Consular services. Visas

Romanian Visa

Apply for visa online

All visa requests will be processed using the web page www.evisa.ro. You may find all necessary information in order to apply for Romanian visa on the following web page: http://evisa.mae.ro/home - GET INFORMED. On the same website, you may fill in the visa application and upload scanned copies of your documents. Once the visa file is validated, you will receive an appointment for the visa interview.

All visa applications from third country citizens residing in The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are lodged and processed by the Consular Department of The Embassy of Romania in London. Visa applications cannot be lodged or processed by The General Consulates of Romania in Manchester and Edinburgh. Visa applications cannot be lodged earlier than 3 months from the intended departure date.

1.The working hours for visas is on Tuesday - Thursday between 13.00 and 14.30, with appointment (excluding Romanian public holidays). To collect your passport: Monday - Thursday, from 09.00 to 16.00 and Friday 09.00-14.00.

If you prefer to have your passport with visa sent to your home/work address, you can bring along a Royal Mail, Special Delivery envelope at the interview. Please ensure this is paid up to a minimum weight of 100 grams and you write down your full name and address on it.

Visa application can be submitted in person by the Applicant only.

For further queries you may contact us on londra.visa@mae.ro.

2.Travel alert – Polioviruses (revised on 08.01.2020): http://www.mae.ro/node/28113

For persons coming from Afghanistan, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nigeria şi Pakistan, who wish to travel to Romania, the obligation for OPV (oral polio vaccine) or IPV (injectable polio vaccine) vaccination is maintained. The aforementioned categories of persons do not have the right to leave the territories of said states, regardless of the border crossing point (road, naval, air), without documents that attest to antipolio vaccination, the authorities of said states having the right to forbid that they leave the territory. To avoid such situations, persons from the aforementioned categories applying for Romanian entry visas are required to submit their international vaccination certificates that attest to their antipolio vaccination.

For citizens from the aforementioned states that have not been vaccinated in the past 12 months, vaccination shall be made 4 weeks prior to the trip or, in cases of emergency, right before the trip.

 

3. Processing time of visa application is up to 14 days, for short-stay visas and between 30 and 45 days, for long-stay visas. Be aware that the period of processing time of a visa application will be starting with the date of lodging the visa application form, at the counter of the Consular Section, in person.

 

It is advisable that short-stay visa applications be submitted at least 3-4 weeks prior to the planned day of travel. It is advisable that long-stay visa applications be submitted at least 45 days prior to the planned day of travel. The issue of visas when the applications are submitted within a very short time prior to the planned day of travel CANNOT be guaranteed.

 

4. Romanian visaDo I need a visa? http://www.mae.ro/en/node/2040

 

1. YES 

Please consult the list of states whose citizens (Anexa 1), holders of simple passports, are required a visa upon entry on the Romanian territory.

 

2. NO

 

CATEGORIES OF THIRD-STATE NATIONALS ALSO EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A ROMANIAN SHORT-STAY VISA ARE:

  1. Holders of biometric passports, nationals of the following states:
  • the Republic of Moldova;
  • the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia;
  • the Republic of Serbia, except for the passports issued by the Serbian Coordination Division (in Serbian: Koordinaciona uprava);
  • the Republic of Montenegro (the non-biometric passports issued by this state are no longer valid);
  • the Georgia
  • the Ukraine

 

  1. Holders of Schengen visas with two or multiple entries, national visas or residence permits issued by Schengen Member StatesStarting July 11, 2014, in keeping with the provisions of Decision No 565/2014/EURomania acknowledges as being equivalent to its own national visas, for transit and for stays up to 90 days per period of 180 days the following:
  • The two or multiple entry short-stay visa issued by a Schengen member state;
  • The limited territorial validity visa issued by a Schengen member state;
  • The short-stay visa issued by Bulgaria, Cyprus or Croatia;
  • The long-stay visa issued by a Schengen member state;
  • The long-stay visa issued by Bulgaria, Cyprus or Croatia;
  • The residence permit issued by a Schengen member state;
  • The residence permit issued by Bulgaria, Cyprus or Croatia
  • The long-term resident's EC residence permit (the validity of which is of 5 years or more) issued by a member state of the European Union.

Attention! The number of entries as well as the right of stay established as per the Schengen visas must not have been exhausted. The right of stay on the territory of Romania shall not exceed the right of stay granted as per the visas/residence permits issued by the Schengen Member States.
 

  1. The holders of permanent residence permits issued by the UK or Ireland (the validity of which is of 5 years or more). The right of stay on the territory of Romania shall not exceed the right of stay granted as per such residence permits.

 

  1. Family members* of a Romanian citizen (if they are not already in possession of a visa or stay permit subject to the provisions of Decision No 565/2014/EU) who cumulatively fulfil the following conditions:
  • They accompany or join the Romanian citizen on the territory of Romania;
  • They hold a valid document that attests their residence on the territory of another member state of the European Union as family member of the Romanian citizen they accompany or join on the territory of Romania.

 

  1. Family members* of a citizen of the European Union, of the European Economic Area, or of the Swiss Confederation (if they are not already in possession of a visa or stay permit subject to the provisions of Decision No 565/2014/EU) who cumulatively fulfil the following conditions:
  • They accompany or join the citizen of the European Union, who exercises their right of residence on the territory of Romania;
  • They hold a valid document that attests their residence on the territory of another member state, as a family member of the citizen of the European Union that they accompany or join on the territory of Romania.

