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Immigrate to Macedonia from UK

Immigrate to Macedonia from UK

If you have a British passport you can immigrate to Macedonia from UK without the need for a visa. Those who want to live in this country for 90 days, for tourist or business purposes, can benefit from this advantage. But there are other conditions for a longer-term relocation that our immigration lawyers in Macedonia can explain to you. They can take care of the required formalities as well as the necessary documents in this direction.

The conditions for relocation of a British citizen in Macedonia

If you have decided to move to Macedonia from UK, it is recommended that you consider the formalities involved. First of all, you should know that there are no restrictions on entering this country, i.e. you do not need a visa if you will live for approximately 3 months. But if you intend to extend your stay, you will need to apply for an entry visa, residence, and/or work permit and register with the local authorities. Here are some of the formalities required, if you want to immigrate to Macedonia from UK:

  • The travel document, respectively the passport must have a validity of at least 6 months.
  • It is necessary to present health insurance and a passport-size photo.
  • The authorities also require a warranty letter of invitation from the family or host where you will live in Macedonia.
  • Proof of payment of the visa fee and sufficient personal funds to live in Macedonia during the stay are required.
  • Once you enter Macedonia with the necessary visa, you will need to register with the local authorities. A visit to the nearest police station should be on your list.

These formalities come under the attention of our immigration lawyers in Macedonia. We can help you with the preparation of the documents so that you can benefit from a simple and fast process in obtaining the necessary approvals to enter this country. So, if you want to relocate to Macedonia, we invite you to talk to our lawyers with experience in this field.

Obtaining the residence permit for Macedonia

With the presentation of health insurance, passport, proof of domicile, and some bank statements, you can obtain the residence permit. If you have accepted a job in Macedonia and depending on the country you come from, you will also have to apply for a work permit.

This can be issued at the same time as the residence permit, and in addition to the documents mentioned above, the authorities will also need the employment contract. You may also need to present a clear criminal record. However, we recommend that you contact our lawyers in Macedonia to benefit from complete legal advice in this direction.

What happens if you do not register with the municipality in Macedonia

It is recommended that when you arrive in Macedonia from UK, you register your presence with the local authorities and you have 24 hours to do so. You must know that if you do not do this, you can be fined and pay quite large penalties. Whether you will live in a hotel or in a residential neighborhood in the city chosen for relocation, you need to register as soon as you arrive in Macedonia.

Statistics on Macedonian immigration

Below we present some statistical data about immigration and the population of Macedonia, with the mention that we can help you if you want to move to Macedonia:

  • In 2021, the population of Macedonia was over 1.8 million.
  • 10.23% represented the migrant rate per 1,000 people, according to 2020 data.

If you want to immigrate to Macedonia from UK, we recommend that you contact our law firm in Macedonia. We will take care of the formalities and documents to benefit from a quick relocation process.