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Entry
  • VISA:
    • country — valid for Poland for maximum 1 year
    • Schengen — valid for the whole zone up to 90 days
  • NON-VISA:
    • several dozen of countries e.g.: Australia, Japan, Canada, Malesia, Singapur, USA
Residence

REGISTER TEMPORARY RESIDENCE:

  • at the address of your stay
  • with a city or district administrative office
  • no later then on a fourth day in Poland
Stay

REGISTER YOUR STAY BY OBTAINING:

  • one of permits:
    • for residence for a designated period
    • to settle
    • to settle as a long term EU resident
  • together with a resident card
  • before expiry of your visa
Tax Status

REGISTER WITH A TAX OFFICE:

  • tax residents — competent for place of residence (domicile) or place of conducting business activity
  • tax non residents — designated in each province, competent based on place of stay or conducting business activity (e.g. Third Tax Office in Warsaw)
Employment

WORK PERMIT for a designated position

PERMIT-LESS for:

  • some professions (i.e. teaching ones native language),
  • students,
  • holders of: permit to settle or permit to settle as a long term EU resident
Driving License
  • driving license is valid in Poland in Poland for 6 months
  • after this period exchange for a Polish document necessary
  • in cases of few countries – international license is required