Modification of the GD no. 34/2019

Government Decision no. 34/2019 published in the Official Gazette no. 80 on 31.01.2019, established a total number of 20,000 of work permits that can be issued in 2019 to Non-European citizens, newly-admitted workers for the following types of workers: permanent, trainee, seasonal, cross-border, highly skilled, seconded, ICT (people transferred within the same company). Considering the […]

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Regulations on the A1 files

The A1 form is a portable document that is released applying the law: Regulations no. 883/2204 regarding the coordination of social security systems and Regulations no. 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council from 16th September 2009, regulations applied to the relation between any state member of the European Union and the European Economic Space. […]

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Hague apostille exemption and other formalities regarding public documents used by the EU member states

Starting with 16.02.2019, article 27 para (2) from the EU Regulation no. 2016/1191 on promoting the free movement of citizens by simplifying the requirements for presenting certain public documents in the European Union, will be applicable. Purpose – removing bureaucratic formalities regarding some public documents, such as: apostile process, authorized translations, certified copies. Area of […]

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Approval of the 2019 quota for newly admitted foreign employees to the labour market

The Government Decision no. 34/2019 sets out a total number of 20.000 work permits that might be issued in 2019 to foreign citizens belonging to other states than the European Union Member States or the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation, or to foreign citizens whose free access to the labor market is established […]

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Legislative changes regarding the increase of minimum gross wage per economy and its impact on the international mobility

Starting with 01.01.2019, the minimum gross wage per economy guaranteed will be increased from Ron 1900 to Ron 2080, for employed personnel with 8 hours/day, 40 hours/week. According to the legal provisions regarding the regime of foreigners in Romania, the following categories of Non-EU citizens must align their salaries at the level of the minimum […]

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Legislative changes of some normative acts regarding the regime of foreigners in Romania, in force starting with 09.11.2018

Law no. 247/2018 amends and supplements GEO no. 194/2002 on the regime of foreigners in Romania as well as Government Ordinance no. 25/2014 regarding the employment and secondment of foreigners on the Romanian territory, according to the below: Main legislative changes of Ordinance no. 194/2002 Employers will have the obligation to notify the Immigration Office […]

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Updates regarding secondment of workers in the framework of the provision of services

In the Official Journal of the European Union from 01.07.2018 has been published the European Directive no. 2018/957 amending the EU Directive no. 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services. This Directive entered into force on 29.07.2018, following to be implemented by the Member States by latest 30.07.2020. […]

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Update to the GD no. 946/2017 on establishing the quota types of 2018 newly admitted employees to the labour market

Government Decision no. 946/2017 published in the Official Gazette on 29th of December 2017, established a total number of 7000 employment permits which could be issued in 2018 to Non-European citizens, of which 4000 were for permanent workers and 1200 for seconded workers. Since on the 9th of July 2018, the quota for seconded foreign […]

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Legislative changes regarding the conditions of issuing the employment approvals for foreign citizens

According to Government Emergency Ordinance no. 75/2018, art. 4 paragraph 2 from Ordinance no. 25/2014 regarding the employment and secondment of foreign citizens on the Romanian territory, will be modified as follows: The eligibility condition regarding the employment of foreign citizens on the Romanian territory is considered that the Romanian employer has not been sanctioned […]

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Gross average salary per economy in 2018

Starting with 06th of January, 2018 the gross average salary per economy has been increased from RON 3131 to RON 4162. Therefore, all references related to the gross average salary in 2018 must consider the amount of RON 4162. According to the Immigration legal requirements, non–EU foreigners having individual employment contract should obtain a gross […]

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2018 quote for newly admitted employees is published

Published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, No. 1040 of 29.12.2017. The Government Decision no. 946/2017 sets out a total number of 7.000 employment endorsements that might be issued in 2018 to foreign citizens belonging to other states than the European Union Member States or the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation, […]

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Portable A1 form in case of exemption – Transnational secondment exceeding 24 months

Article 12 of (EC) Regulation No. 883/2004 provides that the period of secondment cannot be longer than 24 months, therefore the seconded employee may remain affiliated to the social security system from the country of origin for up to maximum 24 months. As an exemption, Article 16 of (EC) Regulation No. 883/2004 allows the competent […]

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