Poland visit visa

If you wish to visit Poland then you will have to apply for a Poland visit visa.

There are two options for the Poland tourist visa:

Poland offers two types of tourist visas:

  1. The Schengen visa: This is a short-term visa is also known as the Schengen visa that is valid for 90 days. As you may be aware the Schengen visa is valid in all the European countries which are part of the Schengen agreement. Poland is one of the countries under the Schengen agreement.
  2. National ‘D’ visa: This is a long-term visa that allows you to stay over 90 days and up to 365 days in Poland. This is a multiple-entry visa.
 Documents required

A valid passport whose validity will exceed the duration of the visa you apply for by three months

Old passports if any

2 passport size photos

A copy of your completed and signed application form

Proof of hotel bookings, flight bookings and a detailed plan of your activities during the duration of your stay in Poland

Copy of tour ticket

Proof of having enough finances to support your travel and stay in the country

Valid medical insurance with a cover of 30,000 pounds

Cover letter mentioning the purpose of your visit to Poland and your itinerary

Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children etc.)

Bank statement of the last 3 months

What is the processing time for Poland visit visa?

Processing time for a visit visa for Poland, as per the Schengen Visa Code, can be up to 14 working days.

Do keep in mind that the processing time can be extended to 30 days in certain cases.

The processing period can be extended to 30 days because of the number of applications received by the embassy/consulate or the uniqueness of your situation.

It can take up to 45 days for exceptional applications to be processed by the embassy/consulate.

Which visa do I have to apply for?

You will have to apply for the Schengen Visa (Type ‘C’), which allows you to stay in the Schengen Area for up to 90 days per 180 days. This visa allows for single or multiple entries and you can stay in the Schengen territory up to 90 days in the validity period of six months.

What is the application process for a Poland visit visa?

Register online. Do keep in mind that online registration is compulsory.

Choose date of appointment. Appointments are only available on the dates displayed online.

Fill in the application form.

Submit application.

Print out the application form and confirmation page.

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