Students coming from EU countries and staying in Poland longer than 3 months are obliged to apply for a temporary residence permit.
To meet this obligation, please first collect the following to register your stay:
NOTE: You don’t need any photographs.
Having collected the above mentioned documents, visit Urząd Wojewódzki, ul. Wały Chrobrego 4, department: Wydział Spraw Obywatelskich (preferably with your tutor as you will have to cope with some forms in Polish).
After max. 30 days you will get the response and you can pick up the confirmation of a temporary residence.
Then, you have to apply for a temporary residence permit. You have max. 30 days from your arrival date to do that. To meet this obligation, please collect the following:
Having collected the above mentioned documents, visit City Hall, pl. Armii Krajowej 1 (preferably with your tutor as you will have to cope with some forms in Polish).
You have to show the officer original documents of each copy.
All documents should have been signed in the officer’s presence.
A citizen of a non-EU/EEA country can enter the territory of Poland on the basis of a valid travel document (passport) and a visa (if required). A citizen of a non-EU country has to obtain the visa from the Polish embassy in his/her country of residence.
Students should apply for a visa in a consulate for the whole planned period of studying in Poland. A visa is issued on the basis of the acceptance letter from the hostig university in Poland confirming the student’s enrollment for a certain period of studies.
For details please contact the Polish Embassy in your country.
Students coming from non-EU countries with a visa covering their entire period of stay should register at the City Hall only. Please, see details below. When you complete your registration at the City Hall, you don’t need to follow the procedure at Urząd Wojewódzki.
Students coming from non-EU countries and staying in Poland longer than 3 months are obliged to apply for a temporary residence permit, if they don’t have a visa covering their entire period of stay (eg. Schengen visa).
Please go to the City Hall first to register your stay. You have 4 days from your arrival to that!
You have to have the following documents to do that:
If you have all the required documents, you will be registered immediately.
If you need a registration confirmation you have to pay 17 PLN.
Then, please visit Urząd Wojewódzki (ul. Wały Chrobrego 4) no later than 90 days after your arrival (preferably with your tutor as you will have to cope with some forms in Polish in order to register your stay.
Foreign students from Non-EU/EEA-countries should submit the following documents:
If you have all the required documents, you will receive an answer to your request within 2 months.
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Studies (EU): +48 91 444 1018
Studies (outside EU): +48 91 444 1208
Staff : +48 91 444 1185