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A so-called single permit is a type of temporary residence for the purpose of employment issued on basis of the confirmation on the possibility to fill in a vacancy

In the case of a single permit, it is therefore sufficient to apply for a temporary residence for the purpose of employment, whereas it is not necessary for you or for your future employer to apply for a work permit. 

However, your future employer must report a job vacancy to the competent Labour Office at least 20 working days before applying for temporary residence for the purpose of employment. It is also possible to report a job vacancy electronically on the website https://www.sluzbyzamestnanosti.gov.sk. The 20-day period does not apply only in cases where the Labor Office does not require the labour market test.

If within 20 working days of reporting a job vacancy it was not possible to fill it in with a job applicant listed in the register of job seekers, your employer may issue you a written promise of employment or conclude a contract of employment.

You may apply for temporary residence for the purpose of employment (so-called single permit) only after 20 working days from reporting a vacancy

The application for temporary residence must be submitted together with these documents proving the purpose of your residence:

  • the written promise of employment - download the official form or a contract of employment and
  • decision on the recognition of a document on education or an authenticated document proving required education in the case of regulated professions.

A single Permit may be granted for a maximum period of 2 years. 

More information on temporary residence and the documents required for the application for temporary residence can be found in the section Temporary residence.

 

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