Obtaining a work permit for foreigners
Foreign citizens have the right to work in the territory of the Republic of Belarus only if they have a work permit for foreigners. Special permission for employment in the Republic of Belarus is a document with a certain degree of protection. This permit is issued in duplicate by the citizenship and migration unit. After registration, one of the copies is issued to the employer or his representative against the signature, and the second copy is stored in the citizenship and migration unit.
To obtain a special permit to foreign citizens and stateless persons, the following documents must be submitted:
- an application for issuance of a special permit to a foreign citizen;
- photocopy of a valid passport;
- payment order for payment of the fee.
Foreign citizens who do not have a special permit to work, as well as employers can be subject to fines and sanctions in accordance with with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.
A work permit for foreign citizens, as a rule, is issued:
Foreign citizens or stateless persons who do not have permission for permanent residence on the territory of the Republic of Belarus
Foreign citizens temporarily staying or temporarily residing in the territory of the Republic of Belarus (not having permission to reside in the territory of the Republic of Belarus)
Entered the territory of the Republic of Belarus for labor activities
Categories of individual foreign citizens to whom the Law does not apply:
Refugees, as well as persons who applied for refugee status
Invited citizens to the Republic of Belarus for a period of not more than 90 days to exchange experience, conduct lectures, etc .
Foreigners working in diplomatic missions, consulates and other institutions
Invited priests and others
Undergraduate students in accordance with international programs, etc.
Our main mission
Lawyers of Grand Rielt LLC provide full legal support in obtaining a special permit for conducting business and labor activities in the territory of the Republic of Belarus. We will prepare and submit all the necessary documents to the employment center, as well as to the citizenship and migration department.