 

(*) The terms “Family members” refer to:

  • the spouse;
  • direct descendants, irrespective of their nationality, who are under the age of 21 or are being supported by the EU citizen, as well as those of the spouse ;
  • direct ascendants, irrespective of their nationality, who are being supported by the EU citizen, as well.

 

5. Romanian visaConditions to enter Romania http://www.mae.ro/en/node/30320

 

6. Romanian visaVisa processing fees http://www.mae.ro/en/node/2061

 

If the application for visa is refused, the fee will not be reimbursed.

 

 

The fees charged for the processing and granting of entry visas to Romania:

 

Type of fee

Charged fee

Airport transit

EUR 60/56 GBP

Transit

EUR 60/56 GBP

Short stay

EUR 60/56 GBP

Long stay

EUR 120/112 GBP

 

 

The visa processing fees are charged beforehand, in EUR, as well as in US Dollars or in the currency of the state of residence, as the case may be, based on the average exchange rate to the EUR.

 

ATTENTION: The fees charged for processing visa applications are not reimbursed but under the following circumstances:

  • the fee was paid at a diplomatic mission or consulate which is not competent to receive and process visa applications;
  • the visa application cannot be accepted, in compliance with the laws in force.

 

No short-stay visa fees are charged for the following categories of applicants:

 

  • foreign officials employed by international organisations that Romania is a party to;
  • staff members of foreign diplomatic missions and consulates, persons accompanying state and government officials, parliamentary delegations and other official guests, as well as their family members, on a basis of reciprocity;
  • children under 6 years of age;
  • pupils and students involved in university graduation, master’s degree and doctorate’s degree programmes and in post-university courses, as well as their accompanying teachers, who travel for studies or for academic, scientific or professional training;
  • researchers travelling to the European Union for scientific research purposes, as they are defined in Recommendation 2005/761/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 September 2005 to facilitate the issue by the Member States of uniform short-stay visas for researchers from third countries travelling within the Community for the purpose of carrying out scientific research;
  • representatives of non-profit organisations who are 25 years of age, or younger, and who attend seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events, arranged by non-profit organisations;
  • family members of the Romanian citizens, of the citizens of the other Member States of the European Union and the Economic European Area, as well as of the citizens of the Swiss Confederation, whenever they are accompanying or joining such citizens, as family members are defined in art. 2 par. (1) item 3 of the Emergency Government Ordinance no. 102/2005 on the free circulation on the territory of Romania of the citizens of the Member States of the European Union and the Economic European Area, as well as of the citizens of the Swiss Confederation, republished, as subsequently amended and supplemented.

 

No long-stay visa fees are charged for the family members of the Romanian citizens in the following categories:

 

  • foreign officials employed by the organisations that Romania is a party to;
  • staff members of foreign diplomatic missions and consulates, persons accompanying state and government officials, parliamentary delegations and other official guests, as well as their family members, on a basis of reciprocity;
  • family members of the Romanian citizens, of the citizens of the other Member States of the European Union and the Economic European Area, as well as of the citizens of the Swiss Confederation, whenever they are accompanying or joining such citizens, as family members are defined in art.2 par.(1) item 3 of the Emergency Government Ordinance no. 102/2005 republished, as subsequently amended and supplemented, i.e.:
  1. spouse;
  2. direct descendants, no matter their citizenship, who are up to 21 years of age or who are in the care of the European Union citizen and of his/her spouse;
  3. direct ancestors, no matter their citizenship, who are in the care of the European Union citizen and of his/her spouse;
  • family members of the Romanian citizens included in the categories stipulated in art. 46 par.(16) of the Emergency Government Ordinance no. 194/2002 republished, as subsequently amended and supplemented, i.e.:
  • third-country nationals married to Romanian citizens;
  • unmarried third-country nationals who cohabit with unmarried Romanian citizens, provided they have at least one child together, hereinafter referred to as partners;
  • children of Romanian citizens, of the spouse or partner, adopted children included, who:
  1. are not yet 21 years old;
  2. are still in school and are not yet 26 years old;
  3. although already adults, they cannot provide for themselves because of medical reasons;
  • first degree relatives in ascending line of the Romanian citizen or of the spouse;
  • a third-country national who is the parent of an underage Romanian citizen, provided that such third-country national can make proof of the fact that the underage is in his/her care or that there is the obligation of a support pension, provided that this obligation has been regularly fulfilled by the third-country national;
  • third-country nationals, family members of Romanian citizens, who can make proof of registration with a right of residence in another Member State.
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7. Standard form for notifying and motivating refusal of a visa issued by Romania.

The decision to refuse a Romanian short-stay visa may be contested as per the provisions of art. 36 paragraph (3) of Emergency Government Ordinance no 194/2002 regarding the regime of third-state nationals in Romania, republished, amended and completed.

You may exercise a legal means of attack against a long-stay Romanian visa application refusal, as per of Law no 554/2004 on Administrative Litigations, with its later amendments and modifications.

 

8. Supporting documents required in order to lodge a visa application

 

IMPORTANT! A visa application is lodged at the diplomatic missions or consular posts of Romania competent in the area of domicile or residence of the applicant. In particular or emergency cases, a visa application can be lodged at the diplomatic missions or consular posts of Romania from the state where the applicant is legally present.

