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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • VISA-FREE COUNTRIES

  • Albania (only for holders of biometric passports)
    Andorra
    Antigua and Barbuda
    Argentina
    Australia
    Austria


    Bahamas
    Barbados
    Belgium
    Bosnia and Herzegovina (only for holders of biometric passports)
    Brazil
    Brunei
    Bulgaria

     

    Canada

    Chile

    Costa Rica
    Croatia
    Cyprus
    Czech Republic


    Denmark


    Estonia


    Finland
    France

     

    Germany

    Greece
    Guatemala


    Honduras
    Hong-Kong (Special Administrative Region of the PRC)

    Hungary


    Iceland

    Ireland

    Israel

    Italy

    Japan


    Latvia
    Liechtenstein
    Lithuania
    Luxembourg
     

    Macau (Special Administrative Region of the PRC)

    Macedonia (only for holders of biometric passports)
    Malaysia
    Malta
    Mauritius
    Mexico
    Monaco

    Montenegro (only for holders of biometric passports)


    Netherlands

    New Zealand
    Nicaragua
    Norway

    Panama
    Paraguay
    Portugal


    Romania

    Saint Kitts and Nevis

    El Salvador
    San Marino
    Serbia (only for holders of biometric passports)
    Seychelles
    Singapore
    Slovakia
    Slovenia

    South Korea

    Spain

    Sweden
    Switzerland

    Taiwan (for holders of passports which include an identity card number)

     

    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    Uruguay
    USA


    Vatican City
    Venezuela

     

    Notes:

    • The above list does not involve residence, work or other paid activity.
    • As of May 1, 2004 citizens of EU countries are entitled to move freely within the European Union/European Economic Area. For stays exceeding 90 days please see: 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
    • Holders of travel documents issued on the basis of the Geneva Convention of July 28, 1951 Relating to the Status of Refugees and the New York Convention of September 28, 1951 Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons are not entitled to enter Poland without a visa. Exemptions below:
    • On the basis European Agreement on the Abolition of Visas for Refugees done at Strasbourg on April 20, 1959, as of May 21, 2005, refugees lawfully resident in the territory of Ireland, Liechtenstein, Romania and Switzerland, are exempt from the 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 Relating to the Status of Refugees of July 28, 1951 or the Agreement relating to the issue of a travel document to refugees of October 15, 1946, by the authorities of the Contracting Party in whose territory they are lawfully resident, and
    • Their visit to Poland shall not exceed three months’ duration.
    • The Contracting Parties apply the agreement provisions on a mutual basis, which means that foreign nationals residing in Poland who fulfill the above criteria may enter the abovementioned countries without a visa.
    • 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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