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Large country in northern Central Europe, with Warsaw as the capital.

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Can I take flight from India to Poland on German blue card?

I need to go to India urgently for some days and I live in Berlin, and hold a valid EU blue card. Have been working in Germany for 3+ years. My Niederlassungserlaubnis does not arrive yet, I applied a ...
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How can I get by train from Kaunas, Lithuania to Tallinn, Estonia?

I'm going to take a weekend regional-express train from Bialystok, Poland (a major railway station in northeastern Poland, just like two hours away from Warsaw) to Kaunas, Lithuania. Apparently, it's ...
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How can I look up buses (and other public transport) in Poland? [duplicate]

In Slovakia, we have this thing called Cestovné poriadky (Travel schedules), using which I can look up which scheduled buses I can use to go from some A to some B. Does something like this exists in ...
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What is the social rule regarding eye-contact in Poland?

Do Polish people in Eastern (historic Russian) Poland avoid eye contact while talking to brown people, or, is it a social norm in Poland? If it is a social norm, is this also prevalent in Western (...
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When does the NHS Covid pass expire when travelling to Poland?

Does anyone know for how long the NHS Covid Pass (the UK's digital COVID pass) is valid when travelling to Poland (I mean, in terms of time elapsed after receiving final dose of a vaccine). I ...
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leaving Poland on Canadian passport

I was born in Poland. I lived in Canada for around 30 years and am a citizen of both. I went back to Poland for the first time 3 years ago. I entered on my Canadian passport and only got a Polish ...
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Need advice on USA b1 b2 visa

Previously my UK and Poland visas got refused. The exhibition is coming up in the USA I want to apply for a visa with my dad. Will my USA visa get rejected?
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Do I need Passenger Locator Form for Krakow - Prague trip on bus?

I plan to go from Krakow to Prague on Flixbus. Do I need Passenger Locator Form? Or only EU Covid Certificate is enough?
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Luggage limit when travelling between Krakow and Warsaw by train

I am a student studying in Kraków for long time. My studies have now finished and I will be returning to my country. I have 4 big pieces of luggage (80 cm longest dimension). Is it permitted to use ...
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Bringing an Apple Airpod from Finland to Poland via flight

I am planning to bring an airpod that I bought in Finland to Poland for a friend as a gift. I have the bill and also the packaging is still intact. My question is Do I need to declare or pay any ...
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Can an Indian citizen get a Polish visa from Singapore?

As far as I know, all Indian citizens (and the citizens of the Indian vassal countries) are obliged to get a Polish visa from India. Can an Indian citizen get a Polish visa from Singapore if he is, ...
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Do I need a PCR test for travelling from UK to Poland

I'm going to be travelling to Poland soon for a week but I can't work out if I need to get a PCR test for traveling? I'm fully vaccinated (with proof) Travelling via air (RyanAir) Filling in a ...
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Sending cash by Polish post

Recently I noticed that my 100 CHF cannot be exchanged since the Swiss National Bank assigned a rule. There was no way for me except sending by post. Does anybody have any experience. It is written in ...
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Do I need a Polish passport to travel to Poland from the U.S.A if I hold U.S and Polish citizenship

If I would want to travel to Poland from the U.S would I only need a U.S. passport or do I also need a Polish passport? I hold Polish and U.S. citizenship. If I can't go to Poland without a Polish ...
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Rules for entering Germany from Poland?

I recently reached Poland with D type visa. Now I want to go to Germany by train. I just need to fill out that form or I need to have the test also? I know there is quarantine for 10 days.
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Do I need to quarantine in Poland when I have a negative test after arriving from outside the Schengen area?

I have a question regarding required quarantine in Poland. There are two websites I do not get which one is correct? https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus/travel Stated that Since 23 January, persons ...
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How to get from Gdynia or Gdansk to Leba

I was expecting a train to go. But, no matter where I look there is no train connecting the two cities. Nor a bus. I based my assumption on https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Gdynia/%C5%81eba which states ...
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Travel Spain-Poland

I had a scheduled flight on Sept. 18 to Wroclaw to start my PhD program. Poland banned direct flights from Spain (https://www.gov.pl/web/koronawirus/informacje-dla-podrozujacych), so the only option ...
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How much have eastern Bieszczady Mountains changed over the last 30 years?

