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Obtaining a residence permit in Slovakia
Residence permit is given to foreign citizens in Slovakia on such grounds:
- in case of doing business in Slovakia;
- during education;
- in case of labor activity in the state;
- reunion with the family;
- service in the units of the armed forces in the territory of Slovakia.
In addition, residence permit is possible if the applicant has a blue card of the European Union. The status of a foreign Slovak also opens a priority for the registration of residence permits in Slovakia. For the entrepreneur, in compliance with the laws of Slovakia, a foreigner who opens his business on the territory of the country must become the director of the firm. Only then you can apply for a residence permit.
Priorities of residence permit in Slovakia
- Unhindered entry into the European Union and the Schengen Agreement.
- Education, medical care in European countries.
- Obtaining visas for family members in a short time.
- Doing business in the EU.
- Absence of specific terms of staying in Slovakia after obtaining residence permit.
- Lending on European terms.
The residence permit can be obtained in accordance with the law on the residence of foreign citizens in the territory of Slovakia No. 48/2002, with all amendments and additions.
- Entrepreneurs do not specify a certain amount of taxation.
- Control by the state over the work of the firm is not strict, loyal.
- Simple process of registration of a residence permit.
- However, there are certain requirements that allow to determine the authenticity of the company.
- In order to obtain a residence permit in Slovakia, the applicant must present the following documents:
- health insurance;
- absence of criminal past in his country of residence;
- proof of the availability of funds guaranteeing residence in the country;
- documents proving the place of residence in Slovakia (lease contract or document on real estate).
This type of residence permits (obtained under the corporate program) should be extended every year, confirming the existence of the firm.