You stay in Poland based on:

  • permanent residence permit or long-term EU resident permit
  • refugee status or subsidiary protection permit for tolerated stay or for humanitarian reasons

and the period of validity of your residence card (or the “permit for tolerated stay”) ends during the state of epidemic emergency or state of

Your stay will still be legal because these permits are of an indefinite nature. Submit an application for a new residence card after the offices restore regular service.

You are a citizen of a Member State of the European Union, the European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) or the Swiss Confederation. Does the introduction of the state of epidemic affect your residence rights in Poland?

No, the introduction of the state of epidemic emergency in Poland, followed by the state of epidemic, does not affect your residence rights o r t h e ri g h ts o f y o u r f a m i l y members staying with you.