Suspended deadlines in residence permit cases confirmed by the Supreme Administrative Court

Deadlines suspended

The new sentence of the Supreme Administrative Court means bad news for foreigners waiting for a residence permit to be issued. According to the Supreme Administrative court, due to special rules implemented because of war in Ukraine, all deadlines to issue residence permits are suspended for all foreigners and they cannot submit court complaints.

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Can you open a limited liability company (sp. z o.o.) in Poland without a residence permit?

Limited liability company in Poland

Limited liability company (spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością or sp. z o.o. in short) is the most popular kind kind of company in Poland. It is also a company available to most foreigners. Are there any requirements you have to meet to register and run this type of company?

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How long can you stay in Poland without work based on blue card?

Blue Card is a residence permit that can be acquired by foreigners who perform work that requires high qualifications. But what should you do in case of having your contract terminated? How long can you stay in Poland without work?

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Temporary residence permit for Ukrainian citizens and their family members in a special procedure

Starting from November 24, 2022, citizens of Ukraine and their family members who received a PESEL UKR number can obtain a temporary residence permit in Poland in a special procedure.

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You won’t be at home for a few days during ongoing resident permit case? You should take care of something first!

Resident permit cases can take a long time (see here). While you wait for a decision, you may need to leave home for a few days. Whether it’s because of holidays, family visit or any other reason, you definitely should take precautions to ensure that you won’t miss any requests from Urząd Wojewódzki. Otherwise, it is possible that during your absence, Urząd will send you a letter and you won’t be at home to pick it up. And this may result in negative consequences (you can learn more here).

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What is Polish “awizo” and why you should bother while staying in Poland?

As I mentioned in one of the latest articles, in Poland any important letters are being sent only by registered mail (list polecony). This guarantees more certainty that the letter will reach the addressee and allows the sender to monitor the delivery status (on the page

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10 advices that may make your life easier when dealing with Polish offices.

Polish bureaucracy is not the best in the world, but not the worst either. Depending on where you are from, you may find it quite tolerable or completely disorganized.

Still, there are some advices we can share with you, that may help you get through administrative process.

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Long waiting time at Urząd Wojewódzki may be a result of not only mismanagement, but also corruption – says latest NIK report

As we mentioned in our earlier article, Polish Supreme Audit Office (Najwyższa Izba Kontroli or NIK), in one of it’s latest reports confirmed that Urząd Wojewódzki is unable to handle residence permit cases in required time.

However, from what the auditors learned during their examinations, this bad situation at Urząd Wojewódzki in Wrocław may not only be a case of only bad management.

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