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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • NATIONAL VISA

  • Please be informed that if you wish to apply for a National visa you must make an appointment on line at: www.e-konsulat.gov.pl  and follow the instructions listed below:

     

    • On the home page  click on the country: Great Britain, diplomatic mission: London (all type of passports)
    • Select the sub-icon “National Visa- Register form”
    • Read the 4-step instructions provided
    • Book your Visa appointment ( bottom of page)
    • Fill in Visa Application form (it will pop out)
    • Save the application and process your data
    • Print out your processed Visa application and appointment details
    • Next , you are welcome at the Consular Section of the Polish Embassy on the day of your appointment

     

    National visa to work in Poland

     

     When applying for a visa you have to submit the following documents so that the Polish Embassy can begin the visa procedure:

     

    • Passport - it should be valid for at least three months from the date of the planned departure from Poland or the Schengen area, it should contain at least two blank pages and it should have been issued within the last ten years
    • UK residence permit or other form of Identity Card for foreign nationals. If your residence permit is in your expired passport, please bring your old passport together with current one

     If you do not hold residence permit in the UK, which allows to work within the UK, you need to make an application in the country of your origin.

     

    • Completed visa application form
    • One photograph with a white background
    • Original form of the working permit issued by the local Municipal Office in Poland.

    Note that if the applicant is going to act as a member of the management board of the Polish company the work permit is not required for the period of maximum 6 months. If the assignment as a member of management board will continue for a period longer than 6 months the work permit needs to be submitted for the work permit visa application.

     

    • Proof of medical insurance valid from the point of entry to Poland until signing employment contract

     

    Proof of travel medical insurance to cover any expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention and/or emergency hospital treatment or death, during your stay on the territory of Poland. The minimum coverage should be EUR 30 000. The applicant should submit a written confirmation from the insuring company with information about the name of the insured person, territorial validity of the insurance, exact dates and amount of the coverage.

     

     

    National visa to study in Poland

     

    If you wish to apply for a student visa you need to submit the following documents:

     

    • Passport - it should be valid for at least three months from the date of the planned departure from Poland or the Schengen area, it should contain at least two blank pages and it should have been issued within the last ten years
    • UK residence permit or other form of Identity Card for foreign nationals. If your residence permit is in your expired passport, please bring your old passport together with current one

    If you do not hold residence permit in the UK, you need to make an application in the country of your origin.

     

    • Completed National visa application form
    • One photograph with a white background
    • Recent letter from your school or university. The letter should be addressed to the Visa Section of the Polish Embassy.
      Students should ensure that letter should includes information about the type of your course, school attendance and intended period of leave/holidays taken from school for your journey.
    • Confirmation letter from a school in Poland. This letter should include information about the type of your course, duration etc…with confirmation of the fee payment
    • Proof of travel medical insurance to cover any expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention and/or emergency hospital treatment or death, during your stay on the territory of the Schengen countries.
    • Evidence of possession of sufficient financial means e.g. recent bank statements We do not accept cash and/or credit card/saver account statements as a proof of your financial means.

     

    Please bear in mind that the decision whether you are allowed to enter Poland is made by Border Guard officer.

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