Residence permit in Poland

 Business activity

Required documents 

  1. 3 copies of the application for a temporary residence permit completed in accordance with the instructions
  2. 4 recent colour photographs, undamaged, size 45×35 mm, made in the last six months on a plain white background, with good focus, clearly showing the eyes and face from the top of the head to the top of the shoulders; the face should occupy 70-80% of the photograph; the photograph should show the person looking straight ahead with their eyes open, not covered by hair, with a natural facial expression and mouth closed
    Foreigners with congenital or acquired vision defects may attach a photograph showing them wearing glasses with dark lenses. In such a case, the application must be accompanied by evidence of disability, and in its absence, the foreigner’s statement of having a disability.
    Foreigners wearing a headdress in accordance with the principles of their religion may attach a photograph in the headdress, as long as the face is fully visible. In this case, the application must be accompanied by the foreigner’s statement of belonging to a religious community.
  3. A valid travel document (2 photocopies)
    Documents confirming possession of a stable and regular source of income sufficient to cover the costs of living for the alien and the supported members of the alien’s family (e.g. employment contract, order contract, contract for specific work) – use a calculator
    Documents confirming having health insurance or coverage by the insurer of the cost of treatment in Poland
    Documents confirming the fact of living in Poland, for example, lease agreement, lending contract, confirmation of registered address, certificate (booking) from the hotel
    Tax return, e.g. a personal income tax return, submitted to the tax office
    Certificate of having no tax arrears
    Certificate of having no corporate tax arrears
    Articles of association
    Company’s balance sheet, together with the current profit and loss account
    Business questionnaire
    Documents confirming the achievement in the tax year preceding the submission of the application of income not less than twelve times the average monthly wage in the third quarter of the year preceding the submission of the application, e.g. a corporate income tax return for the previous year along with proof of submitting to the tax office, accounting documents confirming the actual financial results of the company, or
    Documents confirming employment for full-time for an indefinite period of time for at least one year preceding the submission of the application of at least two employees who are Polish citizens or aliens referred to in Article 87 Section 1.1 – 1.9 of the 20 April 2004 Act on Employment Promotion and Labour Market Institutions (i.e. Journal of Laws of 2016, Item 645, 691), e.g. a company salary sheet, together with aggregated and individual social insurance declarations for the last month, a contract of employment, or
    Documents confirming having funds to fulfil the conditions set out above in the future, or documents confirming conducting activities allowing to fulfil these conditions in the future, in particular contributing to the growth of investment, transfer of technology, introduction of beneficial innovation or job creation.