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Foreigner who arrives or resides on the territory of Poland in order to join his/her family member, who already resides in Poland on the basis of one of the following residence titles:
Family member of the aforementioned foreigner is:
The application for a family member is made by the foreigner who lives on the territory of the Republic of Poland to whom member of his/her family arrives or with whom he/she arrives to the voivode competent with regard to the place his/her residence.
Presence of a family member for whom the foreigner makes the application is not obligatory.
Presence of the aforementioned family members will be obligatory after issuance of the decision on granting temporary residence permit, during making the application for issuing the residence card in order to take their fingerprints.
Note: Lack of any of the aforementioned documents will result in margin call within 7 days from its delivery, under pain of leaving the application without examination.
Standard documents necessary for examination of the application:
Note: Documents listed below attached to the application may reduce the quantity of official correspondence and shorten the time which is necessary to handle the case.
Note: The requirement to have a permanent and regular source of income is deemed met also when subsistence costs of a foreigner are covered by a family member obliged to maintain them, who lives on the territory of the Republic of Poland.
Temporary residence permits shall be granted if circumstances which are the basis to apply for this permit justify the residence on the territory of the Republic of Poland for a longer period than 3 months.
Temporary residence permit is granted for a period which is necessary to complete the object of this residence on the territory of Poland longer than 3 months to 3 years, with the possibility to apply for subsequent permits.
Permanent residence permit �or EU long-term residence permit
A foreigner, being child of a foreigner who has been given permanent residence permit or residence permit for EU long-term resident remaining under their parental authority:
a) born after granting a permanent residence permit or residence permit for EU long-term resident to this foreigner, or
b) born during the term of validity of the temporary residence permit granted to the foreigner.
The permit is granted for indefinite time.
Polish diplomatic missions abroad
Office for Foreigners
Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy
Poviat labour offices
Chief Labour Inspectorate
Ministry of the Interior and Administration
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Last Update: 26/11/2015 |