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ROMANIA – New Minimum Salary for Work Permits

Effective 1 January 2015, the Romanian government has implemented new minimum salary requirements for foreign nationals.

New Minimum Salary

The new minimum salary required for foreign nationals with a standard work permit is 2415 RON/month (approximately 540 EUR/month currently), which is equal to the national median gross salary as set out in Law no.187/2014. Highly skilled workers with a Blue Card are required to be paid four times this amount (approximately 2160 EUR per month currently).

Action Items

  • Ensure that foreign nationals’ employment contracts state that they are paid at least the minimum salary according to their work permit type.

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Rilvan Relocation

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