New legal solutions for foreigners during the epidemic - update

Further specific provisions were introduced on 18.04.2020 concerning the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus - the so-called Second Anti-Crisis Shield. The act contains, among others, regulations relating to foreigners. The most significant provisions concern:

  • extension of legal stay for foreigners staying in Poland based on visa-free travel, Schengen visas and residence permits issued by other Schengen States until the 30th day following the date of cancellation of an epidemic emergency or epidemic state (the one that will be last in force),
  • extension of the validity of residence cards and temporary identity certificates of a foreigner until the 30th day following the date of cancellation of an epidemic state/epidemic emergency,
  • extension of the validity of the Pole's Card to 3 months from the date of cancellation of an epidemic state/epidemic emergency.

The Office for Foreigners has also published information on the introduced regulations - READ MORE

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