The beautiful country of Poland joined the Schengen zone in 2007, making it available to those who are traveling to the Schengen zone. This zone is an association of over 20 countries in Europe who have abolished their borders in order to allow people to travel freely.
Citizens of Belarus are able to visit Schengen by applying for a visa. if you are entering through the country of Poland, you will need to apply for the Poland (Schengen) Visa. This visa is not available for submission online, but iVisa is here to help you through the application process!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I pay for the Visa?
You can pay for your Visa at the embassy. If you are submitting an application for a child under the age of 6, you will not need to pay a fee. You also do not need to pay an application fee if you have an immediate family member who is a citizen of a country within the EU.
Will my application fee be refunded to me if my application is not accepted?
Application fees are handled by the Polish Embassy. The Polish Department of Immigration does not allow any refunds to be processed for application fees.
What is the max stay that is allotted for the Poland Schengen visa?
The majority of the visas that are issued have a max stay of 90 days over a period of 180 days. This is called the 90/180 rule. Visas that this might not apply to include extended stay visas, student visas, and more.
When should I bring my application to the Embassy for processing?
Before you go to the Embassy, book an appointment so you do not have to make multiple trips. You should submit your application no later than three weeks before your trip is due to begin.
Will I be given a refund if my application is rejected?
No The application fee that is charged by the embassy is non-refundable.
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?
- Czech Republic