Obtain a Poland Student Visa

Are you ready to embark on your educational journey in Poland? We extend a warm welcome to you. Apply for student visa for Poland, unlocking the doors to the Republic of Poland. Referred to as a long-term visa for foreigners (VISA – Student), this visa allows you to enjoy an extended stay of more than 90 days and opens avenues for studies and potential employment opportunities in Poland.

To initiate the process, if you are ready, you will need a Poland Type D student visa, a key document for your educational endeavor. This visa category, complemented by a Type A Poland work permit, facilitates not only your stay but also the possibility of part-time employment, enriching your experience in Poland.

Obtaining a student visa involves the application for a Type D student visa, supported by the necessary documentation related to your educational pursuits. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through the process, ensuring a smooth transition to your academic adventure in Poland.

Join us on this exciting journey of learning and exploration. Your future in Poland awaits!

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What does the service include?

Our service encompasses expert guidance in selecting the right university and course of study. We handle the entire application process, from creating your student profile to uploading necessary documents. Our support extends to assisting with the submission to the competent Consulate, ensuring a streamlined and successful visa application process.

1100 Euro

Who needs a Student Visa for Poland?

Are you considering studying in Poland? If you’re ready to take this exciting step, you can apply for a student visa. This visa is essential for anyone looking to study in Poland, granting you permission to stay in the country and kickstart your educational journey.

Whether you’re gearing up for a degree program, language courses, or research projects, you can apply for a student visa to fulfill all the legal requirements for studying in Poland. It’s a crucial step to ensure you’re well-prepared not only for your academic goals but also for the incredible cultural experiences awaiting you in this lively European destination.

If you’re uncertain about the application process, our team is here to assist. While it’s possible to go through this process on your own, we can offer valuable support. For example, we can make your transition to study in Poland smooth and stress-free. Join the community of international students who’ve chosen Poland as their educational hub and get ready for your academic adventure!

How to apply for a Poland student visa:

Apply to the polish embassy or consulate in your country: You will need to submit your visa application to the Polish embassy or consulate in your home country. This involves presenting your documents, completing the application form, and paying any required fees. Then there is time for a student visa appointment with the consule. You can also choose our services. Contact us to get more information.
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Explore Opportunities with Our Partner – the University in Poland

Embarking on a journey of academic excellence and study in Poland has never been more accessible. Teaming up with The Academy of Applied Science – Academy of Management and Administration in Opole (AAS-AMA in Opole), we provide you with a multitude of study options tailored to your aspirations.

Why Choose AAS-AMA in Opole?

Diverse Specializations:

You can choose a course of study, such as Business and Administration Management, Financial Management and Accounting, Logistics and Marketing Management, and Management of Health, Education, and Society.

Accreditation and Recognition:

AAS-AMA in Opole is a non-state educational institution accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Expert Faculty:

Learn from experienced faculty members who are dedicated to your academic and professional growth.

Affordable Tuition Fees:

Fees for 1 Semester (Bachelor’s Degree): 2600 PLN / 560 EUR
Fees for 1 Year (Bachelor’s Degree): 5200 PLN / 1120 EUR
Fees for 1 Year (Master’s Degree): 6600 PLN / 1420 EUR
Admission Fee Part 1: 250 PLN / 50 EUR

Why choose our consultancy service?

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Expert Guidance:

Unsure about the application process? Our experienced team offers the guidance, ensuring your application is error-free and meets all legal requirements in Poland for the studet visa.

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The University Selection Support:

We provide valuable advice on choosing the right university and and course of study for your academic pursuits, ensuring it aligns with your goals and preferences.

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Visa Application Assistance:

From creating your student profile to handling online applications, we’ve got you covered. Our assistance includes information about application fees and uploading all necessary documents.

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Legalization and Insurance Consultation:

Beyond student visa service, we offer consultancy on the legalization of stay in Poland (TRC) and guide you on essential insurance for students.

Ready to take the next step and become an international student?
Contact us at visa@time2legal.com and kickstart your academic journey with success!

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F.A.Q.

What does a visa for a foreigner in Poland provide?
The national visa in Poland gives permission to enter the country of the Republic of Poland and the possibility to stay there permanently or for several consecutive stays of more than 90 days during the period of validity of the visa.
Which document authorizes work in Poland?
To obtain a visa to Poland you need to have a type A Poland work permit, which will be issued for you by your foreign employer for one.

