union Blue Card obtained in another Member State shall be settled within 15 days of the date of receipt.
The Notice of Hiring / Removal is canceled by the General Inspectorate for Immigration in the following cases:
a) it is subsequently established that on the date of issue of the notice of employment / detachment the conditions laid down in this Ordinance for this purpose were not met;
b) it is subsequently established that the notice of hiring / detachment was obtained on the basis of false or falsified documents;
c) the employer / beneficiary of the service does not submit to the Immigration General Inspectorate in order to withdraw the notice of employment / detachment, within 30 days from the scheduled date for the settlement of the application;
d) it is established that until the long-stay visa for employment or posting is no longer fulfilled the conditions for issuing the vacancy notice.
At the request of the holder, the Immigration General Inspectorate issues a duplicate of the lost, damaged, or destroyed employment / posting notice.
The employment / posting notice is retained by the employer / beneficiary of the service throughout the period of employment or posting. The Employer / Beneficiary of the service must keep a copy of the residence permit or travel document at least during the period of employment / posting, which will show the legality of the alien's stay on the territory of Romania.
After receiving the work permit, the employer must send you this document and you will obtain a long-stay visa for employment / detachment from the diplomatic missions or consular offices of Romania.