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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Republic of Poland

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How long can I drive a EU-registered car in the UK?

I live in the UK but travel back to Poland every 8~14 months. Also my car is left--hand drive instead of right-hand as in UK. This means that I do not have to MOT (Motor Inspection) or tax my car in ...
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What level of knowledge of the Polish language do I need to receive Polish citizenship?

Living in Poland for a bit over a year now as a resident (married to a Polish citizen). Going to request Polish citizenship once I'm eligible, (living in Poland for two years, married for three). I ...
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Avoiding pitfalls when transfering money between banks within EU (Germany -> Poland)

Theoretically we have now SEPA system, which should allow low-cost money transfers between bank accounts within EU. About a year ago I've asked my German bank (Postbank) about the costs of money ...
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Can I retain my South African and Polish citizenship when I gain British citizenship?

I am South African and Polish national with current passports in both countries. Neither one has any reservations about this fact and is pretty common with many countries. I do not live in either of ...
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Can I be a tax nomad?

In March I'm starting life as a digital nomad, and I'm doing research about taxes. I'm originally from Poland. I had full-time job for 3 years and I was self-employed for 2 years there. Later I moved ...
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As a Polish National with no valid Polish ID, do I need a one to get married in Poland?

I am a multi national and hold two passports. Polish from inheritance and South African from naturalization. I used to have a Polish ID card when I stayed in Poland for a brief while but when I moved ...
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Do I need (can) unregister from Polish address when leaving Poland?

I'm currently living as expat in Germany. While it's probably too late to correct that (I'm returning in a few months) I've heard I should deregister from Polish address in tax office and give them my ...
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Which nationality are my children entitled to?

I have a dual citizenship, South African and Polish, but I live in the UK now. I know that my children will be automatically citizens of Britain, as my friends already had children, but will my ...
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Getting married with Polish girlfriend

I am from India and my girlfriend from Poland. We are planning to get married in April 2016. But I just find out that even if we get married in Poland. I am not allowed to live and work in Poland with ...
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Indian citizen planning to marry a Polish citizen

I'm an Indian citizen and I'm planning to marry my Polish girlfriend. After the marriage, we are considering the option of moving to Poland. I wanted to know if I can move to Poland right away after ...
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I'm older than the Polish study visa age limit; what can I do?

I recently received a confirmation letter from university of Lodz in Poland and while I was preparing for my VISA application I found out that there is an age limit in the embassy website for my ...
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Costs of life for 12 month stay in Southern Poland

It seems that I'll be staying for a year or more at Southern Poland (actually Upper Silesia's capital city -- Katowice). What are the medium costs of living there? I perfectly understand that these ...
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I have Type-D Polish national Visa. Under what circumstances will it be cancelled?

I have come to Poland to study in a university. I have a Type-D National Visa. I am actually planning to move to a university any other country in Schengen. If I cancel my admission (this is needed ...
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Purchasing a UK-registered car outside of the UK

My wife and I are moving to the UK from Poland. We have a Polish car and we learned that we cannot drive the car if we're moving to the UK (makes us UK residents). We are not planning to use the ...
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Is not saying good morning and jumping straight to instructions considered normal in Poland? [closed]

I am living with some Polish roommates (not actually in Poland but Indonesia) and recently I went to bed ill. In the morning I ran into one, he knew I was sick and he did not ask anything to inform ...
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Study in Germany with Polish D type visa?

If I have a multi-entry type D visa from Poland, may I stay longer than 3 months in another Schengen state such as Germany for study purposes? Or, if I have to apply for a long term German national ...
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Returning goods bought online in Poland as foreigner

I am a Czech national living just at the Polish border. I want to buy a laptop online at Polish online store called Morele.net. The store offers the goods to be sent to a Polish post office for pickup ...
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Can I enter Poland from the USA using a oneway ticket?

