Work Permit

Lots of people are interested in the topic of a work permit. A foreigner coming to Poland to perform work should ensure that his stay is legal. Citizens from outside the EU who want to work in Poland for more than six months must have a permit. The first stage of obtaining a work permit is searching of the employer. Without it, it is impossible to prepare documentation for a work permit. The employer is also obliged to keep copies of documents confirming a foreigner’s legal stay in Poland.

The basis for obtaining a permit is correctly completed application and a full set of required documents.

Actually our specialized staff deal with it. We fill out an application and submit it to the office. If it is necessary,  we complete formal lacks at office’s request. If you need support in this field, please contact us.

You can count on our help at every stage of the procedure.

We will be with you from the beginning to getting of your decision.

Work permits are issued by the voivode at the employer’s request.

 

In the work permit there is:

  • employer,
  • position or type of work which is performed by the foreigner for the given employer,
  • the amount of foreigner’s salary, i.e. the lowest salary that foreigner can receive in given position.
  • type of contract – e.g. employment contract, contract of mandate, contract work, etc.;
  • working hours.
  • period of validity of the permit.

 

Permission types:

A – concerns a foreigner who performs work in the territory of the Republic of Poland on the basis of an agreement with an entity which seat or place of residence, or a branch, or other form of organized activity is located on the territory of Poland Republic.

 

B – is related to a foreigner who performs work, that lies in performing a function on the management board of a legal person entered into the register of entrepreneurs, or if it is a joint stock company in the organization or management of the affairs of a limited partnership of limited joint-stock partnership as a general partner, or in connection with granting him an authorization for a total period exceeding 6 months in over the next 12 months.

 

C – concerns a foreigner who performs work for a foreign employer and is delegated to the territory of the Republic of Poland for a period exceeding 30 days in a calendar year to a branch or establishment of a foreign entity or entity, connecting with a foreign employer, within the meaning of the Act of 26 July 1991 on income tax natural persons (official journal of 2016, item 2032, with later amendments).

 

D – concerns a foreigner who performs work for a foreign employer who does not have a branch, or other form of organized activity on the territory of the Republic of Poland and is delegated to the territory of Poland in order to provide a temporary and occasional service (export service).

 

E – applies to a foreigner who performs work for a foreign employer and is delegated to the territory of the Republic of Poland for a period exceeding 30 days within the next 6 months for other purpose that are indicated in B, C, D type permits.