Andorra is a natural paradise that, in recent years, has seen its population grow considerably. Its mountainous landscape attracts a large number of new residents who wish to have a family in a stunning natural environment. However, working in Andorra has also become the desire of many new residents to start a new life in the territory. Here’s what you need to do to make it happen.
In order to work in Andorra you need a series of requirements such as verifying the availability of quotas in the desired work activity, having a job offer from a legalized Andorran company and having a residence, in case you wish to reside in the country.
The authorization for residence and work in Andorra is intended for those who, complying with the established quota, have a permanent employment contract with a company legally established in the country and establish their permanent residence in Andorra.
Initially, the authorization is for one year, but it can be renewed three times for two-year periods and, subsequently, for ten-year periods.
The required documentation is as follows:
● Application for immigration authorization for active residents .
● Valid passport or national identity card for EU and EEA citizens.
● Certificate of criminal record.
● Affidavit of criminal record.
● Recent color photograph with dimensions of 35 x 45 mm.
● Housing document.
● Marital status document (single, married, etc.).
● Certificate of stable partnership (if applicable).
● Curriculum vitae.
● Signature document.
● Medical information and consent.
● Diligence of professional and salary conditions.
● Employment contract.
● CASS (social security) points statement.
● Diligence of inscription to the common.
● Affidavit of the Training Plan.
On the other hand, it is obligatory to register in the common of the parish of residence in a maximum period of three months from the concession of the authorization, having to justify this registration in the same period. This process is fundamental to guarantee the legality and the follow-up of the migratory status in Andorra.
The temporary residence permit in Andorra allows the stay and employment in the country during its period of validity. This permit is available to newcomers who meet the established quota, have a temporary work contract with a company legally established in the country and choose to reside temporarily in Andorra. The duration of the authorization is adapted to a specific season of the year.
This work permit allows permanent employment in Andorra, although the holder must reside outside the Andorran territory on a regular basis. This permit, subject to quotas, is granted to those who have a permanent employment contract with a company legally established in the country and choose to reside outside Andorra. The initial authorization is for one year and is renewed every three years.
The documentation required for work authorization and temporary residence, and to work in Andorra living in a border area, is similar to the documentation required to work and reside in Andorra on a permanent basis. Moreover, in all cases, it is important that all foreign documents are apostilled or legalized.
Bureaucracy, in all its aspects, can be a bit overwhelming at the beginning. That is why at MCA Assessors we have a team of professional managers. In this way, we help you get all the documents you need with their small particularities and overcome the process without worries.
To look for a job in Andorra it is essential to prepare a resume. Although there are no specific guidelines, it is important to include personal information such as name, email, telephone, country of residence, a formal photograph, university degrees and relevant work experience.
On the other hand, it is interesting to show those jobs where you have been more than two years for the work permit and include details about the languages you speak fluently. As a final note, remember to adapt the design of your resume to the position you are applying for, as each company may value different styles.In conclusion, working in Andorra involves specific requirements that vary according to the type of authorization. To deal with the bureaucracy, we recommend you to call on our team of expert advisors to relieve you of responsibility and make the whole process smoother.