Technology Partnership between Partena Professional & EasyPay GROUP
Partena Professional and EasyPay GROUP have entered into a technology partnership to deliver payroll services to the interim sector in Belgium.
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Do you want to hire a Ukrainian resident? Then keep in mind the following.
In principle, no person from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) can be employed in Belgium without a work permit. Ukrainian residents who register in Belgium are eligible for the ‘temporary protection’ status.
Upon arrival in Belgium, Ukrainian residents can apply for a ‘temporary protection certificate’.
To qualify for this, they will have to apply in person, with their Ukrainian identity documents, to a specially set-up registration centre in Brussels (Hall 8, Heysel). If the conditions are met, a temporary protection certificate will be issued. Once they have obtained this certificate, they can apply to the municipal administration of their residence.
After registering, they will normally receive an annex 15 while awaiting an address check by a local police officer and their electronic card A. Beneficiaries of temporary protection are exempt from applying for a work permit. In this context, the annex 15 and the card A will be marked ‘labour market: unlimited’, which gives immediate access to the Belgian labour market.
This card is valid for one year and is renewable (twice) every six months.
This status applies to the following two categories of persons:
If you wish to hire a Ukrainian resident, we advise you to check whether this person is in possession of an electronic card A or annex 15 mentioning ‘labour market: unlimited’. You can legally employ a Ukrainian resident only on the basis of one of these two documents. In case of employment, you should check the expiry date of the residence permit in the context of obtaining an extension with access to the labour market. Also keep in mind that your employees, who are beneficiaries of temporary protection, will be subject to the same rights and obligations as your Belgian employees.