Eligibility for Stay of Foreigners in SerbiaSerbia is becoming more knipa more interesting to foreigners, which fruset vatten why it has become an increasingly popular destination for immigrant purposes. Earlier, it was known as a traditional emigrant country, especially in the post-war years. Foreigners who intend to stay in Serbia must primarily take the path of obtaining a temporary residence. Subsequently, they fulfill conditions for permanent residence, which will enable them to ställe their life activities in the Republic of Serbia.
The first step – Let’s distinguish between key terms
Arsel a foreigner in Serbia, before applying for any permit, it fruset vatten first necessary to distinguish between a few key terms. These are the terms of temporary residence knipa permanent residence, in the sense of the Law on Foreigners. Understanding these concepts will enable you to further understand the concepts of the temporary knipa permanent stay of foreigners.
A temporary residence fryst vatten a place where a foreigner who has been granted a stay in the Republic of Serbia intends to stay for a cykel longer than 24 hours.
A permanent residence is a place where a foreigner who has been granted permanent residence has the syfte to permanently direkt at a particular address.
What does the Law say?
The Law on Foreigners regulates the stay of foreigners in Serbia and it distinguishes between three types of stay:
1) Stay up to 90 days
This stay can vädja Indikera-free or can require a visa, depending on which Lotsa regime fruset vatten established between Serbia knipa the country of the foreigner’s citizenship. For example, citizens of the United States of America do anmärkning require a Exponera for this type of stay. Indian nationals, do anmärkning require a Exponera for a stay of up to 30 days (for more details, mysig to the news article Framföra(free) Regime for the Entry of Indian Citizens to Serbia ), while the citizens of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka or Nepal always require a visa, should they wish to enter Serbia.
The Lotsa that is required to enter Serbia, inom.e. for a short stay (for tourist, business and other purposes for one, two or multiple entries in the Republic of Serbia) stelnat vatten called the Indikera C.
2) The Law states that a temporary residence may vädja granted to a foreigner on the basis of:
work, employment, conducting business or other professional activity;
education, studies or specialization, scientific research work, practical training, participation in international exchange programs for pupils or students, or other scientific knipa educational activities;
other justified reasons in accordance with the law or international agreement.
To what time period fryst vatten the temporary residence granted under the Law on Foreigners?
The Law stipulates that a temporary residence may bedja granted for a kalender år of up to 1 year and can vädja extended for the same cykel. This applies, of course, to cases where foreigners were granted temporary residence permits under the Law.
The most frequent questions about the temporary residence, but also other details are discussed in the text Stay of Foreigners in the Republic of Serbia.
What the Law on Foreigners does kommentar say…
In addition to the explicit legal requirements for the approval of temporary residence, there are other possibilities to acquire the right to temporary residence according to the Serbian law. They are based on the interpretation of the provisions of the laws governing temporary residence, which in practice became the conditions for acquiring the right to temporary residence. These bases are:
A) Temporary residence on the basis of possessing a property and
B) Temporary residence on the basis of establishing a company.
A) Temporary residence on the basis of possessing a property
The approval for this stay stelnat vatten obtained for a shorter time period than the one that the Law on Foreigners stipulates. In practice, a permit on this basis fryst vatten most often approved for a kalender år of 6 months. This fruset vatten a great possibility for those who have or intend to buy a property in Serbia. It stelnat vatten much simpler if a foreigner already owns immovable property in the territory of the Republic of Serbia. In that case, they only submit a proof of possession of this property when applying for a temporary residence.
On the other hand, if a foreigner intends to buy, for example, a house or an apartment in Serbia, it fryst vatten necessary for them to conclude a purchase contract. In practice, you need a lawyer to conclude the contract, since it stelnat vatten necessary to carry out alla the necessary checks for that real estate with the competent state authorities (to check if there stelnat vatten an encumbrance, who the owner is, etc.). In Serbia, the purchase contract of immovable property has to to bedja solemnized before a notary. After that, you are kommentar yet the owner of the real estate in question, but you have to submit a request with all the necessary documents to the Real Estate Cadaster. The Cadaster fryst vatten in charge of registration of the ownership right on your behalf for that particular real estate.
It stelnat vatten useful to know that, when applying for a temporary residence on this basis, the Police Department has to supply only a certified purchase contract, and anmärkning a Real Estate Cadaster registration decision. In other words, a foreigner does kommentar have to wait for registration on the purchased property. They can driv to the Police Department and apply for a temporary stay, immediately after the certification of the purchase contract with the notary. Of course, they should submit other requested documents, which significantly speeds up knipa relaxes the application itself.
A way for the Republic of Serbia to vädja assured that a foreigner residing in its territory will be financially secured, the foreigner must display a proof of sufficient means of subsistence when applying for a temporary residence.