 

I. CATEGORIES OF THIRD STATE NATIONALS WHO CAN SUBMIT VISA APPLICATIONS:

  • citizens of the state of residence;
  • third-state nationals residing in the country where the diplomatic mission or consular post is located and who can provide proof of their legal status in that country;
  • persons in whose country of origin there is no Romanian diplomatic mission or consular post;
  • third-state nationals who temporarily and legally reside on the territory of the country where the Romanian diplomatic mission or consular post is located.

 

II. GENERAL CONDITIONS THAT HAVE TO BE FULFILLED IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR A VISA

Any third-state national who wishes to apply for a visa for Romania, must submit the following:

  • the visa application form, appropriately filled-in and signed by the visa applicant;
  • a valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago;
  • two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs;
  • supporting documents as provided for by the legal framework;
  • proof of the intention and possibility of returning to one’s state of origin, or of continuation of one’s journey towards another state, after the intended stay on the territory of Romania.
  • when ambiguity still prevails subsequent to the results of the interview, or from the submitted documents, as well as from the personal circumstances of the applicant, documents additional to those provided for in national legislation may be required.

 

Also, each visa applicant must fulfil the conditions of entry on the territory of Romania.

 

9. Supporting documents for Romanian visa

Additional documents may be required during the interview at the counter, depending on the situation presented by yourself, in order to justify the purpose of your trip to Romania

 

  • SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE AIRPORT TRANSIT VISA (marked A)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

VISA FOR THE STATE OF DESTINATION (OR OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT ATTEST THE CONTINUATION OF THE ONWARD JOURNEY)

Visa for the state of destination, allowing the alien to continue their onward journey (when the applicant is subject to the visa requirement for the state of destination)

TRAVEL TICKET

Valid airplane ticket valid to destination

 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE TRANSIT VISA (marked B)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

VISA FOR THE STATE OF DESTINATION (OR OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT ATTEST THE CONTINUATION OF THE ONWARD JOURNEY)

Visa for the state of destination, allowing the alien to continue their onward journey (when the applicant is subject to the visa requirement for the state of destination)

TRAVEL TICKET

Valid airplane ticket valid to destination

VEHICLE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Valid driver's license, Green Card (International Motor Insurance Card) and registration documents of the means of transport for vehicle drivers.

 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE SHORT-STAY VISA (marked C)

Short-Stay Visa for Official Missions (marked C/M)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

NOTE VERBALE

Drafted by the diplomatic mission or consular post accredited to Romania

PROOF OF BEING A FAMILY MEMBER

Documents that attest that applicants are family members who accompany a person travelling for an official visit

 

Short-Stay Visa for Tourism (marked C/TU)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

ACCOMMODATION

Voucher or firm reservation with a tourist accommodation unit

PROOF OF ITINERARY

Itinerary of the trip, should more than one entry be requested

INVITATION APPROVED BY THE INSPECTORATE GENERAL FOR IMMIGRATION – MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF ROMANIA *

As per the provisions of Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) no. 539/2001 of 15 March 2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement, depending on your nationality, you must obtain a visa in order to enter the territory of the European Union, as well as in Romania.

Also, if you are a national of one of the third-states listed in Order no. 418/2013 as regards the amending of the annex to Order of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania no. 1743/2010 regarding the Revised list of states for the nationals of which the invitation procedure is compulsory for the granting of short-stay visas for entry on the territory of Romania, you are subject to the obligation of obtaining an invitation approved by the Inspectorate General for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs, prior to applying for a short-stay tourist visa (C/TU).

Invitations can be made, for each invited third-state national, by Romanian travel agencies, provided they submit the following supporting documents to the bureaus of the Inspectorate General for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs:

  • the registration certificate and the by-laws of the company that makes the invitation;
  • a certificate from the National Trade Register Office and, accordingly, a power of attorney, on behalf of the company, naming the person entitled to make the invitation in the name of the company;
  • the identity card or, depending on the case, the residence permit of the person entitled to make the invitation;
  • a copy of the invited third-country national’s travel document;
  • two 3 x 4 cm coloured photos of the invited third-country national.

The company that makes the invitation must fill-in two copies of the invitation form, which are subsequently submitted for approval to the local units of the Inspectorate General of Immigration.

The requests for the approval of the invitations will be processed within 60 days from the date of submission.

For aliens who will travel to Romania for tourism in organized groups of at least 20 persons, upon request from companies that are members of the Romanian National Association of Tourist Agencies, approval of the invitations shall be granted in 30 days from the date of submission.

In case of approval, one copy of the invitation will be returned to the inviting host, to be forwarded to the third-state national invited, who will submit the original form to the diplomatic mission or the consular post of Romania abroad, where the visa application is lodged.

The third-state national may lodge their visa application within 30 days from the date of approval of the invitation.

VEHICLE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Valid driver's license, Green Card (International Motor Insurance Card) and registration documents of the means of transport for vehicle drivers.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of financial means in the amount of 50 euro / day for the entire period, but not less than 500 EUR or the equivalent in convertible currency. Visa applicants who make the proof of an anticipated and whole payment of tourist package services as regards at least accommodation and nourishment are exempt from submitting the proof of financial means of support.

