Croatian gov't okays 3,115 work permits for foreigners in 2016

The cabinet of Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Wednesday decided that the annual quota for employment of foreigners in Croatia in 2016 would be 3,115 permits, which include 800 renewed licences and the issuance of 2,300 new ones.

The sectors eligible for this quota are: shipbuilding that can hire 500 aliens, transport (123), tourism and hospitality (85), culture (34), agriculture and forestry (20), the manufacturing industry (18), healthcare (15), and science and education (5).

In addition the 2016 annual quota for seasonal employment in agriculture and forestry is set at 15.

Labour and Pension System Minister Nada Sikic said that the quotas were based on agreements with employers and chambers of commerce and crafts and other stakeholders.

Last update: Tue, 28/06/2016 - 17:51

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