No more simplified rules for employee or blue card holders

Together with the state of emergency, also the simplified rules for the change of placement for holders of employee or blue cards ended on 11 April.

As of 12 April, the change of employer or placement has to follow the regular rules defined by the Act on Stay of Aliens:

  • employee card holders: the notification of the change of employer of replacement must be submitted to the Ministry of Interior at least 30 days in advance; change of employer is possible 6 months after the issuing of the card at the earliest;
  • blue card holders: the change of employer or placement during the first 2 years is possible only after prior consent by the Ministry of Interior.

Detailed information can be found on the Ministry of Interior’s website: employee cards, blue cards.