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The residence permit D3 is granted to those third-country nationals who intend to carry the exercise of teaching in an educational or vocational training institution or a highly qualified or cultural activity. Therefore is required proof that the applicant was accepted to teach at a higher education institution or to a highly qualified activity.

Where there is doubt regarding the activity’s framework, and for purposes of assessing the adequacy of the professional experience of the third-country national, the ministries responsible for employment and for education and science shall issue an opinion before granting a visa.


  • Work contract, or
  • Proposal of the work contract, or
  • Scientific research grant


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