Employment residence permit

Employment residence permit How long it takes? 3-6 months
How long it takes?3-6 months

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Are you planning to hire expats and bring them to Slovakia? Are you business owner or HR professional and need legal help with hiring foreigners? We are professional legal team with profound expertise in immigration and labor law in Slovakia. 

Dealing with Embassies and foreign police can be quite demanding and time consuming for HR professionals (long waiting times in processing, non-compliance with statutory deadlines) and we understand they should primarily focus on managing human resources. 
 
Therefore we offer employers a helping hand with throughout the process of employing EU and both none EU nationals. Our team of experienced professionals covers the temporary residence agenda for purpose of employment on your behalf. All is done under the surveillance of attorney based on power of attorney. Also we have accountants and payrollers in our team. Our professionals speak Russian and English and we are ready to help you immediately. 

What we offer

Employment residence permit What we offer

Bringing none EU nationals to Slovakia can be very challenging comparing to employing EU citizens. You have to follow steps in precise order to succeed with application for temporary residence. It is wise to leave this agenda to experienced professionals who know all obstacles and can deal with unexpected setbacks and demands. Here are some examples, what you need to cover when bringing none EU expat. 

To be successful, you need to manage:

  • managing job offer at Labor office for necessary time
  • preparing all documents for foreign police / consulate
  • translation service
  • application at foreign police
  • obtaining residence card permit
  • registration at Health insurance company
  • advisory to employers regarding renewing permit
  • assistance at medical examination
  • assistance at banks
  • driving license application in Slovakia

Employment of foreigners

Employment of foreigners (third country nationals, citizens of the EU Member States and a state that is a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, and the Swiss Confederation and their family members) with a place of work in the Slovak Republic is regulated by the Act No. 5/2004 Coll. on Employment Services and amending certain acts as amended by later regulations (hereinafter the „Act on Employment Services“).

Employment of a citizen of the EU/Agreement on the European Economic Area

A citizen of an EU Member State and a state that is a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, and the Swiss Confederation and their family members has the same right in legal relations in accordance with the Act on Employment Services as a citizen of the Slovak Republic unless this Act stipulates otherwise. More information is available on website of the Central Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family. 
 
Employment of a third country national
An employer may only employ a third-country national who:
 
- is a holder of the EU Blue Card,
- has been granted temporary residence for employment purposes upon a confirmation of the possibility of filling a vacancy,
- has been granted a work permit and a temporary residence for employment purposes,
- has been granted a work permit and a temporary residence for the purpose of family reunion,
- has been granted a work permit and temporary residence of a third-country national, who has a status of a long-term resident in a Member State of the European Union, unless stipulated otherwise by a special regulation, or does not require confirmation of the possibility of filling a vacancy that corresponds to a highly qualified employment, confirmation of the possibility of filling a vacancy or a work permit.

An employer that has a registered office in the territory of the Slovak Republic can hire in employment only a third-country national who meets the conditions above.

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