Croatia Temporary stay of digital nomads

πŸ’³ Temporary stay of digital nomads, Digital Nomad Visa of Croatia - Requirements andΒ Process

πŸ•œ Duration 365 days πŸ€‘ 2539 ($) πŸ’° 190 ($) 🧐 Digital Nomad Visa

Croatia extends the option of Temporary Stay for Digital Nomads to individuals outside the EU who engage in communication technology, whether as remote employees or via their own company registered outside Croatia.

Who can be eligible for the Crotia digital nomad visa?

The eligibility criteria for the Crotia digital nomad visa are as follows:

  • Aplicants must be a third-country national (this means a non EU/EEA/Swiss citizen).
  • The applicant should engage in remote work for either an external company or their own enterprise, which isn't registered within the Republic of Croatia and doesn't conduct operations or offer services to employers based in the Republic of Croatia.
  • The established monthly amount is at least EUR 2 539,31, which can be confirmed by a bank statement of regular income or pay slips for the last six months. This amount is increased by 10% of the average monthly net salary for each additional family member or life partner or informal life partner.
  • Alternatively, if your plan suggests a 12-month stay in the Republic of Croatia, you can confirm your eligibility by having at least 30 471,72 euros in your bank account.

How to apply Crotia digital nomad visa?

  • Collect required documents
  • Complete the application form
  • If you NEED a visa to enter the Republic of Croatia: You can apply at an embassy or consulate of the Republic of Croatia abroad.
  • If you DO NOT need a visa to enter the Republic of Croatia: For individuals who do not require a visa for entry, it also remains an option to apply in person at an embassy or consulate of the Republic of Croatia. Additionally, the application can be submitted to the police department/police station concerned at the address of temporary residence.

Benefits of Working as a Digital Nomad in Crotia

  • The length of stay of up to two years is the Nomad Digital Residency program's most significant plus.
  • No income tax.
  • Quite a simple and quick visa application process.

How much does the Crotia Digital Nomad Visa Cost?

Fees if the application is submitted to a diplomatic mission/consular office :

  • 55,74 EUR for temporary residence permit.
  • 93,00 EUR for a long-term visa (D visa) (additional service fee may apply when applying through a VFS visa center).
  • 41,14 EUR for a biometric resident card (please check with the diplomatic mission/consular office for availability).
Fees if the application is submitted to a police department/police station:
  • 46.45 EUR for temporary stay approval.
  • 9.29 EUR for administrative charges linked to biometric residence permit issuance.
  • 31.85 EUR for the biometric residence card (or 59.73 EUR for expedited processing).

Processing time for the Digital Nomad Visa in Crotia

The standard processing time for a digital nomad visa in Croatia is between eight and 30 days. If embassies are processing a large number of applications, the processing time may be longer. The Croatian government recommends applying at least three weeks before the date of intended travel to avoid any problems.

How long can I stay in Crotia as a Digital Nomad?

A temporary stay of up to a year (and possibly shorter) is authorized, with no provision for extension. A fresh application to regulate the stay of digital nomads can be submitted six months after the conclusion of the prior granted temporary digital nomad stay.

Paying taxes as a Digital Nomad in Crotia

By applying for a digital nomad visa in Croatia, you are exempt from paying Croatian income tax for your remotely based work.

Is it possible to apply the Digital Nomad Visa in Crotia for themselves as well as for dependents?

Immediate family members of a digital nomad who has been granted temporary stay in the Republic of Croatia have the option to accompany them. This coverage encompasses partners in "common law marriages" – unmarried couples who have cohabited for over 3 years in the absence of children, and a shorter duration if they share parental responsibilities. Substantiating evidence demonstrating the 3-year cohabitation must be furnished, which may consist of a declaration, shared lease agreements, testimonies from witnesses, and supplementary documentation that substantiates the enduring nature of your relationship.

βœ” Checklist of required documents for Croatia Digital Nomad Visa

  • Visa application form
  • Copy of a valid travel document (period of validity of a travel document must be three months longer than the period of validity of intended stay)
  • Health insurance
  • Proof of purpose (contract of employment or other document proving that the person performs work remotely for a foreign employer ).
  • Bank statement or proof of regular income (30 479 EUR per year)
  • Proof that he/she has not been convicted of criminal offences from his/her home country
  • Provide your address of stay or of intended stay in the Republic of Croatia

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βœ… 1. Family reunification is allowed, i.e. you can bring your spouse, children, etc., just show more money; 2. No need to pay expensive and useless state health insurance; 3. no need to sign a lease for a year at a time; 4. You can apply online; 5. You will not be interested in taxation. Well, at least that's what she promised.

❌ 1. this residence permit cannot be extended for the same reasons earlier than 6 months after the end of the previous one. That is, you can extend the "digital nomad", changing the purpose of the residence permit for the next year, for example, to study or work. Otherwise, at the end of the residence permit you are obliged to leave the country for six months; 2. is approved for a period not exceeding one year; You must enter the country no later than 30 days after approval. The booking of the accommodation is checked. They call the hotel. It is important to provide a real hotel reservation. Neither you nor your family members do not receive the right to work in the domestic labor market.


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❌ Processing time is 1-2 months


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