Factsheet: The EU
28 June 2021
The EU Blue Card is a work and residence permit for non-EEA nationals, which provides the holder with a pathway towards permanent residence and citizenship in a EU country.
The EU Blue Card gives highly qualified workers from outside the EU the permission to live and work in a EU country, provided they have high-level professional qualifications, and an offer of employment with a high salary.
Our factsheet sets out the eligibility criteria and how to apply.