If the purpose of the stay for which you have obtained the permit has ceased, your permit may be canceled. If the purpose of your stay has changed and you still want to stay in Poland, submit a new application indicating new circumstances.
It is a positive decision that brings the examination of your application for the legalization of stay/work permit issued in the form of a decision to an end.
It is an official form of expressing your objection to a provision, e.g. to return your application or to suspend the proceedings. You have 7 days from the date of receipt of your decision to lodge your complaint. You submit your complaint in writing with your signature. If your complaint is lodged within the 7 days’ time limit, the execution of the decision will be suspended.
It is a putting of the examination of your application on hold, e.g. you may request it in case of leaving Poland for a few months. You can request to suspend the procedure and continue it after your return to Poland. In such a case you need to apply for suspension.
The right to live in a specific home where your life centre is located, where your family, personal and property affairs are concentrated. During the examination of your application, we will require a document that confirms that you have a guaranteed residence in Poland.
As a general rule, the procedure of the legalization of stay is initiated on the day when you apply. If your application is free from formal defects or if you supplement these defects, you will receive information about the initiation of the proceedings and about the estimated date for the examination of your case.
The Governor is the regional representative of the central government. The Governor acts as the head of central government institutions at the local level and as such has the authority to issue the decision granting you a permit to remain in Poland.
Depending on your place of residence, your application will be examined by a Governor from a given region (Province). The same local authority rule would apply to most applications and institutions you will need to contact. If your employer applies for a work permit, he needs to contact the local Governor based on the location of their registered office.
- either transit through or an intended stay in the territory of the Schengen States of a duration of no more than 90 days in any 180 days ("short-stay visa"),
- or transit through the international transit areas of airports of the Schengen States ("airport transit visa").
This visa is marked with a "C" symbol.