Questions tagged [poland]

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

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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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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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Best way to pay in Poland when I have Euros?

I have both cash and credit card in Euros but Poland uses zloty. What's the best way to go around and buy things in Poland, exchanging Euro currency or paying with my debit card (Swedbank), or ...
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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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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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How can I get from Krakow to Prague?

I am looking for transportation from Krakow to Prague. The only requirement I have is that it's limited in time, so I can plan it. Hitch-hiking is not a possibility. I don't care much about the ...
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How to visit Wieliczka salt mines and the Auschwitz KZ from Krakow?

I'd like to visit Wieliczka salt mines and the Auschwitz KZ. Is it possible to visit both places the same day? How much time should I stay in each place? What trains/buses have to take from central ...
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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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How to get from the airport to the bus station in Krakow and how long does it take?

I'm going to Krakow by plane and then leaving Krakow by PolskiBus bus (from Małopolski Dworzec Autobusowy) as soon as possible. I need to book the bus in advance, so I need to know when will I be at ...
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Visit to Poland with UK refugee travel documents

I have a UK refugee travel document according to the Geneva Convention 1951. Can I travel to Poland without visa?
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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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US Citizen in Poland more than 90 days in a 180 day period

From what I understand, it is legal for a US citizen to spend up to 90 days in Poland, leave for one day, and re-enter for another 90 day period. Sources I called the Polish embassy in New York and ...
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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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Where to exchange money in Wroclaw

I'm arriving to Wroclaw airport (Ryanair) next April, where should I exchange most of my money? In the airport, in the city or in another city?
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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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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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Polish-Born Canadian entering Poland

My wife is a Polish-born Canadian citizen. She has not carried a Polish passport in over 20 years, nor has she done anything to maintain her Polish citizenship paperwork-wise. Recently, the Polish ...
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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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My Schengen visa is expired but I'm still here in Poland. Can I go out in the country anytime even I applied for the extension of my Schengen?

My Schengen visa is expired but I'm still here in Poland. Can I go out in the country anytime even I applied for the extension of my Schengen? I'm a Filipino and married to a Poland citizen.
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Is it necessary to book bus tickets from Gdansk to Kaliningrad in advance?

Is it necessary to book bus tickets from Gdansk to Kaliningrad in advance, or is it enough to buy tickets at the station just before the departure? If they need to be booked in advance, where would ...
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Traveling from Gdansk Poland to UK London

I am traveling from the USA to Poland for a family gathering. I wanted to go to London while I am in Europe. While I was completing the purchase of airline tickets from Gdansk to London and London to ...
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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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When you go for a multi day hike in the Tatras, where do you leave your car?

We will be doing a road trip through Czech republic, Slovakia and Poland. At some point we would like to do a multiday hike through the tatras. Since we won't be carrying all our camping gear and ...
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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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Should gay people be careful when in Poland? If yes, to what extent?

A group of friends and I intend to visit Warsaw and its surroundings next year. We are members of the LGBT community. Seeing the scale of the 11/11/17 far-right manifestations makes me a little ...
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How many medications can one take on a plane?

I have a sick dog and unfortunately the drug is not available in Poland because there is a break in production till June. It is relatively cheap and available in USA and my friend is flying back to ...
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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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How to secure an appointment for poland schengen type C business visa?

I am struggling to secure an appointment from last 1 week. Is there a specific time period under which appointments slot are reserved? Is there any other way of securing appointment with Polish ...
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Enquires on visa expiration

I may like to know if I can travel back into the territory of Poland 3 days before my type D visa expires or the average number of days I have to be back in Poland before my visa expires
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Where can I find a good, printable map of Kraków (Poland)?

Where can I find a good, printable map (PDF) of Kraków (Poland)? I find Google Maps not very suitable for a printable format. Being a road map, it's very much focussed on car travel and not so nice ...
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How can I get information about bus lines between towns within Poland?

In the country I'm from (Switzerland), the standard way to travel between towns is by train, which is effective and fast. However, from my understanding, it seems that in Poland, aside with a few rare ...
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Nigerian passport with UK ILR [closed]

Can I travel to Poland with my Nigerian passport with UK ILR with my Belgian girlfriend? We both live in the UK. Just wanting to know if I can travel to poland from the UK with my passport for a few ...
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How to apply for a Schengen visa if I don't have payslips from the last 3 months? [duplicate]

I just started a LLC (limited liability company) and I'll be receiving my first pay slip next week, and I want to apply for a Schengen visa, can't I apply for the visa with 1 or 2 slips? http://www....
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Can I enter Romania with a Polish Temporary Residence Card? [closed]

I am having a problem getting a Romanian visa, and my Student Mobility starts very soon. Neither the system on the website of the Romanian e-visa nor the local embassy in Warsaw responds to me. When I ...
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Do I have to validate my 3-month ticket every time I board a bus in Warsaw?

I moved to Warsaw, Poland, earlier this week and got myself a 3 months pre-paid ZTM card. However, none of the locals that board buses or trams with me seem to validate their cards or buy tickets ...
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My Poland visa is expired. I want to go back to my home country India

I have been studying in Poland since 2015 and now my studies are about to finish so I want to go back to my home country (India). But my TRC was expired by 1st of September and I already applied for ...

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