 

Short-Stay Visa for Private Visits (marked C/VV)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation assumed by the host through the invitation submitted or proof of accommodation with a tourist accommodation unit

TRAVEL TICKET

Valid airplane ticket valid to destination

AUTHENTICATED INVITATION

Authenticated invitation on behalf of the host, attesting that the host will cover any and all costs regarding repatriation, should the invited third-state national not leave Romania by the date their right of stay granted through the visa expires, as well as the means of support and accommodation, in case the host undertakes to cover such costs

INVITATION APPROVED BY THE INSPECTORATE GENERAL FOR IMMIGRATION – MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF ROMANIA *

As per the provisions of Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) no. 539/2001 of 15 March 2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement, depending on your nationality, you must obtain a visa in order to enter the territory of the European Union, as well as in Romania.

Also, if you are a national of one of the third-states listed in Order no. 418/2013 as regards the amending of the annex to Order of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania no. 1743/2010 regarding the Revised list of states for the nationals of which the invitation procedure is compulsory for the granting of short-stay visas for entry on the territory of Romania, you are subject to the obligation of obtaining an invitation approved by the Inspectorate General for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs, prior to applying for a short-stay visa for private visits (C/VV).

Invitations necessary for third-state nationals who intend to travel to Romania for personal visits, can be made by Romanian citizens, citizens of another EU Member State, of a member state of the European Economic Area, of the Swiss Confederation, or by third-country nationals who hold a valid document that attests their residence or right of stay on the territory of Romania. The supporting documents to be submitted for this purpose, are the following, depending on the case:

  • identity card or passport for Romanian citizens, the identity card or passport and registration certificate, temporary residence permit or permanent residence permit for citizens of EU Member States, of the Member States of the European Economic Area, and of the Swiss Confederation, as well as for their family members, as well as the passport and residence permit for third-country nationals, in original and in copy;
  • proof of accommodation;
  • proof of ensuring the financial means for the third-state national, in amount of at least EUR 30/day for the entire period of their stay in Romania;
  • copy of the travel document of the invited third-state national;
  • two coloured 3 x 4 cm photos of the invited third-state national.

The invitations must be filled-in in double copy, and subsequently submitted for approval to the local units of the Inspectorate General of Immigration – Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The requests for the approval of the invitations will be processed within 60 days from the date of submission.

In case of approval, one copy of the invitation will be returned to the inviting host, to be forwarded to the third-state national invited, who will submit the original form to the diplomatic mission or the consular post of Romania abroad, where the visa application is lodged.

The third-state national may lodge their visa application within 30 days from the date of approval of the invitation.

VEHICLE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Valid driver's license, Green Card (International Motor Insurance Card) and registration documents of the means of transport for vehicle drivers.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of financial means in the amount of 50 euro / day for the entire period, but not less than 500 EUR or the equivalent in convertible currency.

 

The supporting documents that must be submitted along with a short-stay visa application for visit (marked C/VV) by aliens who are family members of Romanian citizens, namely the spouse of the Romanian citizen; the direct descendants of the Romanian citizen, aged no more than 21; the direct ascendants of the Romanian citizen or of their spouse who are also their dependants, are the following:

  • PHOTOGRAPHS - Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs;
  • TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE - Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay;
  • In case of the alien accompanied by the Romanian citizen whose family member they are: The passport or the identity document of the Romanian citizen - in original, accompanied by a declaration on behalf of the Romanian citizen asserting as to the assurance of accommodation;
  • In case of the alien who is not accompanied by the Romanian citizen whose family member they are: a notarized invitation on behalf of the Romanian citizen asserting as to the assurance of accommodation, accompanied by a copy of the passport or of the identity document of the Romanian citizen;
  • Depending on the case, documents that make the proof of the marriage to a Romanian citizen - issued in accordance with Romanian legislation in force, or documents that make the proof of the family ties with the Romanian citizen.

 

Short-Stay Visa for Business Trips (marked C/A)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

TRAVEL TICKET

Valid airplane ticket valid to destination

INVITATION FROM A ROMANIAN COMPANY

An invitation from a company or from a public authority, for the purpose of participating in meetings, conferences, trade fairs or congresses related to trade or industry, which attests that the respective company or public authority undertakes any and all costs as regards repatriation, should the invited third-state national not leave Romania upon expiry of the right of stay granted through the visa expires, or stated through any other documents that prove the purpose of the journey

INVITATION APPROVED BY THE INSPECTORATE GENERAL FOR IMMIGRATION – MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF ROMANIA *

As per the provisions of Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) no. 539/2001 of 15 March 2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement, depending on your nationality, you must obtain a visa in order to enter the territory of the European Union, as well as in Romania.

Also, if you are a national of one of the third-states listed in Order no. 418/2013 as regards the amending of the annex to Order of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania no. 1743/2010 regarding the Revised list of states for the nationals of which the invitation procedure is compulsory for the granting of short-stay visas for entry on the territory of Romania, you are subject to the obligation of obtaining an invitation approved by the Inspectorate General for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs, prior to applying for a short-stay visa for business (C/A).

As a rule, for business journeys, invitations can be made by companies with headquarters in Romania, for 3 third-state nationals invited simultaneously. Invitations on behalf of the host company can be made only by persons who are designated, to represent the company, in accordance with legal provisions, or who are majority shareholders. The documents to be submitted for this purpose are the following:

  • registration certificate and the bylaws of the company;
  • a certificate from the National Trade Register Office and, accordingly, a power of attorney, on behalf of the company, designating the person entitled to make the invitation in the name of the company;
  • the identity card or residence permit of the person who holds a power of attorney;
  • copy of the travel document of the invited third-state national;
  • two coloured 3 x 4 cm photos of the invited third-state national.
  • proof of ensuring accommodation for the invited third-state national throughout their stay in Romania.