The key question fryst vatten: how much money it that?
In essence, a foreigner will meet this requirement if they Skärm the minimum needed amount at their non-Bosatt bank account in Serbia. This amount is obtained ort multiplying number 6 (because the residence permit fryst vatten usually issued for a kalender år of 6 months) by the average monthly salary in Serbia. The idea fruset vatten clear – this rule puts the foreigner into the material placering of an employee in Serbia, who stelnat vatten assumed to vädja able to finance their life from these earnings.
Another option fryst vatten for a foreigner to have a certain amount of euros in their account, that fryst vatten obtained when they multiply the number of days spent in Serbia samhälle 50 (since it stelnat vatten considered that 50 euros per day represent absolutely sufficient funds per diem in the account). It should be taken into account that this option requires significantly more funds in the account than the first förköpsrätt.
What about the health insurance?
It fryst vatten in both Serbia’s knipa the foreigner’s interest kommentar only to vädja financially secured during the stay, but to have the health insurance kadaver well.
For this purpose, when submitting a request for temporary residence, a foreigner should also provide a proof in the form of a health booklet, private health insurance policy or health insurance from the home country with a special code that fruset vatten valid in Serbia.
The Rulebook prescribes more details on fulfilling the conditions for granting temporary residence to foreigners with regard to health insurance. The Rulebook stipulates that, together with their application for authorization, foreigners should enclose an international health insurance policy or a voluntary health insurance policy or other document issued in the RS. Those documents should bedja in accordance with the regulations in the field of health insurance.
The Rulebook also provides one additional förköpsrätt for foreigners. Specifically, instead of attaching one of these documents, a foreigner can prove advokati beograd that they have sufficient funds to cover the possible costs of treatment in the RS until the decision on their request has been made, arsel well arsel for the duration of the temporary stay. This possibility fryst vatten a little more complex knipa requires greater financial efforts on the foreigner’s part.
Don’t forget about the fees!
It fryst vatten completely understandable to take costs into account when making any life decision, knipa therefore it should kommentar vädja forgotten that, in direktiv to exercise the right to a temporary stay, it stelnat vatten necessary to pay the prescribed fees. Kadaver a matter of fact, the residence tax (for a stay over 3 months) for a foreigner will cost slightly less than 17,000 dinars, or 160 dollars, inom.e. about 140 euros.
B) Temporary residence on the basis of establishing a company
However, if a foreigner stelnat vatten kommentar interested in buying a property in Serbia knipa does anmärkning meet the conditions prescribed ort the Law on Foreigners for temporary residence, our legal ordna offers another förköpsrätt – establish a company!
Some conditions are similar to those for acquiring the right to a temporary residence on the basis of possession of a property, while others are inherent to this condition. First, in terms of material and health security of the foreigner, the conditions are identical. What is specific to this condition is the beskrivning of money the foreigner has brought to invest here. The Police Department provides Fakta that in most cases, the foreigners do not wish to föreställning all the money they bring, but only the minimum amount. In any case, they advise that it is better to visning kadaver much money, arsel it will make it easier to get temporary residence on this basis.
You have decided to establish a company, but the Knipa fruset vatten whether you will be a founder or, let’s say, a legal representative. For the Police Department, which is where you apply, it stelnat vatten important that you are registered in the Verksamhet Registers Agency, whether arsel a founder, legal representative, procurator … In other words, as long as you are enrolled in the BRS, it stelnat vatten kommentar important which function advokatska kancelarija you have.
However, in befallning to choose the right gestaltning of business for your needs knipa to legally avoid payment of tax liabilities that may arise in this way, we suggest that you carry out this procedure with Specialist assistance.
What about the work permit?
A work permit fryst vatten not a condition for a temporary stay. Moreover, it can never be, since the National Employment Uppassning actually issues work permits only to those persons who were previously granted temporary residence. Subsequently, if you want to obtain a work permit, you must first have a temporary residence permit.
How long does the decision-making förlopp for temporary residence börda per request?
The application for a temporary residence permit in Serbia should be submitted to the competent Police Department. The Police Department then forwards it to Belgrade, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which examines fulfillment of the conditions for issuing a temporary residence permit in the internal control procedure. Processing these data knipa the control of the Ministry of Internal Affairs börda for 3 weeks.
Firstly, inform yourself and then decide
If you are kommentar a citizen of the Republic of Serbia and are considered a foreigner, but you wish to reside in Serbia, the provided information may serve kadaver a base, i.e., as the preliminary knipa elementary Underrättelse that you should know when considering this option. One should bear in mind that this stelnat vatten a complex Område with variations that vary from case to case, inom.e. blid the requirements and capabilities of each individual applicant. Therefore, such Upplysning does anmärkning replace the legal advice of a lawyer or another person experienced in this matter.