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Work Permits


The work permit is a document upon which a domestic or foreign employer enters into a contract of employment or work with a foreigner.

The work permit is issued as:

  • Personal work permit
  • Employment permit upon application of employer and
  • Work permit

Work permits are issued for different time periods depending on the purpose for which it was issued. A foreigner may be issued only one type permit at a certain period of time. Issuance of work permits, renewal of work permits, revocation of work permits and procedures for issuing certificates are implemented by the Employment Agency of the country. The request for issuing a work permit shall be submitted to the diplomatic consular representative of the Republic abroad, in the state of one’s citizenship or the state where one currently resides.