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Work permit in Romania

Romania is a southeastern European country known for the forested region of Transylvania, ringed by the Carpathian Mountains. Its preserved medieval towns include Sighişoara, and there are many fortified churches and castles, notably clifftop Bran Castle, long associated with the Dracula legend. Bucharest, the country’s capital, is the site of the gigantic, Communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building.


Dialing code: +40

Currency: Romanian leu

Population: 19.53 million (2018) Eurostat


Visa Category: National D Visa (Work-Permit)

Duration:  1 year and Extendable

Work Permit

The professional activity of foreign citizens on national territory can only be carried out with a Work Notice or a Work Permit.

According to the European Union regulations, every EU/EEA citizen enjoys the same labour rights as the ones applied to Romanian citizens, and thus, they do not need a work permit. Foreign citizens who are third country nationals, can work in Romania only after obtaining a work permit, and subsequently a long stay visa for work and a residence permit.

Documents Needed: 

·         Passport 

·         Photo Passport size + Full size (background white)

·         Resume 

·         Police clearance Certificate

·         Medical Certificate

·         Last Qualification Certificate

·         Experience certificate 

Currently we are seeking for Unskilled and Semi-skilled workers 

in Romania such as:

·         Factory workers,

·         Hotel & restaurants

·         Construction workers

·         Garments workers

·         Service Workers

·         Security Guards

·         Miners

·         Cleaners

·         Many More offers


·         Possibility to apply for Romania citizenship after 5 years of work in Romania;

·         Opportunity for Family Reunion;

·         Free Education system;

·         Free Medical System;

·         Opportunity to travel in Europe without visas;

·         Covered Annual leave;

·         Renewable job contract;

·         Accommodation Free

·         Food two times per day provided

·         Transport Internal transport provided 

·         Annual leave:  14 paid days per year after completing 12 months of work

·         Working hours 8 working hours per day

Th long-stay visa for employment (marked D/AM), in accordance with art. 44 from GEO 194/2002 modified.

With the exception of the work permit for seconded workers, the long stay visa for employment is granted to third-country nationals on the grounds of the work permit issued by the Romanian Immigration Office, in accordance with the legislation in force.


The visa application must be submitted along with the following supporting documents:

·         passport valid at least three months beyond intended period of stay

·         ID card copy

·         2 recent colour photos 3 cm x 4 cm, on a white background;

·         dully filled in visa application form;

·         letter of recommendation from the recruiting agency;

·         booking of a two-way flight ticket to Romania;

·         medical insurance valid in Romania, covering one day longer beyond the intended period of stay and of a value not less than 30,000 EUR (original and copy);

·         original of the work permit issued by the Romanian Immigration Office;

·         the proof of the means of subsistence at the level of the minimum guaranteed wage for the entire period specified on the visa;

·         the criminal record or another document that bares the same legal value issued by the authorities from the country of domicile or residence;

·         proof of accommodation. 

Visa fee is the equivalent 120 EUR. 

The long-stay visa for employment is also granted to the following categories of third-state nationals, who can be employed by or can work for natural persons or companies from Romania, without a work permit:

·         third-state nationals whose access on the Romanian labor market without a work permit is established through the texts of agreements, conventions or of understandings that Romania is party to;

·         third-state nationals who carry out educational, scientific activities, or other categories of specific activities of a temporary nature, within accredited institutions of profile from Romania, on the grounds of bilateral agreements, or on the grounds of the respective minister’s order;

·         third-state nationals who are bound to carry out temporary activities on the territory of Romania, on the grounds of requests from ministries, from other authorities from central or local public administration, or from autonomous administrative authorities;

·         third-state nationals who are named heads of branch-offices, of representations, or of bureaus of a company located on the territory of Romania but based abroad and who are not associated, shareholders or administrators within a Romanian company, at the date of the request. 

The third-country national may apply for the long-stay visa for employment, within 60 days from the date of issue of the work permit. The visa is granted by the National Visa Center, within a term of 10 days from the date of submission of the visa application, without the prior endorsement provided for in article 30(7). 

For the third-state nationals provided for in paragraph 3, the endorsement of the Romanian Immigration Office provided for in article 30(7), is necessary.