ABC I live in Poland – legalization of stay

We would like to invite you for another meeting of the cycle ABC I live in Poland. On 9th May there will be informational session about legalization of stay led by Director of Office for Foreigners in Mazovian Province Office. It is unique opportunity to get more information about different procedures, applications and duties connected to legalization of stay.

To take part in this session, please register via form HERE.

Date: 09.05.2019, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Place: office of Foundation for Somalia (Bracka 18/63 str, 00-028 Warsaw)

Important informational informiation: This meeting will be in Polish (English session is planned in June). Please arrive earlier in order to fill the beneficiary form, sign the participation list and personal data processing agreement (RODO).


  1. Legalization of stay – from application to residence card:
    • Formal phase:
      • Submission of an application
      • Applications, attachements – how to fill and sign documents
      • Finger prints, shortages of form, fees, stamps
      • Leaving application without recognition, return of application, refusal to start proceedings, refusal of date restoration
    • Merithoric phase:
      • A duty to submit complet of documents
      • Permits documents: source of income, social benefits, insurance, apartment, certification from University, civil registry
      • Language and form of submissed documents, original, copy, translation
    • Contestations: complaints, reminders
    • Decisions
  2. FAQ: what to do when?
    • There is no correspondence
    • There is no updates
    • There is lack of documents
    • I have to leave Poland immediately
    • Plenipotentiary deceived me
    • Can I work?

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