If you are an EU/EFTA resident, and hold a valid driving licence in your country, there is no need to change it when coming to Poland, even if you stay here for more than 185 days. If you come from oustide the EU, check if your country signed Geneva or...
A work permit is a document that allows you to work legally in Poland. However, not every foreigner needs it. In some cases, eg. when you are an EU/EFTA citizen or their family, or have a permanent residence permit, it is not required. If you come from Belarus, Russia,...
Every foreigner who comes to Poland and stays here over 14 days is obliged to file for zameldowanie. Simply speaking, you have to register your polish residency address. You can apply for two types of registration – temporary (if you plan to return to your home country) and permanent...
If you work in Poland and want to obtain and file your taxes here, you need either a NIP or PESEL number. However, not every foreigner, especially non–EU residents have their PESEL. In that case, they can apply for the NIP number. What is NIP? NIP is a tax identification number....
Every Polish citizen has their own PESEL. Simply speaking, it is an identification number of a person, required in all sorts of places: banks, hospitals, government offices and many other institutions. But how does it work for foreigners coming to Poland? Do I need PESEL? A PESEL number will be necessary...
It might sound like a challenge but in fact it is relatively easy. In this little ”know-how” section we will explain to you in detail how to do it. First things first – two hints before we go through the procedures Hint 1 – in order to set up a company...

Poland

Population: Over 38 million Capital city: Warsaw Political system: Parliamentary republic Main languages: Polish (official), English (main urban centres) Major religions: Catholicism (80 percent) Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October.) Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz. European-style, two-pin plugs are used. Currency: The Polish Zloty (PLN), divided...

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