Romania – Increase in Work Permit Quota for 2018

Posted on January 8, 2018

The overall work permit quotas have increased from 5,500 to 7,000 for non-EU/EEA nationals. The following contains the current quotas for 2018: Local Hire/Permanent – 4,000 (previously 3,000) Assignee/seconded – 1,200 (previously 700) Intracompany transfer – remains at 700 Highly… Read more »


Romania – New Notification and Document Storage Requirements for Posted Workers

Posted on August 28, 2017

Law 16/2017 of March 17, 2017 transposes into Romanian law European Union (EU) Directive 2014/67 (concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services), and replaces Law 344/2006. A posted worker is an employee (EU national… Read more »


Romania – Posting of Workers

Posted on August 28, 2017

Companies in the European Economic Area and those based in EU Member States that post workers to Romania for new assignments must now notify the Regional Labor Inspectorate (RLI) at least one business day before the start date. The notification… Read more »


Romania – New Minimum Salary for Work Permits

Posted on August 28, 2017

Romania – New Minimum Salary for Work Permits Effective February 20, 2017, the Romanian government has implemented new minimum salary requirements for foreign nationals as follows: The new minimum salary required for foreign nationals with a standard work permit is… Read more »


Romania – Quotas Announced for 2017

Posted on August 28, 2017

The Romanian government has announced the new work permit quota for 2017. While the total number of available work permits has not changed from the previous year, the amounts allocated for each category slightly differ.   A total of 5,500… Read more »


ROMANIA – Work Permit Quotas for 2016

Posted on March 4, 2016

The Romanian government has announced the new work permit quota for 2016. While the total number of available work permits has not changed from the previous year, the amounts allocated for each category slightly differ. A total of 5,500 work… Read more »


ROMANIA – New Work Permit Adjudication System

Posted on December 5, 2014

A new work permit adjudication system, the “Approval Scheme,” went into effect in Romania on November 28th, 2014. While employers must still submit an employment approval application to the General Inspectorate for immigration through their representatives, additional requirements have been… Read more »


ROMANIA – Employers to Obtain Labor Market Approval Before Hiring Foreign Workers

Posted on September 25, 2014

A new ordinance has been adopted by the Romanian Government, which will enter into force on November 28, 2014. The ordinance establishes the need for a labor market approval in some cases and emphasizes the need for compliance with the… Read more »


ROMANIA – Work Permit Quotas for 2014

Posted on January 13, 2014

The Romanian government has announced the new work permit quota for 2014. A total of 5,500 work permits will be issued, with the following allocations: 900 for intracompany transferees; 900 for highly skilled workers; 3,000 for local hires; and the… Read more »