The Poland Schengen visa allows its holders to travel across 26 different countries, all of whom are members of the Schengen zone. The Schengen zone was formed in 1995. Poland joined over 10 years later, in 2007.
Citizens of Guinea who are planning a trip to Poland or to the Schengen area will need to apply for a visa. There are many different types of visas offered so be sure to be specific on your application, so you are awarded the right one.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are citizens of Guinea allowed multiple access with this visa?
This will depend on the visa that you obtain. There are several different visas that are offered, ranging from single entry only to double entry to multiple entry.
What is the maximum length of stay that is allowed with a Poland Schengen visa for citizens of Guinea?
The maximum stay that is allowed for most visas that fall under the Poland Schengen criteria allow 4 trips that do not exceed periods of 90 days within 180 consecutive days. Please note that the 180 days are not set time frames. In order to calculate how many days you can stay in Poland or Schengen after having already been in the area, count backwards from the last day of your next planned trip.
What Documents Do I Need to submit with my 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
If my children are traveling with me, will I have to submit separate applications for them?
Yes. An application is required for each individual person who is traveling to Poland and the Schengen area From the country of Guinea.
What is the extension policy?
You can apply for an extension if you need one. However, be advised that extensions are rarely granted if there is not an urgent need for one.