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VISA REQUIREMENTS
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Polish VISA REQUIREMENTS for holders of ordinary passports

Citizens of the following countries are not required to be in possession of a visa when entering Poland for less than 90 days:



Andorra

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Bolivia

Brazil

Brunei

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

Costa Rica

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

El Salvador

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Guatemala

Honduras

Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region)

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao (Special Administrative Region)

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Monaco

Netherlands

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Norway

Panama

Paraguay

Portugal

Romania

San Marino

Singapore

Slovakia

Slovenia

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

United States of America

Uruguay

Vatican (Holy See)

Venezuela





Remarks:

  • The list above does not involve residence, work nor other paid activity

  • As of 1 st of May 2005 citizens of the EU countries are entitled to move freely within the European Union/European Economic Area. For stays exceeding 90 days please check here: Information for EU/EEA citizens traveling to Poland: (http://www.msz.gov.pl/index.php?page=1111400000)

  • For further information concerning entry requirements and residence in Poland please contact a local polish embassy or consulate in your country. Check here for addresses of polish diplomatic and consular posts abroad: http://www.msz.gov.pl/index.php?page=1101902000

  • Schengen uniform visa does not give the right to enter Poland, with exception for transit of citizens of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine according to conditions indicated in bilateral agreements. For details check here: http://www.msz.gov.pl/index.php?page=1111200000

  • Holders of travel documents issued based on Geneva Convention of 28 th of July 1951 on status of refugees and New York Convention of 28 th of September 1951 r. on status of stateless persons are not entitiled to enter Poland without a visa. Exeptions below:
     
    As of 21 st of May 2005, refugees lawfully resident in the territory of Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Island, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, based on European Agreement on the Abolition of Visas for Refugees done at Strasbourg on 20 th of April 1959, are exempt from obligation to obtain visas for entering or leaving the territory of Poland, provided that:

  • They hold a valid travel document issued in accordance with the Convention on the Status of Refugees of 28 th of July 1951 or the Agreement relating to the issue of a travel document to refugees of 15 th of October 1946, by authorities of the Contracting Party in whose territory they are lawfully resident,

  • Their visit is of not more than three months’ duration

  • A visa is still required for a stay of longer than three months or for the purpose of taking up gainful employment in the territory of another Contracting Party.

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