RESIDENCE PERMIT IN POLAND
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A Polish Temporary Residence Permit (zezwolenie na pobyt czasowy) is the document, issued to a citizen of the non-EU country, which gives you opportunities to immigrate, live and work in Poland and Schengen area countries, during the entire time of the document validity. A temporary residence permit through work or business in Poland, can be issued from 1 to 3 years for the first time. (depending on the legal requirements)
There are several ways to obtain a residence permit in Poland for a foreign persons. Currently the best options to acquire a residence permit in Poland are via employment or business immigration to Poland. In both of these options, at first applicant is eligible to apply for 1 year Polish national visa (migration visa).
If you are going to work or do business in Poland, we would be glad to assist you with obtainment of national visa and residence permit. Legal Baltic consultants will answer all questions related with employment or business and residence in Poland and procedures in order to obtain it.
To obtain residence permit in Poland
Legal Baltic experts, will help you to prepare all necessary documents for employment or to establish a company or to purchase shares of a running business in Poland.
Application for the issuance of the temporary residence permit and other documents is submitted to the Migration Department or Diplomatic Mission or Consular Post depending on the grounds for issuance. Document copies and documents issued by foreign states (except for the passport) must be legalized ( certified twice or certified with an Apostille ) and translated into the Polish language.
A foreigner’s application for the issuance of the temporary residence permit must be considered not later than within 6 months from the lodging of the application. Once the application for a residence permit has been made, a stamped copy of the application is issued.
Bringing your family to Poland with you?
Family members of the applicant who has legally been in Poland and has a valid residence permit, may apply for a family member reunion visa and temporary residence permit. In this case your spouse and minor children (under 18) will obtain a residence permit for the same period which your residence permit card is given for and will immigrate to Poland together with you. (For example, spouse, common law partner, and dependents, including children under 18 and parents over 65) to join you in Poland.
Usually, if a person has already a TRP and works in a Polish company or has its own savings in the bank account it is enough to show for Polish Migration Department. Moreover, the family can also arrive and visit the family member, with visitor visa.
If you want to apply at the same time with a family member who is of legal age, it is recommended to follow the steps of company creation and employment but for more than one applicant, which would mean that your documents would be processed simultaneously and you would be eligible to travel together.
It takes time, effort and money to prepare all needed documents for family reunification, but Legal Baltic managers and consultants will help you to prepare and collect the necessary documents.
Permanent residence permit to live in Poland
You can apply for a long-term residence permit if you have resided in Poland for 5 years on the basis of temporary residence permit directly before submitting an application for long-term residence permit. You can obtain the Polish Passport after 10 years of living in Poland.
Apply for Temporary Residence Permit in Poland with us and you will be able to work, do business and live in Poland freely. Moreover, with a Poland residence permit you can free travel (no limits of days to stay), do business, study, work and enjoy your life through whole Schengen area.
Lawyers of Legal Baltic advise and help to collect all the documents necessary for employment or registration of your company or to find profitable business to invest.
We will provide you with full support, taking into account all your individual requirements. Our services in Poland are provided under contract in compliance with the laws of republic of Poland. Do not hesitate to contact us if you should be interested.