(official documents available only in Romanian)

Legal framework of the cooperation between IOM and the Government of Romania

  • Law No. 291/14 November 2008 regarding the ratification of the Tripartite Agreement between the Government of Romania, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) regarding the temporary evacuation to Romania of a number of persons in need of urgent international protection and their subsequent resettlement, signed in Bucharest on May 8th, 2008, and for the regulation of some procedural aspects of its implementation.
  • HG.568/ 21 September 1992 (Government Decision) regarding the approval of the Agreement between the Government of Romania and the International Organization for Migration regarding the legal status, privileges and immunities enjoyed by IOM in Romania.


National legislation regulating migration to Romania

  • Ordinance no. 25 of 26 August 2014 privind încadrarea în muncă şi detaşarea străinilor pe teritoriul României şi pentru modificarea şi completarea unor acte normative privind regimul străinilor în România

  • Ordinance no. 22 of 26 August 2014 for amending and supplementing the Law no. 122/2006 regarding the asylum in Romania.

  • Order no. 418/2013 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania) on amending the annex to the Order of the minister of foreign affairs no. 1.743/2010 for the approval of the Revised List of the states for the citizen's of which the procedure of invitation to granting the short-stay visas for entry in Romania, is necessary. 
  • Law no. 157 of 2011 on ammending and supplementing some normative documents regarding the status of foreigners in Romania.
  • Law no. 56 of 13 March 2007 on amending and supplementing the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 194/2002 regarding the foreigners stauts in Romania. 


EU legislative framework

The EU Acquis on Migration and Asylum is available on the European Commission's website: ec.europa.eu and, as a consolidated version, here.

A glossary of the terminology used in asylum and migration, especially in the EU, is available in Englishhere