[Updated] Andorra: Quotas Set for Work Permits

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

This article was originally published on 13 December 2021 and was updated on 7 August 2022 with additional information.  

7 August 2022 Update: On 3 August 2022, the government of Andorra approved adding a total of 250 new permits to the general quota of authorizations for residence and self-employment permits.  

Key Points  

  • Increases to the number of residence and work permits that can be issued beginning on 31 Oct. 2022  


The government of Andorra approved regulations to raise the general quota for residence and work permits and border work permits to 1,200 beginning on 31 Oct. 2022. The total number of residence and work permits that can be issued will be set at 936 residence and work permits and 264 for border work permits. Applicants will need to submit their applications prior to 31 Oct. 2022 for their application to be considered for a permit.  

The government also approved a new general quote for residence and self-employed immigration permits. The new quota will be set to 250 permits, with 50 permits being reserved for freelance professionals and 200 being reserved for residence and self-employment permits.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Andorra raised the quota for the number of residence and work permits and self-employment permits. The deadline for applicants to apply for these permits ends on 31 Oct. 2022. The government stated that this decision was made to account for growth in the country’s economy.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Andorra’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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