Your employer must issue a Poland work permit for you. A Poland work permit (like a residence permit) is issued by the Voivodeship Office where your employer is located. A Poland work permit entitles the foreigner to work only for the specific employer specified in the work permit.

What is a national visa?
A national D visa is issued for one state in which you may plan to stay for a long period of time. You must have a valid reason for applying for this visa.

Reasons for travel may be:

  • work, business trips
  • studying at a higher educational institution;
  • sports and cultural events;
  • family reunion.
What types of visas are issued to Poland?

Polish legislation provides for different types of visas. A visa in Poland may vary depending on the period of validity (from 3 months to 5 years), the number of travel authorizations (single entry, double entry, multiple entry) and the grounds for its issuance (tourist visa, student visa, Poland work visa and others).

Depending on the purpose of travel, there are the following types of visa:

  • Short-term Schengen Visa C (this visa is issued once, twice or multiple times. This visa is issued for the period of validity, not more than 90 days in a period of 6 months). This visa is issued not only for Belarusians, Ukrainians, Moldovans, but also for Asians, such as: Filipinos, Indians, etc.
  • Schengen visa, the validity of which is limited for stay in the territory, “LTV”.
  • Transit Airport Schengen Visa “A”.
  • Long-term National Visa D (entitles you to stay in Poland during the period of validity of the national visa, in addition to staying in the territory of other Schengen countries and this visa to Poland is issued for a maximum period of validity of up to 90 days during each 180-day period, in a calendar year, which is counted from the date of entry into the countries of the agreement). Remember that a tick visa to Poland cannot exceed a validity period of more than 1 year.
How long can I stay in the schengen area if I obtain the Schengen Visa?

Schengen visa to Poland (type “C”)

The Schengen Visa is valid in the Schengen Area and allows its holder to stay in the territory of all Schengen Area Member Countries for a maximum of 90 days during a 180-day period.

Why do I need a work permit in Poland?

If you are a citizen of a non-EU country and wish to work in Poland, a work permit allows you to start it. A Poland work permit is valid up to three years. It is specific to one job, and you can only use it to perform the tasks specified in your work permit decision.

The employer will need to issue a Poland work permit for you.

I have a tourist visa, can I work in Poland on it?

A tourist visa in Poland, in other words, is a permit to enter Poland for tourist purposes only.

It allows you to explore different cities in Poland at any time.

A tourist visa is issued for a maximum of 90 days during each 180-day period. It is available not only for Belarusians, Ukrainians, Moldovans but also for Asians such as Filipinos, Indians, etc.

Is it possible to get a refusal in the process of issuing a visa in Poland?

Refusal to issue a visa to Poland may occur for the following reasons:

  • inclusion in the list of persons whose stay in Poland is undesirable,
  • negative opinion of visa authorities who consider that your stay in the country may pose a threat to national defense or security or to public safety, order and health.

    When applying for a national visa to Poland, the foreigner has submitted:

  • the visa application form contains incorrect personal data, false information, or submitted documents with such inaccuracies,
  • untruthful statements or the concealment of truth during the visa application process, including forging or altering a document for use as authentic,
  • failure to substantiate the purpose or conditions of the planned stay,
  • reasonable doubts concerning the intention to leave the territory of the Republic of Poland before the visa expiration date,
  • a refusal to issue a visa in Poland by the consul is presented in the form of a decision

If there is a decision to refuse this type of visa, an appeal can be made to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Types of Work Visa in Poland

As a member of the European Union (EU), Poland allows citizens of other EU member states to work without the need for a work permit. However, for most individuals from outside the EU, obtaining a Poland work visa is necessary, along with a work permit.

There are several types of visas available for non-EU citizens seeking entry into Poland for employment purposes, including:

  • Work Permit (Type A): Required for foreign individuals working for a Polish employer.
  • Work Permit (Type C or E): Available for those sent to work in Poland through an intracompany transfer.
  • Business visa (Schengen Visa C or D)
  • Freelance/entrepreneur visa
What is the waiting period for a visa to Poland?

To expedite the processing of your visa, we will promptly complete your application and prepare all necessary attachments. This proactive approach minimizes the likelihood of any shortcomings, ensuring that your case is processed smoothly. It’s important to note that while we take steps to optimize the application, we cannot control the decision-making timeline of the consulate or the overall processing time.

Do i have to get a Poland work permit for Poland work visa application?

If you want to work in Poland on the basis of a visa, you need to apply for a Poland work permit.

