One of the largest countries in Europe is Poland. Poland is a popular tourist destination because of its distinct and unique culture, not to mention its delicious food.
Poland join the Schengen zone over 10 years ago. Since then, people have been flocking to visit this amazing country. Citizens of Haiti are able to visit Poland and the Schengen area by applying for a Poland Schengen visa. This feature will allow them to traverse across the 26 countries that are currently members of the Schengen area without having to apply for a new visa for each country. Your application will need to be submitted at the Polish embassy or consulate nearest you.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How much does it cost to submit an application?
This will depend on the kind of visa that you are applying for. For children under the age of 6, their application is free. Other travelers who qualify for a free visa include diplomatic passport holders who are traveling for the purposes of official business, those who are family members of a citizen of the EU, and anyone who is 25 and younger and is attending a qualifying event that is run by a nonprofit.
What is the 90/180 rule?
The 90/180 rule is a rule that applies to most of the visas that are issued for the purposes of traveling to the Schengen area. This rule states that travelers may not, unless approved otherwise, stay in Poland or any other part of the Schengen area for more than 90 days within 180 days. If you require an extension, you can apply for one, but be aware that extensions are not typically granted often.
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?
26 countries are included in the Schengen zone:
- Czech Republic