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Migration – New rules on online application for Certificate of Employment declaration for foreign nationals

The electronic service helps foreign nationals to apply to obtain a Certificate of employment declaration for EU citizens, Schengen Area, USA and Republic of Kosovo.

Instruction of the Minister of Finance and Economy no. 31, dated 13.8.2020 β€œOn the declaration for employment of citizens of European Union countries and the Schengen area, family members of citizens of European Union countries and the Schengen area, who are not citizens of these countries, citizens of the United States of America, citizens of Kosovo, “Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Northern Macedonia, as well as citizens employed in various sectors in order to remedy the consequences and recover from natural disasters” provides that the declaration of employment of citizens of these countries as well as citizens employed in various sectors in order to remedy the consequences and recovery from natural disasters, is made by the employer or the self-employed foreigner or investor, in the employment office in the country where activity, being provided with a document certifying their declaration of employment.

The employer or the self-employed foreigner or investor can apply online in the e-Albania portal by filling in the form “Application for Certificate of employment declaration” attached to the following documents:

  • Copy of passport or ID;
  • Family certificate;
  • Lease contract (copy) or self-declaration for the residential address in the territory of the Republic of Albania of the foreign citizen;
  • Employment contract with the employer, statute and founding act (for companies) or registration certificate in the National Business Center (QKB) (for natural persons) for self-employed foreigners;

The request and documentation is addressed to the relevant employment office, in the territory of which the entity carries out economic activity, and to the National Agency for Employment and Skills at the central level, if the entity where the foreign citizen will work, carries out economic activity in most more than one geographical region. Equipping the foreigner with a certificate of employment is done within a period of 5 working days from the day of application.

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