Poland is one of the high-income economy countries in the world. Among other Schengen countries, Poland has the highest salaries and low taxes. Along with that, Poland has the lowest cost of living. Hence Indian professionals and semi-skilled employees are increasingly interested in immigrating to Poland.
Once you get the Poland work permit, you can work legally in Poland and get to stay in Poland legally. Poland employees get to have the benefit of several health policies and others. The duration of the work permit, however, is regulated and cannot exceed three years.
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Non-EU professionals must obtain a certain type of work permit to enter Poland. In most cases, a national visa is required (type D). Work-related immigration to Poland is possible under five different visas.
As multiple types of visas will allow you to work in Poland, the eligibility requirements for work visa and they will vary for each visa. As mentioned above, the types of visas to work in Poland has different requirements. Verify whether you are fulfilling all the criteria.
A local "Voivode" (government land head) issues work permits for the duration of stay required to complete the work outlined in your employer's declaration. You must sign an employment contract with the employer who applied for your work visa to make it lawful.
You should be informed that your work permits are only valid for the duration of the employment with the company applied for you. You should apply for a new permit if you decide to change jobs.
The law requires your employer to:
Here is the list of documents that need to be submitted by the employer to apply for the Poland Work permit.
Your employer has to apply for a work permit on your behalf of you. If you've found a suitable employer and your stay has been approved, proceed to apply for a work visa. Your employer must fill out a work permit application that specifies your details, the name of the company you're recruiting for as well as your future job description.
It would generally take 10-12 days to process the Poland work visa.
Poland Work Visa costs PLN 50 i.e., INR 863.76 for a permit valid for up to three months; PLN 100 i.e., INR 1727.53 for a permit valid for longer than three months; PLN 200 i.e., INR 3455 for a type D work permit.
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