Work Visa

Slovakia is a country with promising economic potential. As a result of attracting foreign investment, new vacancies are constantly appearing here both for specialists and for applicants who do not have qualifications. In order to be legally employed in the territory of the Slovak Republic, it is necessary to obtain a work visa. There is a wide range of positions available for third-country nationals in different industries. It can be tourism, construction, maintenance, car service, IT, medicine, agriculture, woodworking industry, trade, management. Applicants applying for high-paying jobs should study Slovak and English.

The procedure for obtaining a work visa to Slovakia:

  • you need to find an employer and the right vacancy;
  • discuss working details with the other party;
  • provide the employer with information about their qualifications;
  • the employer draws up a work permit and draws up an employment contract with the designation of the position and the amount of salary;
  • the candidate receives permission and signs the contract;
  • the applicant prepares papers for obtaining a visa;
  • pays the visa fee;
  • personally provides papers to the embassy;
  • receives a passport with a visa stamp.

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What documents and where can I collect for a work visa

The invitation from the employer includes:

  • information about the employer;
  • place of residence;
  • checking account;
  • the position to be occupied by the hired person;
  • the size of the salary;
  • the address where the employee will live.

Documents required for a work visa:
  • passport or ID-card and registration;
  • identification code;
  • notarized power of attorney for the representative of the company;
  • photo 3.5 x 4.5;
  • marriage or divorce certificate;
  • statement of income from a banking institution;
  • medical insurance;
  • Visa fees;
  • medical examination data;
  • certificate of no criminal record.

Tips for successfully applying for a work visa:
  • It is preferable to search for a job on official employment resources.
  • It is better to sign up at the embassy to submit papers a couple of months before departure (the duration of a visa is about two weeks).
  • Have a confirmation of the provision of a place of residence in the territory of the Slovak Republic.
  • It is impossible to make mistakes and discrepancies in the information data in the questionnaires, invitations and passports.
  • It is useful to know the local language at least at a conversational level.
  • To receive medical care, you need to purchase insurance covering €30,000.

Theoretically, an applicant can be offered employment in the Slovak Republic without a visa, but in this case, the applicant is at great risk, because the employer may not pay for the work performed. In addition, it is not allowed to work in the Slovak Republic without a work visa and the employee may be deported from the state, which will make it very difficult for him to enter the EU in the future. Therefore, it is better to trust professionals who will help you quickly and easily go through the entire procedure.
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