The invitations must be filled-in in double copy, and subsequently submitted for approval to the local units of the Inspectorate General of Immigration – Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The requests for the approval of the invitations will be processed within 60 days from the date of submission.

In case of approval, one copy of the invitation will be returned to the inviting host, to be forwarded to the third-state national invited, who will submit the original form to the diplomatic mission or the consular post of Romania abroad, where the visa application is lodged.

The third-state national may lodge their visa application within 30 days from the date of approval of the invitation.

VEHICLE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Valid driver's license, Green Card (International Motor Insurance Card) and registration documents of the means of transport for vehicle drivers.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of financial means in the amount of 50 euro / day for the entire period, but not less than 500 EUR or the equivalent in convertible currency.

ACCOMMODATION

Voucher or firm reservation with a tourist accommodation resort or, proof of accommodation being ensured by the host company, if the case should be.

 

* Exceptions from the obligation of previously obtaining an invitation approved by the Inspectorate General for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs:

Should you find yourself in any of the following situations, you are exempt from the procedure of previously obtaining an invitation approved by the Inspectorate General for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs, as provided for the short-stay visas marked C/TU, C/VV and C/A.

N.B. : In order to fit into one of the following situations, the exemption must be attested by supporting documents.

The fact that you may find yourself in any of the situations listed below, does not exempt you from submitting all the other supporting documents required by Romanian legislation in force, when a short-stay visa is applied for.

Therefore, a short-stay visa marked C/TU, C/VV or C/A may be granted without previously obtaining the special invitation form from the Inspectorate General for Immigration - Ministry of Internal Affairs, to the following categories of third-state nationals:

  • underage third-state nationals, should one of their parents benefit from the refugee status, or from subsidiary protection, or should they hold a Romanian residence permit, provided that the permit is valid for at least 90 days from the date of issuance of the entry visa;
  • the spouse and parents of a third-state national, who benefits from the refugee status, or from subsidiary protection, or who holds a Romanian residence permit, provided that the permit is valid for at least 90 days from the date of issuance of the entry visa;
  • third-country nationals of age, should one of their parents be a Romanian citizen;
  • third-country nationals who are parents of a Romanian national;
  • third-state nationals married to Romanian citizens;
  • third-state nationals who are underage children of Romanian citizens;
  • third-state nationals who are in possession of a valid residence permit in one of the member states of the European Union, of the European Economic Area or in states that are party to the Schengen Agreement, provided that the validity of the visa does not exceed the validity of the residence permit;
  • third-state nationals who are in possession of a valid residence permit in states the nationals of which are exempt from the obligation of an entry visa for the members states of the European Union, of the European Economic Area or of states that are party to the Schengen Agreement;
  • third-state nationals who hold visas for the member states of the European Union, of the European Economic Area, of states that are party to the Schengen Agreement or of states the nationals of which are exempt from the visa obligation for the aforementioned states. The Romanian visa may not exceed the validity of those visas;
  • third-state nationals who intend to travel to Romania for business, upon request on behalf of the administrative authorities and companies registered on the lists of contributors to the state budget as established by order of the president of the National Agency for Fiscal Administration, published in the Romanian Official Gazette and who undertake, as per a letter of guarantee ( see template and instructions regarding the drafting of a letter of guarantee ) addressed, in original form, to the National Visa Center, the obligation to bear all expenses as regards financial and medical assistance, as well as those of execution of repatriation measures;
  • third-state nationals who intend to travel to Romania for private visits, upon request from diplomatic missions or foreign consular posts accredited to Romania;
  • third-state nationals for which the granting of a visa is requested, in writing, to Romanian diplomatic missions or consular posts, on behalf of foreign central public authorities or foreign chambers of commerce;
  • third-state nationals for whom the granting of the Romanian entry visa is requested at the National Visa Centre, by the following Romanian institutions: the Presidential Administration, the Parliament, the Government and other central and local public authorities, from the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bucharest, as well as any territorial Chambers of Commerce and Prefectures that undertake to bear all material and healthcare expenses, as well as those expenses related to the execution of repatriation measures, through a letter of guarantee, sent in original;
  • truck drivers;
  • personalities of the Romanian diaspora and their descendants;
  • parents of pupils or students from third-state, accepted for studies in Romania, arriving for their first settlement, provided that they submit a document with an apostille or, accordingly, a superlegalized document which attests their family ties, issued by the authorities of the state of origin.
  • third-state nationals who intend to travel to Romania upon request from a legal person of public interest that functions legally and undertakes to bear all material and healthcare expenses, as well as those expenses related to the execution of repatriation measures, through a letter of guarantee, sent in original to the National Visa Center. In case the host non-patrimonial legal person of public interest is listed in the tables accessible HERE , you may benefit from this exemption.

