POLAND, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres, and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. Poland is bordered by Germany in west, the Czech Republic in south west, Slovakia in south, Ukraine in south east, Belarus in east and Lithuania and Russia in north east. The country shares maritime borders with Denmark and Sweden.

Migration Benefits
Work Permit
Type of Work Permit
Work Permit to Residence
Work Visa
Documents Required
Role of Optus
Sectors of Availability

Migration Benefits

  • Stay in Poland indefinitely.
  • Work and Study in Poland.
  • Have Free Education for Children in any Public School.
  • The benefit of Social Security and age pension plan.
  • Sponsor Dependents, Once the TRC is received.
  • Eligible for citizenship after 5 years meeting the requirements.
  • Cost of Living: The cost of living in Poland can be lower compared to many Western European countries, offering a more affordable lifestyle.
  • Poland has a growing economy with diverse job prospects, especially in sectors like IT, finance, manufacturing, and healthcare.
  • As a member of the European Union (EU), living in Poland can provide access to EU rights and opportunities.

Work Permit - Poland

  • Every year hundreds of people decide to work and settle in Poland. The country has low unemployment rate, the salaries are still growing and the cost of living stays fairly low. There are many occupations that are in great demand in Poland and require foreign workers. However, foreign workers are required to have the proper visas and work permits in Poland, as established by immigration laws.
  • In order to get a work permit, the future employer needs to fill out a work permit application that includes the name of the company that is hiring the applicant and his/her job title within this company. This has huge implications as the work permit is only valid for the given company and position. If the candidate decides to leave the company and wants to get a new job, his new employer will have to go through the process of applying for a new work permit for him.
  • The invited person has the legal right to live and work throughout the calendar year in Poland.
  • The invited person has the legal right to stay for 90 days within half a year in the countries of Schengen Area (control is hardly possible since there are no clear boundaries).
  • Due to the subordination of the consulate to Voivode (Governor), the visa application is not rejected.
  • Candidates are required to get the EMPLOYMENT VISA (NATIONAL VISA, D TYPE) through the closest consulate of Poland in their country. This type of visa is granted on the basis of the Voivodship invitation certified by the Voivode (local Governor of the Polish administrative division corresponding to a “province “in other countries). Work permits are issued at a regional level and will be valid for minimum 1 year period. The company willing to hire foreign citizens submits an employment application to the Voivodship department of the foreign citizens by the place of company registration .

Types of Work Permit

If you are a non-EU citizen and wish to work in Poland, you will need a work permit to enter the country. The validity of a work permit is for three years. The work permit is valid for only one job, and you can use it to perform only those tasks mentioned in your application form. If you are changing careers, you must apply for a new work permit.


If you find employment based on an employment contract or civil law contract with an employer with an office registered in Poland. This is the most famous work permit.


This work permit is valid if you are a board member residing in Poland for a total period exceeding six months within 12 subsequent months.


You can apply for this work permit if you are sent to Poland by a foreign employer for more than 30 days in a calendar year to work for the foreign employer 's subsidiary or branch office.


You are eligible for this visa if a foreign employer temporarily sends you to work in export services. The foreign employer must not have a branch or subsidiary in Poland.


You can apply for this visa if you take up work-related tasks that do not fall into the above four categories.

Work Permit to Residence

Temporary Residence Permit:

For individuals planning to stay in Poland for more than 90 days, a temporary residence permit is required. Upon Arrival your employer will proceed for your TRC in this period of time. This permit is granted for a maximum of 3 years. It necessitates the submission of relevant documents, including passport-sized photos, a valid passport, a work permit or employer's written statement, proof of health insurance, and financial stability.

Family Immigration:

Family members of temporary residents (those who receive the TRC) can join them in Poland by submitting the required documents, including photographs, copies of valid travel documents, proof of residence, relationship documents (marriage/birth certificates), health insurance, and financial stability proof.

Permanent Residence Permit:

Foreigners with significant economic and social ties to Poland can consider applying for a permanent residence permit. The permit is issued indefinitely, but the residence card should be renewed every 10 years. Holders of this permit can travel visa - free to other Schengen countries for up to 90 days within 180 days.

How to Obtain a Poland Work Visa

Documents Required in Various Stages

For Optus Profile

  • Updated Resume
  • Fully Scanned Passport Copy
  • Educational Certificates
  • Recent Passport Size Passport
  • Applicant profile by consultant


  • AGE: 21 -55 Yr.
  • EDUCATION: Occupation based Elementary Qualification, Starting from elementary to SSLC, HSS, Graduation etc.
  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2 years of Exp in relevant field of Application.
  • LANGUAGE: Communicable, for high professions qualification may vary.

Visa Requirements

  • Valid passport with at least six months of validity beyond the intended period.
  • Updated Resume and Cover Letter.
  • Original Education & Experience Letter.
  • Completed visa application form, which can be obtained from the Polish consulate/embassy.
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs.
  • Work Permit /job offer letter from your Polish employer.
  • Police clearance certificate.
  • Health insurance coverage valid in Poland.
  • Other Supporting documents as per the current req.

Role of Optus

  • When it comes to obtaining a Poland work permit , Optus serves as your trusted partner. With years of experience and a team of immigration experts, we are dedicated to providing you with a seamless and efficient immigration process.
  • Expert Guidance: Our team of experienced immigration consultants is well-versed in the intricacies of the Poland work permit application process. We stay up-to-date with the latest immigration policies and regulations to ensure accurate and timely advice.
  • Tailored Solutions: We understand that every individual's immigration j ourney is unique. That's why we provide personalized solutions based on your specific needs and requirements. From job search assistance to document preparation and application submission, we are with you every step of the way.
  • Timely Support: Our dedicated team is committed to providing you with timely support throughout the entire immigration process. We ensure that all your queries are addres sed promptly, and we keep you informed about the progress of your application.
  • Peace of Mind: With Optus Migrate by your side, you can have peace of mind knowing that your immigration journey is in capable hands. We strive to make the process stress-free, allowing you to focus on your career aspirations in Poland. Contact Optus Migrate today and let us turn your dream of working in Poland into a reality. Your successful Poland work permit application awaits!

Sectors of Availability


  • Warehouse Workers
  • Helpers, Cleaners, Packing Associate
  • Drivers In Light and Heavy
  • Courier Services and Delivery Services
  • Front Office Jobs and Admin Jobs
  • Supermarket Related Jobs
  • Cashier & Billing
  • Mechanical & Technical Jobs In Various Industries
  • Electricians, Welders, Plumbers, Carpenters.
  • Sales and Admin in Multi Industries
  • Teaching Aids, Homecare supporter.


  • Database Administrators
  • Computer Administrators
  • IT Specialists
  • Software Engineers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Administrator Managers
  • Chefs Database Assistants
  • Semi-skilled professionals in construction and transport Managers
  • Workers in the Hospitality and Automobile sectors
  • Accountants and auditors
  • Caregivers, Nurses & Teachers, Beauticians

NOTE: Type of vacancies and availiability of job changes for different batches depending on then availiability which will be updated to each enrolled applicants profile. For certain occupations the experience and education will have certain criteria and will be updated to you by our expertise team.

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