Documents needed for a work permit

Announcement of job vacancy

Announcement of job vacancy


Completed application form requesting an employment permit
Officially certified copies of the candidate's tertiary and professional qualifications and diplomas (translated into Slovak by an authorised translator)


Additional documents required to obtain a work permit
Evidence of the foreigner’s assignment to Slovakia by his/her employer (original assignee contract or a certified copy translated into Slovak by an authorised translator)


Employer’s Trade Register statement or trade licence (original copy or certified photocopy not older than 3 months)


Power of attorney for legal acts related to the application process with notary-authorised signature


Validity of permits


Maximum of 2 years, with possibility of prolongation


Maximum of 6 months (for seasonal jobs)


Work permit is not transferable to another person!


Source: EURES, Labour Office



For more information please visit www.migration.sk


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