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Obtain Residence Permit in Liechtenstein

Obtain Residence Permit in Liechtenstein

Updated on Tuesday 18th July 2017

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Obtain Residence Permit in Liechtenstein.jpgPersons who intend to stay in Liechtenstein for more than three months must apply for a residence permit. It is good to know that the residence permits can be obtained through the lottery or can be granted by the government in Liechtenstein. If you want to apply for a residence permit in Liechtenstein, it is recommended to solicit legal advice and support from our lawyers in Liechtenstein. The same team can also offer information about how to open a company in Liechtenstein.
 

Residence permits for third countries nationals

 
The citizens from countries with no bilateral migration agreements with Liechtenstein can apply for a residence permit for work purposes and can also obtain residence permits without being required to have a job in the country. One should know that the government of Liechtenstein can issue residence permits for economic deliberations for individuals with certain interests to the state, in accordance with the Foreigners Act in Liechtenstein. Once the residence permit has been granted, the individual can bring their family members as dependents, like the spouse or a child under 18 and join him/her on the same residence permit.
 
The Office for Migration and Passports in Liechtenstein issues the residence permits for foreigners interested in working and living in Liechtenstein. Only 89 residence permits are offered each year by the government. Please consider that our attorneys in Liechtenstein can provide you with information and legal guidance if you want to obtain a residence permit in Liechtenstein.
 

Residence permits for EEA citizens in Liechtenstein

 
There are only 72 residence permits available for persons from EEA (European Economic Area) countries who are willing to work in the country, and 16 permits for individuals who do not intend to work here. It is good to know that half of the residence permits for EEA citizens are obtained through the lottery, while the other half is offered by the government in Liechtenstein. Once the residence permit is issued, the holder can stay up to 5 years in the country and then he/she can apply for a permanent residence in the Principality.
 
For complete information about how to obtain a residence permit in Liechtenstein, please feel free to contact our law firm in Liechtenstein.
 

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