Employment of Foreign Nationals without Work Permit or Valid Residence Permit
If you employ a foreigner without a working permit, although s/he is obliged to have the working permit according to the Employment Law, or a foreigner without a valid residence permit, you are obliged to pay the costs connected to his/her the legal extradition.
The costs connected to the extradition of foreigners comprise:
- transport costs,
- other necessary expenses.
You as an employer are exempt from the obligation to cover the costs in the following instances:
- You can prove, that you have met the requirements of law regulating the employment and residence of foreigners, and did not know that the residence permit submitted by the foreigner was a forgery, or
- You have concluded an agreement with the foreigner and can prove, that you have fulfilled the obligations prescrobed by law regulating the employment and residence of foreigners, and did not know that the residence permit submitted by the foreigner was a forgery.
For further information on the duties and options the employers have, see the web page of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.