I used to trek across the eastern Bieszczady Mountains 30 years ago when visiting Poland. It was awesome. I am planning to be back (this time with my teen children) and would like to understand how ...
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Layover in Warsaw. Will I be quarantined?

I'm flying from Brussels to Tallinn on the 7th September in LOT. I have a 2.5 hours layover in Warsaw. Is there a possibility that I will be quarantined in Warsaw?
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Effects of being denied entry to Poland

I was denied entry to Poland last February. The border guards told me this was because I didn't provide enough supporting documents like hotel reservations and travel plans. Will this affect my ...
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Is a person with an EU work permit considered a citizen of European Union Member States?

I'm planning to travel from the Netherlands to Poland during September and I'm not an EU citizen, I just have a work permit. When I checked the Poland Gov site for travel, It is allowed traveling for ...
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Can an Indian citizen visit Poland for a business trip under the current restrictions?

I have an Indian passport with a 3 year Tier 2 visa from the UK, and a 2 year Schengen visa issued by France. My company has a meeting in Poland in September. I live in the UK and will not have ...
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Is Schengen National Visa type D is same as Resident Permit?

I am stranded in my home country (India) and trying to go back to my workplace in Poland. I have long term National Visa Type D along with work permit. Most of the rules given on Airline and Embassy ...
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Bicycling routes in Śląskie/Małopolskie

I would like to do a bicycle trip in the southern-polish regions of Silesia or Lesser Poland. It would only be for 2-3 days and I'd be looking for a route a bit off bigger roads and maybe by a river. ...
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In Poland, is/are there any region dangerous for non-white people to visit?

From 2016, Poland saw the rise of right-wing nationalists. In Poland, are there any cities or special regions in cities which are dangerous for non-white people to go to? I mean, are there any cities ...
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Can you walk from Lithuania to Poland through Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast)?

Is it possible to walk from Lithuania to Poland through Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast)? Is it possible to cross borders in Nida/Morskoe and Mamonovo/Gronowo or Mamonovo/Grzechotki on foot? If not - what ...
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I am a Malaysian. Can i travel to other countries besides Schengen while my Poland TRC is in progress?

I am a Malaysian. Can i travel to other countries besides Schengen while my Poland TRC is in progress? I am planning to go for a vacation in India in November this year, which is this time the Poland ...
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Is it possible to enter Australia with a temporary Polish passport?

I lost my Polish passport and I need to go back to Australia, where I hold a student visa. Can I get a temporary Polish passport to go back and then get the 10-year one once I'm in Australia? A ...
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Can I go to the UK, Ireland, or maybe Russia or Ukraine for a few months to reset my Schengen limit?

I'm currently in Poland. I will have been in the Schengen area for 90 days at the beginning of March, although my first entry was back on September 7th, 2019. 180 days after that is March 5th, 2020. ...
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Transfer from Intercity train to Warsaw Chopin

I'll be travelling on the train (PKP Intercity) from Bydgoszcz to Warsaw Central to catch a mid-afternoon flight from Warsaw Chopin airport (LOT Airlines to Heathrow). Is a two-hour window between the ...
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Poland tourist visa [closed]

My fiancé’s EEA family permit UK visa got refused as my fiancé is Indian citizen and we have appealed in court as well and we are waiting date from court to attend it but now she is applying to Poland ...
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Do I need to show original letter of invitation from Poland on airport after arrival to Schengen area?

A friend of mine will send me an invitation letter. I do not require Schengen tourist visa, but I could have an invitation letter. So, when he has the approved letter of invitation, should I show it ...
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Does the Chopin Airport in Warzaw Poland really have just one Terminal?

