Polish Passport Ranked at 5th Best in the World by Mobility Score!

According to Passport Index (https://www.passportindex.org/), Polish passport has been ranked at 5th best on the mobility scale with 129 points – which is only 4 points less then the best ranked passport (Germany)!

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Arrests and allegations against employees working in Urząd Wojewódzki. Bribes in residence permit cases.

A year ago you had a chance to read our previous article regarding possible corruption in Urząd Wojwódzki in Wrocław (you can find it here). This was one of many conclusions of a country-wide audit performed in Polish Voivodeship Offices (Urząd Wojewódzki). It now seems that this story is coming to a right conclusion…

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How to become a Polish citizen? A quick look on the requirements

Poland is becoming more and more of a multicultural country. As a matter of fact, up until World War II it has always been – with some 30% minority ratio in 1921… but that’s a story for another time. The point is, if you live in Poland, you can help this fine country become colorful by becoming its citizen. Of course there are always requirements to be met.

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Your boss didn’t pay you for the work. What can you do to get your salary in Poland?

In professional life, one of the most frustrating things that may happen to you is not being paid for your hard work. Regardless of the reason this happened to you, the fact remains that you put your effort and got nothing (or little) in return. Such situation is certainly more difficult if you are in foreign country and don’t really know what kind of rights you actually have at your disposal.

So what countermeasures can you utilise in Poland to get your employer to pay the salary?

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Attorney-at-law, Advocate, Lawyer… What is the Difference? Types of Polish Lawyers.

A well informed customer is a safe customer. However, when seeking legal advice in Poland you will most likely encounter a lot of titles used by Polish lawyers: radca prawny, adwokat, prawnik, specjalista ds. prawnych, doradca prawny… This may likely get you confused. The question is: are they any different?

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How can you use your Blue Card in another EU country?

The “Blue Card” is a term used for document issued by one of the EU countries for highly qualified workers form non-EU countries. It allows them to stay in the EU country and work there. Blue Card also provides some other rights to its owners, e.g. the right to be treated similarly as the citizens of EU country that issued the Card. But can you use it in another EU country and how you can do it?

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Healthcare system in Poland. How to get an appointment to Polish doctor during coronavirus epidemic?

After quite a long break from posting, I took the liberty to write a topic, that may seem a bit less law-oriented. However, because of COVID-19 global pandemic, there is a lot of legal changes aimed at healthcare system. As a result, there are signs of difficulties with getting medical help – especially since even personal visit in doctor’s office in no longer a standard.

So how medical appointments looks like nowadays and how to make one?

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How to get Family 500+ social benefit? A step-by-step guide.

Since 2016, a parental benefit of the “Family 500 Plus” has been introduced in Poland, which is paid monthly at PLN 500 until the child reaches the age of 18. It is worth to know that financial support applies not only to Polish families but also to foreign children living in Poland since 2019. However, families of foreigners must fulfill certain conditions to apply for 500 plus in Poland.

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“Polish ePUAP system. Did you know you can take care of your matters without leaving home?

While you are staying in Poland, many times you have to take care of some matters at Polish offices or submit necessary documents or applications addressed to public entities.Doing so very oftentimes requires your personal appearance in the office. This takes a lot of time as well as effort, since not always Polish clerks will be able to communicate with foreigners.
This is why you should consider getting access to Polish ePUAP system, so you can deal with many official matters without leaving home.

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A quick summary of Coronavirus Benefits, that you may get in Poland

The COVID19 epidemic has a huge impact on our economy and many employers as well as employees experience loss of monthly income. This is why most governments started programs aimed at providing financial help for local businesses, employees and freelancers.
Below you will find a quick summary of coronavirus benefit, that you can get in Poland.

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