Withdrawal of the entry ban to Poland

Entry  ban to the territory of the Republic of Poland

Any foreigner staying on the basis of a Schengen Visa or a national Visa in the Republic of Poland is obliged to leave the country before the expiry of the Visa or temporary residence permit. A foreigner is obliged to leave Poland within 30 days when he:

  • is not be allowed to extend the visa,
  • is not be granted a permanent or temporary residence permit and a long-term EU resident permit,
  • is not granted a refugee status,
  • is not granted a permission to reside for humanitarian reasons.

Entry ban to Poland – for what period can be issued

The entry ban may be issued for a period of 6 months to 5 years, depending on the circumstances of the case. The ban for the period from 6 months to 3 years is issued when the foreigner resides in Poland without a document confirming the legal stay, does not have sufficient funds to finance the stay, exceeded the permissible stay in the Shengen area or the purpose of the stay does not correspond with the initial statement. From 1 to 3 years, when he works without the required work permit. The period up to 5 years, when he was sentenced to imprisonment or pose a threat to the state and public order.

Appealing of the entry ban to Poland – the reasons for the decision

Any foreigner who does not agree with the decision of the Voivode administrative court may appeal against the entry ban. In this case, the deadline for the obligation to return is postponed until the appeal procedure is resolved.

Canceling the entry ban to Poland can be made by the appeal of a foreigner if he:

  • fulfilled the obligation to leave the territory of the Republic of Poland on the specified period,
  • returns to Poland or Schengen area countries only in justified situations.