Temporary residence permit in connection with work and residence is received on the basis of an application filed with a local authority.
An application for a temporary residence and work permit is submitted by a foreigner whose purpose of stay in Poland is to perform work.
The foreigner attaches to the application for a temporary residence permit documents filled in by the employer, a previously incorporated company, in which the conditions of his employment are indicated.
A temporary residence and work permit for the period of its validity authorizes to stay in Poland and work on the terms specified therein.
A foreigner exempt from the obligation to have a work permit (e.g. as a graduate of full-time studies in Poland), if in the course of the proceedings he submits documents confirming this fact, he receives a decision without the indicated terms of employment.
The permit is issued for the period of expected employment specified in the respective document, between 3 months to 3 years.
On the basis of residency permit, You may stay in Republic of Poland and travel through Schengen Area.
The application for a temporary residence permit should be submitted in person, not later than on the last day of legal stay in the territory of the Republic of Poland. Also, the residence card can only be collected in person. This is due to the need to collect the fingerprints in order to issue a residence card.
Documents should be submitted in Polish in originals or in photocopies together with the originals for inspection as requested. Documents in a foreign language should be translated into Polish by a Polish sworn translator.