 

Short-Stay Visa for Sports (marked C/SP)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

INVITATION FROM THE ORGANIZERS

An invitation from the organizers, also attesting as to the existence of the travel medical insurance and accommodation

DELEGATION LIST

Official list of the foreign sports delegation, specifying the position of each member

 

Short-Stay Visa for Transport (marked C/TR)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

TRANSPORTER CERTIFICATE

Documents that attest the profession of the visa applicant, as well as the activity that is to be conducted for the duration of the stay

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

VEHICLE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Valid driver's license, Green Card (International Motor Insurance Card) and registration documents of the means of transport for vehicle drivers.

TRANSPORT LICENSE

 

EXECUTION LICENSE

 
 

Short-Stay Visa for Cultural, Scientific and Humanitarian Activities, as well as Short-Term Medical Treatment or Any Other Activities That Do Not Breach Romanian Laws (marked C/ZA)

Supporting Document

Description

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

SUPPORTING DOCUMENT REGARDING THE PURPOSE OF THE JOURNEY

Invitation issued by the institution the third-state national intends to travel to, so as to justify the necessity of the journey to Romania

VEHICLE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Valid driver's license, Green Card (International Motor Insurance Card) and registration documents of the means of transport for vehicle drivers.

TRAVEL TICKET

Valid airplane ticket valid to destination

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of financial means in the amount of 50 euro / day for the entire period, but not less than 500 EUR or the equivalent in convertible currency.

ACCOMMODATION

Voucher or firm reservation with a tourist accommodation resort or, proof of accommodation being ensured by the host company, if the case should be.

 

 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE LONG-STAY VISA (marked D)

The Long-Stay Visa for Economic Activities (marked D/AE)

Supporting Document

Description

PROOF OF PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Proof of meeting the conditions regarding provided for in special legislation.

The provisions of GEO no. 44/2008 regarding the deployment of economic activities by authorized natural persons, by individual and family companies, with subsequent amendments.

N.B.: The particular provisions of GEO no. 44/2008 regulate the applicability of this legal instrument with regard to Romanian and Eu nationals. However, these are, in fac, also applicable in the case of third-state nationals.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The Long-Stay Visa for Professional Activities (marked D/AP)

Supporting Document

Description

CERTIFICATE / AUTHORIZATION FOR EXERCISING A PROFESSION

Proof of meeting the legal conditions for exercising liberal professions as regulated through special legislation

PROFESSION CERTIFICATE/ AUTHORIZATION FROM THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Proof of the fact that in the country of origin, the visa applicant exercises a profession similar to the one they intend to exercise in Romania

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The Long-Stay Visa for Commercial Activities (marked D/AC)

Supporting Document

Description

SPECIALIZED TECHNICAL APPROVAL ON A BUSINESS PLAN

In accordance with the provisions of article 3 (2)(C) point 23 from Decision of the Romanian Government nr.23/12.01.2017 regarding the organisation and functioning of the Ministry of Business Field, Commerce and Enteprenoship grants a specialized technical endorsement on the business plan of foreign investors in view of lodging an application for a long-stay Romanian visa for commercial activities. Therefore, in order to obtain the above-mentioned endorsement, please address said Ministry.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The Long-Stay Visa for Employment (marked D/AM)

Supporting Document

Description

WORK AUTHORISATION

The long-stay visa for employment (marked D/AM) is granted to third-state nationals in view of employment on the territory of Romania.

The work authorization issued in accordance with the provisions of special legislation can be submitted in copy.

The long-stay visa for employment is granted without submitting a copy of the work authorisation, however only provided that documents are submitted to make the proof of the fact that the visa applicant falls into one of the following categories:

  • to third-state nationals whose free access on the Romanian labour market is established through treaties concluded by Romania with other states;
  • to third-state nationals who are bound to carry out didactic, scientific or other categories of specific activities in specialized institutions that are accredited or temporarily authorized in Romania, on the grounds of bilateral agreements and to especially qualified staff, on the grounds of the order of the minister of national education, as well as to third-state nationals who carry out artistic activities in cultural institutions from Romania, on the grounds of the order of the minister of culture;
  • to third-state nationals who are bound to carry out, in Romania, activities required by ministries or other entities of the central public or local administration, or by autonomous administrative authorities;
  • to third-state nationals who are appointed as heads of subsidiary offices, offices of representation or of branch offices of a company from the territory of Romania or with headquarters abroad, and whom, at the date of application, are not associates, shareholders or administrators within a Romanian company, and in the subsidiary office, office of representation or the branch office, there is no other third-state national who holds a right of stay for this purpose.

For visa applicants who fall into one of the categories listed above, the endorsement of the Inspectorate General for Immigration is necessary in order for the visa to be granted. The endorsement can be issued in a term of 30 days.

The application for a D/AM-type visa can be lodged within 60 days from the date when the work permit is issued.

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of means of support at the level of the minimum guaranteed gross salary, for the entire period specified in the visa.

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

ACCOMMODATION (for long-stay visas for employment applied for by seasonal workers). 

Please take note ! 

The proof of accommodation, as specified, is only necessary when the visa application is lodged by a holder of an employment permit issued for seasonal workers that does not attest the fact that the employer ensures the accommodation of the visa applicant.

In addition to the supporting documents listed above, the long–stay visa for employment lodged on the grounds of an employment permit issued for seasonal workers that does not attest the fact that the employer ensures the accommodation of the visa applicant, must be accompanied by a proof of accommodation that ensures an adequate standard of living for the entire length of stay, namely a firm reservation with an accommodation unit, a property or rent contract for a home in Romania, in the name of the applicant, or an authenticated declaration that shall attest to the adequate accommodation of the applicant, on behalf of the holder of a right of property or use of a home on the territory of Romania.

