A resident is a person who:
- is domiciled in Romania
- has their centre of vital interests in Romania
- is present in Romania for a period or periods that exceed 183 days in any 12 consecutive months interval ending in the calendar year concerned, or
- is a Romanian citizen working abroad as a civil servant or as an employee of the Romanian state.
See the Other issues section for a description of work authorisations and temporary residency permits.