We assist clients and their families on the complex path of moving to Poland and obtaining a residence permit. Our experienced team provides individual support at each stage: from understanding the various immigration programs in Poland to receiving the residence permit.
Advantages of Residence Permit in Poland
Access to the European Labor Market
A Polish residence permit allows holders to live and work in Poland, providing access to the dynamic and diverse Polish job market. This is particularly beneficial for professionals and skilled workers seeking opportunities in a growing economy.
Pathway to Permanent Residency and Citizenship
Holding a temporary residence permit in Poland can be a stepping stone towards obtaining permanent residency and, eventually, Polish citizenship.
Freedom of Movement in Schengen Area
Poland is part of the Schengen Area, which means that residents can travel freely to other Schengen countries without the need for additional visas. This is ideal for those who wish to explore Europe, whether for leisure, business, or educational purposes.
A Polish residence permit makes it easier to bring family members to Poland. This is particularly advantageous for those who wish to ensure their close family can live together while enjoying the benefits of residing in the EU.
High-Quality Education and Healthcare
Residents in Poland have access to high-quality education and healthcare services. Poland's education system, especially higher education, is well-regarded internationally. The healthcare system in Poland is comprehensive, providing both public and private healthcare options.
Affordable Cost of Living
Compared to many other European countries, Poland offers a relatively affordable cost of living. This includes lower costs for housing, food, transportation, and entertainment.
About the Work Permit in Poland
A work permit is one of the most common methods for obtaining a residence permit in Poland. This permit enables the client and their family to acquire a residence permit for a period of two years. The fundamental requirement for obtaining a residence permit is an employment contract, under which the client is invited to work for a company in Poland.
Requirements for Applicants
No criminal record, no violations of European Union visa regimes, and no sham marriages.
Own or rented accommodation in Poland: proof of residence in Poland must be provided.
Family Reunification: spouse and children under 18 years of age.
Timeframe for Processing
The typical processing time for a Polish work permit ranges from one to several months. On average, it might take about 2 to 3 months from the time of application submission to the issuance of the permit.
Step-by-Step Procedure for Obtaining a Poland Residence Permit
Initial Consultation: During consultation we discuss your needs and determine the appropriate type of work.
Document Preparation: We guide you in preparing and collecting all necessary documentation.
Application Submission: Our team expertly handles the submission of your application to the relevant authorities.
Interview Preparation: If required, we provide comprehensive preparation for any interviews.
Follow-up and Collection: We keep you updated throughout the decision-making process and assist in collecting your residence card upon approval.
Dual Citizenship in Poland
Poland recognizes dual citizenship. This means that a Polish citizen can hold citizenship in another country without losing their Polish citizenship. Likewise, Poland does not require foreign nationals who become Polish citizens to renounce their previous nationality.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Polish Residence Permit?
A Polish residence permit is a legal document allowing non-EU nationals to live in Poland for a specific period. This permit can be obtained through various means, such as employment, education, business investment, or family reunification. The permit grants the holder the right to live, work, and access social services in Poland.