NOTICE:
Any of the following supporting documents will contain proof of conditions of accommodation which ensure an adequate living standard:
- Firm reservation at a suitable accommodation unit;
- Property or lease contract for accommodation in Romania, on the name of the applicant;
- Authenticated declaration regarding the assurance of the conditions of accommodation for the applicant, given by the owner of the property.

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The long stay visa for secondment (marked D/DT)

A. For holders of an authorization for secondment

Supporting Document

Description

WORK AUTHORISATION

The long-stay visa for secondment (marked D/DT) – this type of long-stay visa is granted to third-state nationals in view of carrying out lucrative activities in Romania with a beneficiary of the provided services.

The authorisation for secondment issued in accordance with the provisions of special legislation regarding the employment and secondment of aliens on the territory of Romania can also be submitted in copy.

The application for a D/DT-type visa can be lodged within 60 days from the date when the authorisation of secondment is issued.

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of means of support at the level of the minimum guaranteed gross salary, for the entire period specified in the visa.

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

B. For visa applicants exempt from the authorization for secondment

The long-stay visa for secondment (marked D/DT) is granted without submission of a copy of the authorisation of secondment, to the following categories, only provided that applicants submit appropriate documents that make the proof that they fall into one of these categories :

  • a. to third-state nationals hired by legal persons located in one of the member states of the European Union, of the European Economic Area or in the Swiss Confederation, seconded in Romania, provided that they submit the residence permit issued by that state;
  • b. to third-state nationals who are bound to carry out didactic, scientific or other categories of temporary specific activities in specialized institutions that are accredited or temporarily authorized in Romania, on the grounds of bilateral agreements and to especially qualified staff, on the grounds of the order of the minister of national education, as well as to third-state nationals who carry out artistic activities in cultural institutions from Romania, on the grounds of the order of the minister of culture;
  • c. to third-state nationals who are bound to carry out, in Romania, temporary activities required by ministries or other entities of the central public or local administration, or by autonomous administrative authorities.

For visa applicants who fall into one of the categories listed above, the endorsement of the Inspectorate General for Immigration is necessary in order for the visa to be granted. The endorsement can be issued in a term of 30 days.

Supporting Document

Description

INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT

Translated and notarized copy of the individual contract of employment, registered with the competent authorities from the respective member state;

RESIDENCE PERMIT

Residence permit issued by the state where the employer’s headquarters is located, in original and in copy;

CONTRACT FOR SECONDMENT

Copy of the translated and notarised official document that attests the secondment;

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of means of support at the level of the minimum guaranteed gross salary, for the entire period specified in the visa.

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The Long-Stay Visa for Studies (marked D/SD)

Supporting Document

Description

PROOF OF ACCEPTANCE FOR STUDIES

Proof of acceptance for studies from the Ministry of Education, Research and Youth, indicating that the visa applicant will undeniably attend a day-course program of education

PROOF OF PAYMENT OF FEES

Proof of payment of the tuition fee for at least one academic year

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of means of support at the level of the minimum guaranteed gross salary, for the entire period specified in the visa.

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

CONSENT OF THE LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE

If you are underage, the consent of your parents or of your legal guardian for the purpose of residing in Romania for studies

PROOF IN THE CASE OF A PUPILS-EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Proof of participation in a student-exchange program conducted by an organization established according to national legislation and acknowledged for this purpose

Proof from the organization that conducts the exchange of pupils, attesting to the fact that it will provide the financial support and any potential costs related to repatriation.

ACCOMMODATION

Voucher or firm reservation with a tourist accommodation unit

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The Long-Stay Visa for Family Reunification (marked D/VF)

Supporting Document

Description

COMMUNICATION FROM THE INSPECTORATE GENERAL FOR IMMIGRATION – MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS, FOR FAMILY REUNIFICATION BETWEEN TWO THIRD-STATE NATIONALS

This document is issued by the Inspectorate General for Immigration and is valid 60 days from the date of issue

The standard application form must be submitted to the local units of the Inspectorate General for Immigration from the Romanian Ministry of Internal Affairs, under the territorial jurisdiction of which, the applicant legally resides. It must be accompanied by the following supporting documents:

  • a) marriage certificate or proof of kinship, as the case may be;
  • b) the applicant’s authenticated statement, attesting that the applicant will live together with their family members;
  • c) a copy of the document that makes the proof of the right of stay on the territory of Romania;
  • d) proof of legal ownership of a dwelling place deemed as appropriate for a similar family in Romania;
  • e) proof of means of support;
  • f) proof of social health insurance of the applicant;
  • g) written statement from the person whom, along with the sponsor, holds joint custody of the minor for whom family reunification was requested, stating that they consent to the decision that the minor lives with the sponsor on the territory of Romania;
  • h) copy of the travel document held by the family member for whom family reunification was requested.

For the beneficiaries of the refugee status or of subsidiary protection, who apply for family reunification, the documents presented under points d) – f) from above, are not mandatory.

DOCUMENTS FOR FAMILY REUNIFICATION BETWEEN A ROMANIAN CITIZEN AND A THIRD-STATE NATIONAL

Marriage certificate issued by Romanian authorities or transcribed in accordance with the law, or, depending on the case, proof of family ties or partnership.

