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Travel and COVID-19

You can find the latest information on how COVID-19 is affecting travel to Poland on the Re-open EU website and via the Polish border guard. COVID-19 travel information can change frequently, but you can read what you should be looking out for in our guidance.

Entry visa requirements

British citizens are exempt from visas for stays of less than 90 days, irrespective of the purpose of the journey).

For stays of more than 90 days, a national visa is required.

Information provided by Embassy

Working fewer than 90 days?

Performing artistic services, solo or in troupes, are exempt from a work permit for up to 30 days in any calendar year.

Working for more than 90 days?

For longer stays, a work permit and temporary residence are required.

Conditions for the self-employed are unclear.

Additional requirements

You will also need:

  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of stable and regular income to cover living expenses
  • Proof of health insurance


PLN 440 (£86) stamp duty.

PLN 50 (£10) residence card.

£69 for National Visa

Please note that prices in GBP are indicative and subject to change in line with exchange rates.

Contact details

Polish Embassy Website
47 Portland Place
London W1B 1JH

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7291 3520
[email protected]

Consular section:

10 Bouverie Street
London EC4Y 8AX

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7822 8900
[email protected]

Planning a tour?

The information provided in this guide is for your reference only and does not constitute legal or immigration advice. The ISM recommends that if you have any doubts about your eligibility to enter any country, you contact a suitably qualified migration expert for each individual country in good time prior to intended arrival.