Employment of EU/EEA and Swiss citizens
The citizens of EU/EEA member countries and Switzerland have free access to the labour market in Slovenia and can work, be employed or self-employed under the same conditions as Slovenian citizens. This applies to access to job advertisements, work conditions as well as social and fiscal benefits. Social security contributions (pension and disability insurance, unemployment insurance) paid by the EU/EEA and Swiss citizens in Slovenia can also be transferred to the country of origin. This means that during their work and payment of social security contributions in Slovenia, they continue to be credited for years of pensionable service in their country.
The citizens of EU/EEA member countries and Switzerland.
In Slovenia, you can search for employment via web portals such as EURES which display jobs available all across Europe. You can also contact the EURES counselor in your country who will offer you advice before the beginning of your search, during employment and after you return to your country. Job advertisements at EURES are classified according to different categories (work area, country, etc.). You can also upload your CV which can then be viewed by employers in Europe.
You can find jobs in Slovenia through online portals like EURES that offer jobs from all around Europe. You can also contact an EURES counsellor in your country who will advise you prior to your job search, during your employment and after you return home. Job offers at EURES portal are classified according to different categories (field of work, country, etc.). You can also upload your CV, which is then available to employers across Europe.
GOOD TO KNOW
Employees with regulated profession, such as general medicine nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, real-estate agents and mountain guides, are allowed to perform their work in other EU member countries with fewer restrictions relative to professional qualifications due to the European Professional Card – EPC. EPC is a certificate that facilitates the mobility of these professions by implementing a simplified process of recognizing professsional qualifications in Slovenia. More information is available (in English) at http://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/work/professional-qualifications/professional-bodies-language-requirements/index_en.htm