Delays in Immigration Services in Poland

This is to inform you that due to many application in Polish Immigration offices the time frame of documents obtaining changed:

Work permit for local position:
Labor office check – up to 30 days
Work permit decision obtaining – up to 4 months
Work visa obtaining in Polish Embassy of the place of residency – e.g. Ukraine, India, Algeria – 4-6 months, all other 2-3 weeks.

Work permit- secondment:
From the day of application – 3-4 months
Work visa obtaining in Polish Embassy of the place of residency – e.g. Ukraine, India, Algeria – 4-6 months, all other 2-3 weeks.

Residence permit:
From the day of application it may be 5-24 months – depends on the city of application.

EU registration
From the day of application 1-6 months – depends on the city of application.

Minimum salary
Starting from Jan 1st, 2020 the minimum salary has been raised up to 2600 PLN gross per month.

Please be aware that in some cities of Poland, the address registration can be only arrange after the EU registration is ready

To avoid any delays, we strongly recommend you to start the immigration procedure in Poland 4-8 months before the Assignment is planned.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Magdalena Zymon
Global Mobility Manager
Santa Fe Relocation Services, Poland
Tel: +48 22 701 71 71
Email: magdalena.zymon@santaferelo.com

Bettina Zboray
Global Mobility Director, Central Europe
Santa Fe Group Relocation Services
Tel: +603 7805 4322
Email: bettina.zboray@santaferelo.com


About our Immigration Services

Our immigration services manage thousands of visa applications every year for a multitude of international companies. Our experienced immigration experts and migration agents handle the immigration process for you and provide simple reporting and guidance on immigration matters.

About us
Santa Fe Relocation is a global mobility company specialising in managing and delivering high-quality relocation services worldwide. Our core competence is providing services that help corporations and their employees relocate and settle in a new country, assisting them with immigration, home and school searches, language and cultural training, property rentals, and domestic and international household goods shipments. We provide these services to a consistently high standard, locally and globally. A key strength is our ability to manage these services through our own operations around the world.

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