Visa-free countries

Polish VISA REQUIREMENTS for holders of ordinary passports
Citizens of the following countries are not required to be in possession of a visa when entering Poland for less than 90 days:
Albania*
Andorra
Antigua Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina*
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
East Timor
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Honduras
Hong Kong**
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao**
Macedonia*
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova*
Monaco
Montenegro*
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norway
Palau
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Portugal
Romania
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Serbia*
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
South Korea
Spain
St. Lucia
St. Pierre and Miquelon
St. Vincent and Grenadines
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan***
Tonga
Trynidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Vatican (Holy See)
Venezuela
* only for holders of biometric passports
** Special Administrative Region
*** for holders of passports which include an identity card number

For participants of our conference from outside of the above mentioned countries, the organizers will help for applying to receive entrance visa to Poland. Upon notification of participation, the organizers please to fill the enclosed application form.

Such attempts will be done for participants to our conference who has registered to the conference and payed the registration fee. Due to the needed duration to get visas, the organizers please to fulfil the necessary formalities as soon as possible.

Remarks:
  • The above list does not involve residence, work or any other paid activity (not applicable to citizens of the EU/EEA Member States)
  • As of 1 May 2005, citizens of the EU countries are entitled to move freely within the European Union/European Economic Area.
  • For further information concerning entry requirements and residence in Poland, please contact a local Polish embassy or consulate in your country. Check here for addresses of Polish diplomatic and consular posts abroad
  • Holders of travel documents issued on the basis of the Geneva Convention of 28 July 1951 on the status of refugees and the New York Convention of 28 September 1954 on the status of stateless persons are not entitiled to enter Poland without a visa. Exceptions:
As of 21 May 2005, on the basis of the European Agreement on the Abolition of Visas for Refugees signed at Strasbourg on 20 April 1959, refugees lawfully resident in the territories of Ireland and Romania are exempt from the obligation to obtain visas for entering or leaving the territory of Poland, provided that:
  • They hold a valid travel document issued in accordance with the Convention on the Status of Refugees of 28 July 1951 or the agreement relating to the issue of a travel document to refugees of 15 October 1946, by authorities of the Contracting Party in whose territory they are lawfully resident
  • Their visit is of not more than three months’ duration
  • A visa is still required for a stay of longer than three months or for the purpose of taking up gainful employment in the territory of another Contracting Party.