Third-country nationals who intend to stay in the Republic of Croatia for the purpose of family reunification shall regulate their temporary stay status for the purpose of family reunification.
Where and how to apply
The applications shall be submitted personally by the foreigner concerned.
Foreigners who need a visa to enter the Republic of Croatia shall file an application at a diplomatic mission/consular office of the Republic of Croatia.
Foreigners who do not need a visa to enter the Republic of Croatia may submit their application to a jurisdictional police administration/station.
The application should contain the following:
|Further requirements||The application for the approval of the extention of the temporary stay permit shall be submitted at a police administration/station according to the place of residence, no later than 60 days before the expiry of the validity of the existing temporary stay permit.|
Duration of validity of permits
The temporary stay permit for the purpose of family reunification shall be granted for the period of one year, or until the date of expiration of the temporary stay permit of a foreigner with whom the family reunification is required.
|Appeals||A police administration/station decision may be appealed within 15 days from the date of the service of the decision. The decision shall be reached by the Review Commission which deals with appeals concerning the procedures applied under the provisions of the Foreigners Act.|
Change of employment
|Change of status||N/A|
Permanent stay may be granted to a foreigner if he/she: