Immigrants who can ignore stereotypes and see things for what they are may find exactly what they’re looking for in Romania. The country will show its beauty and opportunities to those who are able to look beyond past and prejudice and it’s the perfect place for people who see the value in meeting a new culture.
Beaches, villages, farmland, forests, castles and its capital city Bucharest show just one side of the diversity of the country, there are countless places to go and that are waiting to be explored. Many expats end up in Bucharest and the city is rapidly developing and becoming a fascinating place for immigrants. The employment rate is expected to increase further and the same goes for the country’s GDP. The official language spoken is Romanian, but English is increasingly spoken in larger cities.
The cost of living in Romania is low. Food, accommodation, Internet, transport; they’re all considerably cheaper than anywhere else in Europe. The average wage is also quite low, but freelancers and expats working for international companies usually earn more than enough to live a very comfortable life. And the people in Romania? Most Romanians are friendly, optimistic and very accepting of immigrants, expect a warm welcome and to be shown around!
Third-country citizens need a work permit to be allowed to work in Romania. These are immigrants from non-EEA/EU countries.
There are different types of work permits among which one for permanent workers. Your future employer must start the application process, which will take about 30 days and the government’s website provides more information on which documents are needed. The employer will keep the work permit and the employee will have a copy. After getting a work permit, you must also apply for a long-term visa at the Romanian diplomatic missions and consular office.
Here are some of the ways to live in Romania:
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Here are some ways to get citizenship in Romania:
The passport for Romania allows you to travel to 150 countries without a visa.
Its global rank is 39.