YOU ARE OUTSIDE OF POLAND
& YOU WANT TO ENTER POLAND
If you’re citizen of non-European countries, you could enter Poland with biometric passport (if your country is on a list of countries, whose citizens are exempted from a visa requirement when entering Schengen Area) or with valid visa:
- Schengen visa (marked with the symbol C) - entitles you to stay on the territory of the Schengen Zone (including Poland) up to 90 days within each 180-day period;
- National visa (long-term visa; marked with the symbol D) - entitles you to entry and continuous stay on the territory of Poland or several consecutive stays lasting for a total of more than 90 days; the period of validity of a national visa may not exceed 1 year.
We offer you our help in preparing check-list of the documents, which will be needed to obtain visa, fulfillingthe visa application and booking an appointment in the Polish Embassy to submit the documets.
To obtain a work visa, you need a document that will confirm your intention to work in Poland. There are some documents, which could confirm that your purpose of stay in Poland is work.:
- The seasonal work permit (type S) – for foreigners who intend to perform the so-called seasonal work (e.g. work in tourism, gardening, agriculture, etc.) for a period not exceeding 9 months;
- Work permits (all types: A, B, C, D, E) – are issued for a maximum period of 3 years (an exception is a type B work permit - it may also be issued for a maximum period of 5 years);
- The declaration on entrusting performance of work to the foreigner (applies to the citizens of: Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Russia) - this document legalizes work of a foreigner who is a citizen of one of the abovementioned countries for a period not exceeding 6 months in the next 12 months.