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Working in an EU country

Find information on workers' rights, recognition of professional qualifications and social security coordination in the EU.

Working abroad

As an EU national, you're entitled to work — for an employer or as a self-employed person — in any EU country without needing a work permit.

EU social security coordination

The EU provides common rules to protect your social security rights when moving within Europe (EU 27 + Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland)

FAQs: Working in the EU

Unemployment benefit in another EU country, employment in another EU country, facilities for persons with disabilities, qualifications, annual leave.