I will be connecting flights in Warsaw Poland soon and while researching the Chopin Airport I get the impression that it only has one terminal. Is this true or am I incorrect? Also, if I need to ...
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Is there an accommodation search engine for Poland?

I've been in Poland, from the Lithuanian border to Gdansk to Wroclaw passing through various smaller towns and villages, for about ten days. When I arrived very early on New Years Day with Lithuanian ...
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Poland : Effects of Negative Decision of Temporary Residence application on Future Schengen Visas [closed]

i work as Software Engineer in a startup company in Warsaw, Poland. Back in 2018, i approached agent at Biggroup(https://bigroup.biz/en/) and we made application for Temporary Residence Permit(Karta ...
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Resident Card stolen can I still travel in Schengen? [closed]

My friend is a student in Poland and have valid Temporary Resident Card (Karta Pobytu). His purse was stolen which had his resident card. He has already obtained a Police Report and Reported to the ...
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Are there area-wide ski passes in southern Poland?

I may have the opportunity to visit the Polish mountains next February but when glancing through offers it looks like ski slopes are "disconnected" - each of them is one single entity. I am used the ...
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Visa Refusal and Re apply third time [closed]

One year ago i have applied for tourist and student visa to Spain and got refused. Now i got a chance to visit Poland. Can i re-apply for a tourist visa? Will it get refused because of my previous ...
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Can you go skiing on a trip to Warsaw in late December?

I am going to be in Warsaw during the last week of December with two kids (8, 12). Is it possible to go skiing that time of year in Warsaw region? (both natural and man made snow are fine) Is there ...
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Bus tickets in Krakow

I'll stay in Krakow for a few days next month and my hotel is a bit far from my work place. I plan to use the buses but it looks uncertain to me, from what I have found that some bus stops are ...
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Can I stay in other Schengen countries on a national type D visa for more than 90 days? [duplicate]

I have a Polish national type D visa, and would like to stay in Italy for more than 90 days in 180 day period. I was actually wondering if its possible considering there are not border checks betwen ...
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Reliability data for German trains

I want to take the 'Kulturzug' between Berlin and Wroclaw on August 10th 2019 (dep. 08:25 from Berlin-Lichtenberg, arr. 12:42 in Wroclaw Glowny). As I will be attending a wedding later that day, it ...
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Passport Stamp in a Schengen Airport / Entry to Croatia with a Schengen Visa

I am a Lebanese citizen traveling from Beirut Lebanon to Zagreb Croatia with a 3-hour layover in Warsaw Poland. I hold a multiple-entry Schengen visa issued by France that I have never used before (...
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Can I apply for Poland's visa appointment from different country if I'm different country citizen? [duplicate]

I need your help here I m Indian Citizen and i want to apply for national visa for my collage , but the problem is i m not getting any dates in India , So can i apply for appointment from Malaysia ...
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First Entry Member State schengen visa

Im appying for a schengen visa to go to Poland. I bought a flight with a stop in London UK so its not a selectable country in the online form as a "First Entry Member State". Will I have problems with ...
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Travelling from Poland to Canada with temporary passport

I am travelling to Canada next week. My girlfriend would like to go to with me, yet she does not have the passport. The only option left for her on such a short notice is getting the temporary ...
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Expenditure in Poland - Forex Card doesn't have Złoty

I have an HDFC Forex Plus Multi currency card. It has Euro and GBP but no Złoty (Polish currency). How would I use it in Poland? I have not found a suitable answer yet so asking again. I am not sure ...
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Does a U.S. citizen need a transit visa for Belarus if traveling by train from Moscow to Warsaw?

I plan to travel from Moscow to Warsaw via Belarus by train. I am a U.S. citizen. Do I need a transit visa and where do I get one?
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Schengen Visa Valid on arrival in Schengen State and not while boarding flight [duplicate]

I am resident of Dubai and would be travelling to Poland on 21st May at around 22:30 ,my flight lands in Poland on 22nd at around 2:30 AM which is when my schengen visa becomes valid . I am very ...

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