accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Croatia a temporary residence permit for a foreign national can be obtained for the following purposes:
The maximum duration of a first temporary residence permit is one year. This can be extended in a Police Station nearest to the applicant’s place of residence in Croatia no later than 30 days before the expiry of the current temporary residence permit.
Croatian Embassy in Stockholm can only accept applications for a First Temporary Residence Permit from Swedish, Latvian and Lithuanian citizens or other nationals with an approved residence in the Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania.
In accordance with the Croatian legislation when applying for a First Residence Permit the application must be made in person. In addition to the application the following documentation must be attached:
All required documents must be either the originals or notarized copies. An Apostille must be attached to each relevant document.
All required documents need to be translated into Croatian by certified translator.
Additional documentation might be requested.
If the application is approved the First Temporary Residence Permit will be attached to the applicant’s passport and this must be done in person.
A foreign national is obliged to report to the relevant Police station the exact place of residence no later than three days after arrival to Croatia.
The validity of a Temporary Residence Permit shall cease if a foreign national fails to report the place of residence at a Police station within 30 days from the date of issue of the Temporary Residence Permit, or is absent from Croatia for over 30 days.