How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Poland
In this post, we learn how Nigerians can get a visa to Poland. We explore all the necessary information needed to procure a visa to Poland.
The Republic of Poland is a country located in Central Europe. It is popular for its medieval architecture, Jewish heritage, and hearty cuisine. Poland covers a total land area of about 312,679 square kilometers, with a population of more than 38.5 million people. Warsaw is the capital of Poland and It is also home to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp memorial.
Types of Polish Visas
- Schengen C-type visa
- National D-type visa
- Transit airport visa
These are the necessary documents needed for a Business visit with a Schengen C-type visa
- Completely filled and signed visa application form.
- A Valid International passport.
- Non-refundable visa fee of 12,000 Naira in cash (unless the applicant is entitled to a discount).
- Two recent passport photographs with white backgrounds not older than 3 months.
- To cover medical expenses in case it arises, the applicant will be asked to provide travel medical insurance valid for the whole period of intended stay in addition to not less than 2 days; valid for all Schengen countries( minimum coverage required is 30,000 EUR).
- Flight schedules or reservations indicate the date of entry and exit from Poland.
- Residence permit in one of the countries covered by the Embassy if necessary.
- A copy of the passport data page and previous visas should also be provided.
- Copies of all original documents that the applicant intends to keep.
- If the applicant is invited he or she is required to provide a copy of the written and signed invitation from the inviting person or institution, clearly stating the purpose and conditions of the visit, duration of stay, who covers expenses, etc.
- Hotel reservation or proof of other accommodation; for applicants who plan to stay with family or friends or being sponsored by Polish/EU citizens in any other way, an invitation registered with the legitimate Polish authorities (Urzad Wojewodzki) is required.
- A tax clearance certificate and certificate of business incorporation of the institution from the applicant’s employer sending the applicant to visit Poland.
- A photocopy of tax clearance certificate and certificate of business incorporation of Polish business organization inviting the applicant for a visit.
- Proof of commercial activities carried out in the country of residence, recent business contacts with the inviting company such as contracts, bills, commercial correspondence, etc.
- Evidence of current business dealings with other Polish/Schengen institutions.
- If the applicant was invited for business conferences, fairs, seminars, congresses, etc. An invitation or proof of registration and payment of fees in addition to other documents proving the existence of trade or work relations.
- Proof of financial sustenance throughout the duration of the stay.
- Documents to prove one’s family status like marriage/birth certificates.
Where To Go
Embassy of the Republic of Poland Located in Abuja and Lagos
ABUJA ADDRESS: 16, Ona Crescent, Maitama, Abuja.
Tel: +234 9 4138280, 4138283; Fax: +234 9 4138281
Email Address: [email protected]
For more details related to all types of Polish visas, please visit the official website of the Embassy of Poland in Nigeria.
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