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Permanent residence permit

THE DECISION CONCERNING THE ISSUE OF A PERMITTED RESIDENCE IS ISSUED UNTIL.

472/5000 The residence card itself is valid for 10 years, which means that every 10 years the card needs to be replaced. On the basis of a permanent residence permit issued in Poland, a foreigner does not have the right to work in a country other than Poland. Permanent residence permit entitles him to travel to other Schengen countries up to 90 days a month within 180 days for tourism purposes. Circumstances of granting a permanent residence permit A foreign residence permit may be obtained by a foreigner who:

  • 1. is a child of a foreigner who has a permanent residence permit or a long-term resident's EU residence permit in Poland and is under his / her parental care, and who:
    • a). he was born after his parent was granted a permanent residence permit or a long-term resident's EU residence permit in Poland, or
    • b). he was born within the period of validity of a temporary residence permit held by his parent, 2. he is a child of a Polish citizen and remains under his / her custody,
  • 3. is a person of Polish descent and intends to settle in Poland permanently,
  • 4. remains in the Polish marriage law recognized by Polish law with a Polish citizen for at least 3 years before submitting an application for a permanent residence permit and has lived in Poland for a minimum of two years on the basis of a temporary residence permit issued on the basis of a marriage before submitting the application with a Polish citizen or on the basis of obtaining a refugee status, subsidiary protection or a residence permit for humanitarian reasons,
  • 5. has a valid Polish Card and intends to settle permanently in Poland.