Romania is considered to be a fairly young, very unusual and even somewhat exotic country. And Bucharest is often called the "Little Paris of the East", as it is famous for its sights and culture, as well as numerous educational institutions, and the specialists who graduate from these universities, are in great demand all over the world.
It is no coincidence that companies such as Oracle, Intel, IBM, Adobe, and Amazon are opening affiliated offices, technical departments in Bucharest, they are investing in call centers, software development and technical support. Romania's IT sector is making huge progress and remains attractive for business, because, in addition to talented young people, the Internet in the capital is one of the fastest in the world, which has contributed to the emergence of many IT hubs, incubators, corresponding startups and coworking spaces for them.
In the country itself, there are also several large historical regions with their own unique specifics, due to the fact that each of them was a part of a different state or even empire, and this makes Romania a kind of conglomerate of traditions and marks of the time of different eras. A wide variety of nature, from wild forests and snow-capped mountains to sunny beaches with golden sand, will allow everyone to find a place to live to their liking.
There are 2 ways to obtain Romanian citizenship: naturalization or repatriation
The first is a long and difficult path, while the applicant must:
- Be over 18 years of age and have legally lived in Romania for at least 8 years;
- Have a good command of the Romanian language, have knowledge of the history and culture of the country;
- Be law abiding and have a reliable source of income.
If all the conditions are met, the person receives a residence permit, after that - a permanent residence, and then he can apply for Romanian citizenship.
An official marriage with a Romanian citizen gives the spouse the right to obtain a residence permit. It should be noted that the total period of naturalization in this case is reduced to 5 years.
Repatriation: Any person who proves that he or his direct relatives were born or lived on the territory of Romania before 1940 can apply for the citizenship without the need to invest hundreds of thousands of euros in the country's economy. You just need to meet 4 conditions:
- Reaching 18 years of age;
- No previous convictions;
- Declaration of loyalty to the country;
- Confirmation of Romanian origin.
The procedure is extremely simple. We will carry out archival work to find evidence of your Romanian "roots of origin". This will be a sufficient basis for the legal restoration of Romanian citizenship.
All stages of the paperwork checks and digitization, with the final result in the form of a citizenship order, takes approximatively 8 to 14 months.
And, having become a rightful and eligible citizen of Romania, you can live and work in any country of the European Union without restrictions, open accounts and make deposits in reliable European banks.
You will have access to education, medicine and the acquisition of real estate in any country-member of the alliance, as well as gaining an opportunity to travel visa-free to more than 150 countries of the world.