Romania: Digital Nomad Visa Introduced

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • Digital nomad visa introduced by the government of Romania on 17 Jan. 2022  


On 17 Jan. 2022, the government of Romania introduced a new digital nomad visa. This status allows foreign nationals to work and live in Romania without requiring work sponsorship from a local employer in the country. The digital nomad visa has a validity period of six months and can be renewed so long as the applicant meets certain criteria. The criteria include 

  • Having an average income at least three times larger than the national average gross salary of Romania (RON 6,095). 
  • Having been employed for a company registered abroad for a period of at least three years prior to submitting the visa application.  
  • Providing proof of an employment contract with a company outside of Romania, identification documents and other related documents. 

For additional information on requirements and eligibility criteria, click here 

What are the Changes?  

The government of Romania has introduced a new digital nomad visa that will allow foreign nationals to work and live in Romania for a period of six months while working for a foreign employer.  

Looking Ahead  

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

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