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Employment of foreigners in Poland

Table of contents:

  1. Employment of foreigners in Poland
  2. Legal grounds
  3. Fundamental definitions
  4. Principles concerning the performance of work in the Republic of Poland by foreigners
  5. Grounds for issuing work permits to foreigners
  6. Terms and conditions for the issuance of a work permit
  7. Simplified procedures for the issuance of work permits
  8. Term of a work permit
  9. Exemption from the obligation to obtain a work permit
  10. Visas
  11. Employer obligations towards foreigners
  12. The effects of work entrusted to foreigners illegally residing on Polish territory
  13. Summary
  14. Sources of law

Employment of foreigners in Poland 2016

Prepared for the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency by:

Law Office of Stopczyk & Wspólnicy Sp. k.

Przemysław Stopczyk
Managing Partner, Legal Advisor

Last update: October 2016


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