So my situation is a little bit odd. Bear with me. I am 19 years old. I recently graduated high school here in the U.S. And I got accepted to Lazarski University in Poland. I have proof of acceptance, ...
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EU Blue Card - Poland

I am a Indian national working for a Swiss investment bank at Pune, India. I recently landed my first international job in a new team, within the bank at Wroclaw, Poland. I received a copy of my work-...
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Which countries in EU guarantee paid lunch break? [closed]

In Poland full time employees have a 15 minutes lunch break that counts as paid work time. Employee can start work at 8 am at leave at 4 pm. In Germany employees have to take a 30 minutes lunch break ...
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Medium-/long-term housing in Warsaw [closed]

I've been offered a job in Poland (Warsaw) and I have some questions before I accept it. I've been offered roughly 4,000 PLN per month + health insurance. Is this enough to have a confortable life in ...
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Applying for UK short-term study visa from another country of origin

I am a Ukrainian citizen, studying in Poland on a D-type visa that expires in September 2017. As well I am holding a residence permit in Poland that expires in August 2018. I was qualified for Erasmus ...
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Health-care and immigration within the EU [closed]

So to speak, let's suppose that I am leaving Southern Europe (Greece), for Eastern Europe (Hungary/Poland). Could the government of the latter have access to my past medical history by law, taking ...
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Does a child born outside the EU qualify for an EU passport if the mother is from an EU country?

If a child is born to a non-EU member father and an EU-member (egPolish) mother outside of the EU - say in the country of the father's residence - does that child qualify for the same passport as the ...
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Schengen Visa or National Dependent visa for Poland

I'm Quasar and I have recently got my type A - work permit to work for an investment bank in Wroclaw. My national work visa appointment with the Polish consulate is on 11th March, 2019. My spouse has ...
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Requirements for starting a non-EU national starting business in Poland?

I've been researching this and so far it seems that all that it takes for a foreigner to start a business in Poland is to register a company (along with the relevant paperwork etc). But that doesn't ...
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Changing name in country of residency but not in country of birth

My partner and I migrated from Poland to England four years ago, and here we got married. Wife wants to take my name, and while this is a simple procedure in England, Poland is very problematic, and ...
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Income personal tax reduction in Poland in SEZ

As i know there are SEZ (Special Economics Zones) in Poland. Is that true that personal income tax for employee works for IT company in SEZ Poland has not got 32% income tax but less 27-28%? I'm ...
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Moving to work to UK, can I drive my dad's EU-registered car in there for a while legally?

As in the question, car is not mine and I intend to bring it back to EU after a few months when I get myself a new car, is that legal?
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How may a Blue Card applicant bring non-EU unmarried partner to Poland

I am trying to find out how I can bring my unmarried partner to Poland to live with me. I am in the process of handing in my documents for a Blue Card application. I am a New Zealand citizen. I ...
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Poland : work permit application by employer

This is my first question here, don't know if it is off-topic and belongs to travel exchange. After applying everywhere for jobs and countless rejections, I hit some luck and was picked up by a ...
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How easy is it to find a job in Poland for an IT professional on temporary residence permit? [closed]

Say, I'm an IT professional with 10+ years experience. How easy or difficult would be for me to find a job in Poland (given I'm currently living in Wroclaw on TRP)? How long should I reasonably expect ...
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Health Insurance for National D Visa (Poland) under work category

I have received a work permit for a position in Poland and will shortly be applying for a residence visa. One of the requirements states that I must have health insurance for the duration of the stay....
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I have a Polish work permit and a type-D national visa from a company I decided not to join. Can I travel to the Schengen region?

Some months back I was issued a Polish work permit and I used it get a Type-D national visa. After that, I decided to work for some other company (Not located in Europe) and rejected the Polish ...
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Temporary residence in Poland

i got a D type visa that lets me work and stay for 6 months in Poland. Will i be able to apply for a temporary residence to work or other kind of visa that let me stay for more time? PS: i'm not from ...
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Can I apply for a future student visa while I have a current valid one?

I am a Ukranian student in Poland. I have a national visa from 18.11.2018 to 17.11.2019. Can I apply for a Polish visa from 18.11.2019 to 17.11.2020 on 05.08.2019?
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Wroclaw, Poland Work Permit

I am living in Mumbai, India and I am Indian national working as a risk analyst at a leading Swiss investment bank. Through internal mobility, I landed my first job as a quantitative analyst within my ...