Scientific research activities - D/CS

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Talent Migration


This type of long-stay visa – is granted to third-state nationals who intend to travel to Romania in order to carry out activities of scientific research, on the grounds of the endorsement of the Ministry of Research and Innovation and of the General Inspectorate for Immigration.



12 months



120 Month(s)





P. Residency

60 Month(s)


Processing time

6-8 months




What are eligibility requirements for the Scientific research activities - D/CS?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a travel document valid for at least three months after the estimated day of exit from Romania.
  • You must have hosting Agreement of the Romanian Ministry for Research and Innovation (MCI).
  • You must have clean criminal record.
  • You must have travel medical insurance that covers the entire duration of the requested period of stay.
  • The research and development organisations must be legally established.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Scientific research activities - D/CS?

6 Document Required

  • The application form, appropriately filled in and signed.
  • 2 recent colour photos (size 3x4cm).
  • Copies of valid travel document that is recognized by Romania.
  • The hosting agreement of the Romanian Ministry for Research and Innovation must contain at least the following elements: a) the title or purpose of the research activity; b) an undertaking by the third-country national to endeavor to complete the research activity; c) an undertaking by the research and development organization to host the third-country national for the purpose of completing the research activity; d) the start and end date or the estimated duration of the research activity, etc.
  • The applicant’s criminal record, or any other document with the same legal value, issued by the authorities in the state of domicile or residence, bearing an apostle or extra-legalization, as the case may be.
  • Copies of medical insurance for the validity period of the visa.

Talent Migration data for Romania

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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