Luxembourg work permit, 300,000 workers needed

There is a labor shortage in Luxembourg. They need 300,000 workers in the next three years. Get to know about the Luxembourg Work Visa Process. To work in Luxembourg you need a long-stay visa for more than 90 days that allows you to work. It is also known as national visas and are issued for one year and can be extended. Many companies in Luxembourg sponsor work permits, especially for positions they struggle to fill locally. Luxembourg is the richest country in the world when measured by (GDP) per capita. High salaries and social benefits.

About Luxembourg Work Visa (For Stays Longer than Three Months)

If you have been offered a Job in Luxembourg that is longer than three months, you will go through the long-stay visa. The process involves the following steps:

  • Before Entering the Country:
    • Apply for temporary authorization to stay at the General Department of Immigration of the Ministry of Home Affairs. (This step is usually done by the employer).
    • After the approval of the Temporary Authorization, you can apply for a type D visa at the nearest embassy/consulate of Luxembourg in your home country.
  • After entering Luxemburg:
    • Go through Medical Checkup
    • You must apply for a temporary residence permit in Luxembourg.

Types of Luxemburg Long Stay Work Visa

Long-Term Visa (D Visa): This visa is required for stays exceeding 90 days for work, study, or permanent residence. This is the most common type of salaried employment visa for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.

EU Blue Card: Highly qualified workers from non-EU/EEA/Swiss countries can apply for an EU Blue Card, offering faster processing times and specific benefits like easier family reunification.

Requirements of a Work Visa

  • Have a Job offer from Luxembourg.
  • Have a valid work contract with an employer in Luxembourg.
  • Your employer must register your right of employment at the National Employment Agency (Agence pour le développement de l’emploi – ADEM).
  • Clean Criminal Record.
  • Employment Contract with all necessary details.
  • Valid Passport.
  • Visa application form.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Bank Statement.
  • Copy of your educational documents.

Application Process of a Luxembourg Work Visa

  1. Temporary Authorization: The first step involves applying for a temporary authorization to stay in Luxembourg (“authorisation de séjour temporaire”) through the Immigration Directorate. This application must be submitted and approved before you arrive in Luxembourg.
  2. D Visa Application: Once you receive the temporary authorization, you can apply for the D visa at the Luxembourg consulate in your home country.
  3. Find the Luxembourg diplomatic and consular missions and select your country to find the visa process, visa application forms, and fees.
  4. Local Registration: Upon arrival in Luxembourg, register your presence with the local administration office within three working days.
  5. Medical Examination: Undergo a medical examination as required by the authorities.
  6. Residence Permit Application: Submit your application for a residence permit (“titre de séjour”) within three months of arrival.

Luxembourg Temporary Residence Permit

If you want to stay for longer than one year you must apply for a temporary residence permit, which is issued for up to five years.

Luxembourg Permanent Residence Permit

After staying for five years legally in Luxembourg, you can apply for a permanent residence permit.

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