Poland Schengen Visa for Citizens of Eritrea

Poland Schengen Visa for Citizens of Eritrea

iVisa | Updated on Feb 27, 2020

Poland has thousands of visitors every year. It is a popular tourist destination because of its history, culture, and delicious food.


Poland is a member of the Schengen area, which it joined in 2007. As a member of the Schengen zone, Poland is able to receive visitors who are traveling to other countries that are also members of the Schengen zone.

If you are a citizen of Eritrea, you are able to visit Poland after obtaining a visa. You can apply for your visa by submitting an application at the Polish embassy in your country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I submit my application electronically?

Poland does not currently support electronic submissions for visas. You will deliver your completed application to your country's Polish embassy.

How do I pay for my visa?

You pay for your visa at the Polish embassy when you submit your application.

When can I submit my application for a Poland Schengen visa?

The current guidelines allow your application to be submitted as early as 6 months before your arrival date in Poland. We recommend that you submit your application at least 3 weeks prior to your trip.

Is the Poland Schengen visa multiple entry friendly?

There are several different kinds of visas that are offered for citizens of Eritrea. While some do allow multiple entry, not all of them allow for multiple entry. Be sure to indicate that you would like to be considered for a multiple entry visa when you are filling out your application.

What is the length of the interview that is required during the application process?

You should anticipate that your interview will be no longer than 15 minutes. During this interview, you will be asked several questions pertaining to your purposes for traveling to Poland and Schengen as well as asking questions to verify the information that you submit on your application.

Do I have to submit applications for my kids?

You will need to submit an application for each of your children who are traveling with you.

What Documents Do I Need for the Poland (Schengen) Visa Application?

You will present documents for the Poland (Schengen) visa when you arrive for your appointment at the Polish embassy closest to you. When you arrive, bring a printed copy of the application with you; this will arrive in an email from us. You will also need the following documents:

  • Printed confirmation of your scheduled interview appointment.
  • Current valid passport.
  • 2 recent photos. Photos must be taken with a white background and can have no obstructions (glasses, hats, etc.) covering your face or ears. Additionally, the photos cannot be more than 6 months old and must be 5x5 inches.
  • Bank statements for the last 3 months to show that you have more than enough money to cover the expenses of your trip (unless you are being sponsored by a company/institution).
  • Accommodation details (hotel reservation or invitation letter).
  • Medical insurance with a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros.

What countries are included within the Schengen zone?

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
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