The “mobile.home” helpdesk set up by Pearle* (Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe) and its project partners* offers effective and accessible information related to administrative, legal and social aspects of performing artists’ mobility in the EU.

Performing arts companies and performing artists of the EU 25 are invited to put forward their questions related to mobility in the fields of social security, VAT, copyright, taxation, visa and work permits by sending an email to

You can put forward your questions in English, French, German, Polish, Czech and Slovak.

Please give us the following additional information: contact person, organization, email, telephone, country.

The helpdesk will answer your questions within 10 days.

Note to the reader
The aim and purpose of the helpdesk is not to give legally binding advice. It is intended to provide any relevant information, which may be of assistance to anyone with performing artists’ mobility queries or concerns. It is operated under a contract co-financed by the European Commission. The contractor endeavours to deliver a high level service for this purpose. Notwithstanding this, no guarantee can be given on the correctness or completeness of the information provided and neither the European Commission nor its contractor are responsible or may be held accountable for any loss suffered as a result of reliance upon the services of the “mobile.home” helpdesk. Any information given does not necessarily reflect the official position of the European Commission. In this regard, it should be noted that the information provided is considered to be of a first line assistance and users should contact the competent authorities for more detailed information or for advice on any course of action.

Looking forward to your questions!



IETM (international network for contemporary performing arts), Finnish Theatre Information Centre, Goethe-Institut (Brussels), Pearle* (Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe), Visiting Arts (UK ), and Associated Partners Fondazione Fitzcarraldo, European Music Council, the European Culture Foundation, Trans-Europe-Halles, Relais-Culture-Europe, Centre Dramatico Aragon, ELIA, EFAH

Please send your questions to