FAQ

How long does it take to obtain temporary residence permit?

 

What is the price of document processing necessary for the temporary residence permit?

 

When can I claim for permanent residence?

 

Can I obtain visa preferentially if the institution decides to issue residence permit?

 

Is there a refund guarantee in case the residence permit or visa is not issued?

 

What if institution refuses issuing the residence permit or embassy does not grant a visa?

 

1. How long does it take to obtain temporary residence permit?

The process of issue of temporary residence permit consists of several stages irrespective of the country where the permit is applied for and the type of the permit. The first stage is preparatory, its duration depends on the applicant, i.e. on how quickly he/she can acquire property or shares, demonstrate operations of a company, obtain visa (when necessary), appear at migration institution or consular post and submit application. The second stage consists of decision of migration institution. In some countries, it is possible to obtain decision of the migration institution on issue of temporary residence permit in 2 months, in case of urgent procedure. When ordinary procedure is followed, the process of decision making may take up to 6 months, depending on the country where the permit is applied for. Back to top

 

2. What is the price of document processing necessary for the temporary residence permit?

The price of the service depends on the country where the temporary residence permit is applied for and the grounds of application. After selecting a country and your grounds, please contact us for determination of exact price. Back to top

 

3. When can I claim for permanent residence?

Permanent residence permit is issued after 5 years of residence in the country, except Hungary. In Hungary, if investments are made in Government bonds, the permanent residence permit is issued immediately, and on other grounds it is issued after 3 years. Back to top

 

4. Can I obtain visa preferentially if the institution decides to issue residence permit?

When migration institution decides to issue temporary residence permit in the country, you can apply for a single-entry national visa (D). In this case you do not need to prove the purpose of your entry into the country. Back to top

 

5. Is there a refund guarantee in case the residence permit or visa is not issued?

Such an option is not foreseen in the standard service package, but in some programmes the services can be optionally ordered including 100% refund guarantee. Conditions will be agreed separately in each case. Back to top

 

6. What if institution refuses issuing the residence permit or embassy does not grant a visa?

When migration institution refuses issuing temporary residence permit or embassy does not grant a visa, the person can appeal against such a decision in courts in all the countries. When embassy does not grant a visa, it is possible to extend the period of temporary residence permit processing. Back to top