Your employer must issue a Poland work permit for you. A Poland work permit (like a residence permit) is issued by the Voivodeship Office where your employer is located. A Poland work permit entitles the foreigner to work only for the specific employer specified in the work permit.

How do I make a payment for a service? How much will I pay for it?

We start by signing a service contract. The contract specifies exactly how the service will be provided. From the moment you sign the contract, you will have 3 days to make the first payment: 300 euros.

Once we have prepared the visa application package for you, we will ask you to pay – 600 euros before we send it to you. Here you will also have 3 days to make this payment.

Once you receive your visa for Poland, we will send you a link to pay the remainder of our fee – 300 euros. Here you will have 5 days from receipt of your visa to make this payment,

Please note that at each step of the payment process, you will receive a customized payment link from us via the stripe.com platform.

The price does not include consular fees for the issuance of the visa to Poland.

How much is the consular fee paid at the consulate to apply for a visa in Poland?

To apply for a Polish visa you have to pay 80 euros.

How do I make an appointment at a consulate or visa application center to obtain a visa?
Visa appointments can be made online at the consulate’s website or at the external visa center that operates the consulate. For example, in the Philippines, visa appointments are made online through the website:

https://blspolandvisa.com/visa-types.php

What amount of funds in the account do I have to document, and what is the requirement?

When applying for a visa, a foreign citizen must provide documentation of the availability of funds. How much?

A foreigner entering the territory of the Republic of Poland must have at least:

1) 300 PLN if the duration of the planned stay does not exceed 4 days,

2) 75 PLN for each day of the planned stay, if the planned stay exceeds 4 days.

– or an equivalent amount in foreign currency.

According to the Regulation of the Minister of the Interior of February 23, 2015 on the financial means required from a foreigner entering the territory of the Republic of Poland and the documents that can prove the possibility of obtaining such means, as well as the purpose and duration of the planned stay pursuant to Article 26 (1) of the Act of December 12, 2013 on foreigners (Journal of Laws, item 1650 and of 2014, items 463 and 1004), the foreigner must have financial means to cover the costs of:

– accommodation during the stay in the territory,

– return travel to the country of origin or residence,

– transit through this territory to a third country that authorizes entry;

and the documents

– that can prove the possibility of obtaining these funds in accordance with the law, as well as the purpose and duration of the foreigner’s intended stay.

If you obtain an annual visa based on employment, you will need to document approximately 27,500 PLN.

Is the Polish residence permit considered a travel document?

When valid, the Polish residence permit confirms the identity of a foreigner during their stay in the Republic of Poland. It also entitles them, when accompanied by a travel document, to cross the border multiple times without the need for a visa.

 

How many visa applications did foreigners submit to Poland in 2023?

In the first half of 2023, Polish consulates received a total of 345,000,910 visa applications for Poland. This includes 63,000,152 applications for C category visas and 281,000,730 applications for D category visas.”

Where to find jobs in Poland? What is important to keep in mind when starting a job?

If you’re looking for job opportunities in Poland, visit www.time2work.pl. Once you find a suitable vacancy, remember that you must have an up-to-date visa and work permit for Poland when starting work.

Choose the right job offer from our partner for you! The employment agency time2work offers industrial vacancies that do not require any qualifications or work experience.

Therefore, your knowledge of English will be sufficient. Additionally, if you apply for a job, free accommodation will be provided.

 

Apply for a visa in Poland. What documents are required to obtain a visa?

To prepare your visa application, please gather the following:

  • A color photograph measuring 3.5 x 4.5 cm. The photo should be clear, taken on a white background, and printed on high-quality paper. It must not be older than 6 months and should be taken straight on both sides, from the top of the head to the shoulders, with the face occupying 70-80% of the photo. Headgear must be removed. Specific requirements apply for those wearing glasses: the frame should not cover the eyes, glasses should be transparent with no tinting or anti-glare.
  • A passport issued within the last 10 years, valid for at least 3 months from the expected return date, with a minimum of 2 blank pages for visas.
  • Health insurance valid in the territory of the European Union for at least EUR 30,000.
  • A copy of the document proving your identity and legal residence in the consular district of the post office where you are applying for a visa.
  • Documents confirming the availability of sufficient financial means for the entire period of your intended stay in the Schengen area (such as a bank statement for the last 3 months or a certificate of current income from your place of work for the last 3 months).
  • Documents confirming the availability of sufficient financial means for the entire period of your intended stay in the Schengen area (in particular, a bank statement for the last 3 months or a certificate of current income from your place of work for the last 3 months).

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