Apply for Poland Business Visa from India - Document Requirements

Poland Business Visa

If you want to visit Poland for business purposes, then you will need to apply for a business visa. With this visa a businessman can visit Poland for business purposes such as corporate meetings, employment or partnership meetings.

Visa requirements

You will have to apply for a short-stay visa which allows you to stay in Poland for 90 days. The short-stay visa is also known as the Schengen visa. The type of visa needed is determined by the length of stay: C visas are for stays of less than 90 days, while D visas are for stays of more than 90 days.

This visa is valid in all the European countries which are part of the Schengen agreement.

Documents Required
  • Valid passport with at least three months validity
  • Passport must have been issued during the past ten years
  • Copies of previous visas
  • 2 passport size photos
  • Completed visa application form
  • Proof of having financial resources to pay for your return trip and stay in Poland
  • Travel insurance policy with a value of 30,000 pounds
  • Covering letter from your company in case you are travelling to Poland on behalf of their business
  • Invitation letter from the company you will be visiting with details of their address and dates of your visit
  • A certificate from your employer giving permission for your business travel and a Power of attorney from your company giving you full authority
  • Proof of previous trade relations between the two companies
  • Bank statement of the last 6 months
  • Income tax returns of last three years
  • Company must give declaration for coverage of expenses on the letter or invitation
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Proof of civil status
Validity and processing time

You can stay for a maximum period of 90 days in Poland or any other country in the Schengen region with the business visa.

How Y-Axis Can Help You?
  • Advise you on the documentation that will be required for the visa
  • Advise you on how the funds needed for the visa need to be shown
  • Complete the application process
  • Review your documents needed for the visa application

Talk to us today to get your Poland Business Visa process underway.

Do I need a visa to go to Poland on business?

Whether or not you will need a visa depends on your nationality. Nationals of many countries across the world do not require a visa for entering the Schengen Area for a short stay. Indian nationals require a visa to go to Poland on business.

Which visa do I need to go on a business trip to Poland?

You will require a Uniform Schengen Visa.

How long can I stay in Poland on my Poland business visa?

With the Uniform Schengen Visa – Type C – the visa holder can stay in the Schengen Area for a maximum of 90 days in a 180-stay period.

What if I have to stay in Poland on business for more than 90 days?

If you plan on staying in Poland for more than 90 days, either in a single visit or multiple visits within a half-year period, you will have to apply for the National Type D visa instead.

Can I extend my Poland business visa?

A Poland business visa can be extended only in exceptional cases. There must be a strong reason for seeking an extension.

What is the earliest that I can apply for Poland business visa?

The earliest that you can apply for a Schengen short-stay Type C visa for Business purposes is 6 months before the date that you intend travelling to Poland on business.

What is the latest that I can apply for a Poland business visa?

The latest that you can apply for a business visa for Poland is 15 day before your business trip.

Can I convert my Poland business visa to a work permit?

No, the Polish Schengen business permit cannot be converted into a work permit. You are also prohibited from working for a living while on this visa. However, you are permitted to engage in unpaid volunteer or charitable work. You can apply for a work visa once you return to your native country if you need to work.

Can I travel to other Schengen countries on this visa?

With this permission, you are free to travel to any of the Schengen nations. In the unlikely event that you are issued an LTV, you may only travel to the Schengen countries listed on the sticker. You can only visit European nations that are also Schengen members with a tourist visa. There are a few exceptions, as certain non-Schengen nations will allow you to enter with a Schengen visa, for example, Croatia.

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