Temporary residence permit for business activity
Temporary residence permit for conducting business activity is granted to a foreigner whose purpose of stay is to perform work by performing functions in the management board of a limited liability company or joint-stock company which he has created or whose shares he has taken up or acquired, or conducting matters of a limited partnership or limited partnership – joint-stock by the general partner, or acting as a proxy, provided that the foreigner meets the conditions referred to in paragraph 1 point 1 and 2, and the company meets the conditions referred to in para. 1 point 3 of the Act on foreigners (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 107).
The above-mentioned permit is granted if the circumstances that are the basis for applying for this permit justify the foreigner’s stay on the territory of the Republic of Poland for a period longer than 3 months.
Legal basis: Act of 12 December 2013 on foreigners (Journal of Laws of 2018 No. 2094) together with implementing acts.
How to apply:
The application is submitted by a foreigner applying for permission in person to the voivode competent for the place of stay of the foreigner, no later than on the last day of legal stay on the territory of the Republic of Poland.
When submitting the application, the foreigner is required to submit fingerprints.
If the application is not submitted in person or is sent by post – after delivery of the application to the voivode, the foreigner will be summoned to appear in person within 7 days of delivery of the request, otherwise the application will not be examined.