DOCUMENTS FOR FAMILY REUNIFICATION BETWEEN A ROMANIAN CITIZEN AND A THIRD-STATE NATIONAL, HOLDER OF A RIGHT OF RESIDENCE IN ANOTHER MEMBER STATE

Proof of documents that attest being registered with a right of residence in another member state, as family member of a Romanian citizen.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The sponsor holding a temporary residence permit valid for one year, an EU Blue Card, a permanent residence permit, or the sponsor who benefits from the refugee status or from subsidiary protection, may request family reunification for the following:

  • spouse;
  • unmarried minor children of the sponsor and of their spouse, including adopted children;
  • unmarried minor children of the sponsor, including adopted children, under the sponsor’s care and over whom the sponsor exercises their parental rights. If parental rights are exercised in common, the approval of the other holder of these rights, is compulsory, in order to achieve the family reunification requested by the sponsor;
  • unmarried minor children of the spouse, including adopted children, under the spouse’s care and over whom the spouse exercises their parental rights. If parental rights are exercised in common, the approval of the other holder of these rights, is compulsory, in order to achieve the family reunification requested by the sponsor.

N.B. The categories of third-country nationals indicated above, holders of a right of stay granted for the purpose of scientific research and third-country nationals who hold an EU Blue Card, may request family reunification even when the residence permit is valid less than one year.

Provided that legal conditions are met, the Inspectorate General for Immigration from the Romanian Ministry of Internal Affairs may also approve family reunification for the following categories:

  • a. next-of-kin, in ascending line, of the sponsor or spouse, if these persons cannot care for themselves and do not benefit from appropriate family support in their country of origin;
  • b. unmarried adult children of the sponsor or of the spouse, if due to medical reasons, they are unable to care for themselves.

Unaccompanied underage children who benefit from the refugee status or from subsidiary protection may request family reunification for:

  • a. next-of-kin, in ascending line, or for their legal guardian; or
  • b. when such persons do not exist or cannot be identified, for any other relative of the underage child.

The long-stay visa for family reunification (marked D/VF) is issued by the diplomatic missions or consular posts of Romania from the home country or from the country of residence of the family members.

The following categories of people may also request a Romanian long-stay visa for family reunification:

  • a. third-country nationals married to Romanian citizens;
  • b. unmarried third-country nationals who cohabit with unmarried Romanian citizens, provided they have at least one child together, hereinafter referred to as partners;
  • c. children of a Romanian citizen, of their spouse or partner, including adopted children, who:
    • i) are not yet 21 years of age;
    • ii) continue their studies and have not surpassed 26 years of age;
    • iii) although they are adults, they cannot care for themselves for medical reasons.

N.B. The adoption must be decided upon by a competent Romanian authority, in accordance with legal provisions, or by an authority of another state, that takes effect on the territory of Romania;

  • d. next-of-kin in ascending line, of the Romanian citizen or of their spouse;
  • e. the third-country national who is the parent of an underage Romanian citizen, provided that they can make proof of the fact that the underage citizen is in their care or prove the existence of an obligation of payment of a support pension, provided that this obligation is regularly fulfilled by the third-country citizen;
  • f. third-country nationals, family members of Romanian citizens, who prove being registered with a right of residence as family members, in another member state.

 

The Long-Stay Visa for Religious Activities (marked D/AR)

Supporting Document

Description

ENDORSEMENT OF THE STATE SECRETARIAT FOR FAITHS

The endorsement is granted to third-state nationals who carry out similar activities in their country of origin or of residence

PROOF OF STATUS AS REPRESENTATIVE OF RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION

Proof of the visa applicant’s status as representative of a religious organization legally established in Romania

MEANS OF SUPPORT

Proof of means of support at the level of the minimum guaranteed gross salary, for the entire period specified in the visa.

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

ACCOMMODATION

Voucher or firm reservation with a tourist accommodation unit

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The Long-Stay Visa for Scientific Research (marked D/CS)

Supporting Document

Description

ENDORSEMENT OF THE NATIONAL AUTHORITY FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

PLEASE NOTE: The approval of the National Authority for Scientific Research is issued upon request from research and development units and institutions, provided that the following conditions are met:

  • a) the research and development units be attested in accordance with the law;
  • b) an agreement of receipt between the units specified under letter a) and the researcher accepted to conduct activities as part of a scientific research project, exists.

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

The Long-Stay Visa for Other Purposes (marked D/AS)

Supporting Document

Description

DOCUMENT THAT SUBSTANTIATES THE PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION

In order to establish the supporting documents that correspond to your personal circumstance, check on http://evisa.mae.ro/TypeOfVisa#DASreturn

ACCOMMODATION

Voucher or firm reservation with a tourist accommodation unit

TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

Travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

CRIMINAL RECORD

Criminal record or any other document of equivalent legal value, issued by the authorities from the visa applicant’s country of residence or abode.

 

The Diplomatic and Service Visa (marked DS)

Supporting Document

Description

NOTE VERBALE

Drafted by the diplomatic mission or consular post accredited to Romania

VALID TRAVEL DOCUMENT

A valid travel document accepted by Romania, on which a visa can be affixed. The validity of the travel document must exceed the validity of the visa you apply for, by at least 3 months, and must have been issued no later than 10 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Two recent 3 x 4 cm coloured photographs

 

 


For info on the Romanian visa, visit the MFA website – Visa section.

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