Services

Change of employer

Temporary residence

After the amendment to the Act on foreigners pursuant to Article 120, a foreigner may apply for a change in the decision concerning the entity entrusting the performance of...

Establishment of companies

Other

foreigner who stays in Poland and meets certain conditions may set up a company. As a rule, a foreigner requires a type B permit to perform the functions of the company's president or board...

Guest invitation

Other

A guest invitation is a document that allows you to stay in Poland after meeting certain requirements: having financial resources to cover the costs related to the stay in the territory of the...

Performance of work

Temporary residence

A foreigner has the right to obtain a temporary residence permit based on employment in Poland. A temporary residence card is issued for a specified period of time and for work with a specific...

Work permit

Work

A foreigner, a citizen of a country outside the European Union, has the right to work on the basis of a visa or a temporary residence permit. Additionally, a foreigner must have a work permit issued...

Seasonal work permit

Work

An employer who intends to employ a foreigner may submit an application for a seasonal work permit. Such a permit gives the foreigner the right to work for a period not longer than 9 months in a...

Application for employment by a citizen of Ukraine

Work

If a Ukrainian citizen entered the territory of the Republic of Poland due to an armed conflict, the employer is obliged to notify the poviat labor office within 14 days that the citizen of Ukraine...

Termination of the permit

Permanent residence

permanent residence permit is granted for an indefinite period, but the residence card must be replaced with a new one every 10 years. The application for the extension of the permanent residence...

Commitment to return

Illegal residence

A foreigner is obliged to return to the country of origin if the expiry date of the document on the basis of which the foreigner entered Poland is about to expire, or if a decision has been issued...

Loss of citizenship

Citizenship

You can lose Polish citizenship only in the event of resignation. The application for renunciation of Polish citizenship may be submitted in person or by post. After the decision of the President of...

Replacement of a residence card

Permanent residence

The residence card is replaced in the event of: change of data on the existing residence card, change of image, loss or damage of the card. In the case of obtaining a long-term resident's EU...

By the power of law

Citizenship

Under Polish law, a minor child may obtain citizenship if at least one of the child's parents is a Polish citizen or if the parents of a child born in Poland are unknown, do not have any citizenship...

Criminal cases

Other

Contrary to appearances, criminal law often defines issues related to everyday life. On the website, we publish advice on photos from a speed camera, driving without permission and under the...

Tax matters

Other

In Poland, tax is payable not only by Polish citizens, but also by foreigners. In most cases, it is enough to have a PESEL number to pay off the tax. Currently, there are several types of taxes in...

EU Resident Status

Permanent residence

The long-term resident's EU residence permit is a permit entitling to permanent residence in Poland. Such permits are issued for an indefinite period of time. Having a long-term resident's EU...

A wedding with a foreigner

Other

Polish citizens more and more often want to get married with foreigners. The process of getting married in the Registry Office is quite complicated and lengthy. In order to enter into a...

Translation of documents

Other

Documents in a foreign language delivered to the Offices as part of legalization procedures must be translated into Polish. As part of customer service, our office offers sworn translations of...

Recognition as a citizen

Citizenship

Recognition of a foreigner as a Polish citizen takes place if the foreigner has submitted an application for recognition as a citizen and meets at least one of the conditions. In order to be...

Divorces

Other

Due to the large number of foreigners in Poland, the number of marriages and divorces has increased. As a rule, divorce cases are pending in the District Court. The question is whether the district...

Stay with a citizen of the Republic of Poland

Temporary residence

The permit is granted to a foreigner married to a Polish citizen. A permit granted to a foreigner, a spouse of a Polish citizen, entitles him to work without the need to have an additional work...

Civil cases

Other

It regulates relations between entities of private law. The entities of civil law are natural and legal persons.

Conducting research or development work

Temporary residence

A foreigner with at least one professional title corresponding in Poland to a master's degree or its equivalent, enabling him to apply for a doctoral degree, the purpose of which is to conduct...

Running a business

Temporary residence

A foreigner who plans to run a business in Poland and meets certain conditions, has the right to obtain a temporary residence permit.

Restoration of citizenship

Citizenship

If a foreigner previously had Polish citizenship, but lost it before January 1, 1999, he has the right to apply for restoration of citizenship. To this end, the foreigner must provide information,...

Statement on entrusting the performance of work

Work

On the basis of the declaration on entrusting the performance of work to a citizen of Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus and Russia, they have the right to work in Poland for a period not longer than...

Humanitarian stay

Illegal residence

residence permit for humanitarian reasons may be obtained by a foreigner who has reasons why he cannot be obligated to return to the country of origin. A foreigner who is in the Republic of Poland...

Tolerated stay

Illegal residence

A permit for tolerated stay may be obtained by a foreigner when he or she cannot be obligated to return for some reason. A foreigner who has a tolerated stay permit may perform work without the need...

Stay with a foreigner

Temporary residence

Family members of a foreigner who has a residence permit in Poland (wife / husband, minor child) may obtain a temporary residence permit.

Appeal against the decision

Temporary residence Citizenship Work Permanent residence

A foreigner who has received the voivode's decision and is not satisfied with it, may submit a written appeal within 14 calendar days from the date of receipt of the...

SIS

Illegal residence

The Schengen Information System (SIS) is an official database in which data on persons and objects crossing the border of the Schengen area are stored in order to ensure the security of the Schengen...

Taking up or continuing full-time studies

Temporary residence

While studying or continuing education in Poland full-time, a foreigner has the right to obtain a temporary residence permit. To obtain a permit, a foreigner must meet the relevant...

Polish roots

Permanent residence

A foreigner declaring Polish nationality and meeting the following conditions may be considered a person of Polish origin. If at least one parents or grandparents or two great-grandparents were of...

Legalization of stay

Illegal residence

A foreigner's stay in Poland may become illegal for various reasons. Illegal stay may result in issuing an obligation to return the foreigner to the country of origin. In the event of failure to...

Economic activity

Work

A foreigner who plans to run a business in Poland and meets certain conditions, has the right to obtain a temporary residence permit.

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