Information for non-European citizens

Living in Europe, Working in Europe | Entry conditions/visas | Poland

 

You can enter Poland and start working on the basis of one of the following conditions:

 

You can stay in Poland until the periods mentioned above, depending on the condition on which you entered Poland. If you plan to stay in Poland longer, you need to legalise your stay by obtaining a residence permit (residence card).

 

Lazarski University, library, author: Karol Piechocki

RESIDENCE PERMITS

Residence permit is a document that allows a foreign national to reside in Poland legally. It also entitles the holder, together with the travel document, to travel within the Schengen area.

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TEMPORARY REGISTRATION IN THE MUNICIPAL/DISTRICT OFFICE

This is an obligatory registration not only for foreigners but also for Polish nationals. If you are planning to stay in Poland in a certain town for more than 14 days, you need to register in the relevant municipal office.

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COMING WITH FAMILY MEMBERS

The Polish law allows the members of families to join those who are residing in Poland legally, under the following conditions: the family member whom you intend to join needs to fulfill some conditions.

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