Check if you need the Labour market test

In some cases you may be released from the obligation to advance this document. Check if your occupation is listed below:

Occupations exempted under the regulation of the Governor of Wielkopolska Province

  • Concreter,
  • Concrete worker-fixer,
  • Carpenter,
  • Formwork carpenter,
  • Scraper,
  • Roofer,
  • Cable line electrician,
  • Tiler,
  • Tractor driver,
  • Truck driver,
  • Cook,
  • Warehouse worker,
  • Building painter,
  • Painter-decorator,
  • Car mechanic,
  • Plasterboard fitter,
  • Woodwork fitter,
  • Drywall fitter,
  • Fitter of building and finishing worker in construction,
  • Bricklayer,
  • Bricklayer plasterer,
  • Auxiliary construction worker,
  • Hand packer,
  • Parquet floor fitter,
  • Kitchen help,
  • Worker carrying out simple industrial work,
  • Other floor planers,
  • Parquet floors and tilers,
  • Other furniture and related carpenters,
  • Other upholsterers and related people,
  • Workers performing simple jobs elsewhere in the industry,
  • Warehouse worker,
  • Meat cutter-splitter/boner,
  • Pork-butcher,
  • Welder,
  • Construction carpenter,
  • Furniture carpenter,
  • Machine seamstress,
  • Furniture upholstery fitter,
  • Fixer,
  • Plasterer.

Occupations exempted under the Regulation of the Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy:

  • Computer systems administrators,
  • Computer systems analysts,
  • Computer systems analysts and programmers not elsewhere classified,
  • Assistant of the disabled person,
  • Concrete mixers, concrete mixers-fixers and related,
  • Carpenters and joiners,
  • Roofers,
  • Construction and related electricians,
  • Concrete Technology Engineer,
  • Glass technology engineer,
  • Engineers for industry and production,
  • Electrical engineers,
  • Bus driver,
  • Truck Drivers,
  • Doctors specialists (with 2nd degree specialization or specialist title),
  • Construction and related painters,
  • Drivers and operators of machinery and equipment for lifting and transporting and related,
  • Insulation fitters,
  • Bricklayers and related people,
  • Operators of earth moving equipment and related equipment,
  • Elderly carer,
  • Carer in a nursing home,
  • Nurses without specialization or during specialization,
  • Nurses with the title of specialist,
  • Floor planers, parquet floors and tilers,
  • Application developers,
  • Designers of network and multimedia applications,
  • Database designers and administrators,
  • Road construction workers,
  • Locksmiths and related people,
  • Welders and related workers,
  • Database and computer network specialists not elsewhere classified,
  • Specialists in IT systems development,
  • Specialists in computer networks,
  • Construction technicians,
  • Electronics and related technicians,
  • Electricians technicians,
  • Plasterers and related professionals.

The occupation is not on the list?

f the occupation is not on the list above, check if you qualify for the exemption from Labour market test under the following conditions:

If you are:

  • A full-time student,
  • A graduate of full-time studies at a Polish university,
  • A graduate of a secondary school completed on the territory of Poland,
  • A citizen of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation or Ukraine, who performs work on the basis of a declaration of employment for a period of at least 3 months directly before submitting the application for temporary stay and work, on the basis of the employment contract and on the conditions specified in this declaration (does not apply to a seasonal work),
  • Continuously on the territory of the Republic of Poland within 3 years preceding the submission of the application,
  • A graduate of a university of another EEA State or Swiss Confederation within 3 years preceding the submission of the application;

or you have:

  • work permit for a position and an employer identical to the submitted application for a uniform temporary stay and work, valid on the date of submission of the application,
  • the Pole's Card,

- you don't need the Labour market test.

None of the above? 

You need the Labour market test. You can obtain at the District Job Centre. Find out more infomation 

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