Visa Requirements for Polish Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Poland

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Freedom of Travel

Polish passport holders can travel to 30 destinations without a visa. Identify cards or passports may be required.

Visa Not Required

74 destinations allow visa-free entry to Polish citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 15 destinations for passport holders of Poland.

  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival3 months
  • Visa On Arrival1 monthFrom December 2021, passengers of all countries that required visa, can now obtain visa on arrival at Bujumbura International Airport, and all land borders.
  • Visa On Arrival45 days
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival60 daysVisa not required for up to 30 days to Iraqi Kurdistan.
    On the 15th of March 2021 the Iraqi government lifted pre-arrival visa requirements, allowing EU citizens to apply for visa on arrival in any entry point.
  • Visa On Arrival2 monthsConditions apply
  • Visa On Arrival1 monthExtendable for 2 additional months
    Granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non refundable return or circle trip ticket.
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysAvailable at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival3 monthsAvailable at Hosea Kutako International Airport.
    3 months within a calendar year
  • Visa On Arrival90 days
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysAvailable at Berbera, Borama, Burao, Erigavo and Hargeisa airports.
    30 days, available at Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport and Mogadishu Airport.
  • Visa On Arrival7 days

eVisa

Polish passport allows entry to 23 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa30 daysVisitors who have been granted an online pre-visa or have requested a pre-visa from an Angolan consulate abroad are issued a visa upon arrival at the country's border crossings.
    Maximum total stay of 90 days within a one-year period.
    Visitors must have a return/onward ticket and a hotel reservation confirmation.
    International Certificate of Vaccination required.
  • eVisa90 days90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa6 monthseTA required if arriving by air.
  • eVisa30 daysMust register online at least five days prior to arrival.
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    eVisa3 monthseVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
  • eVisa31 days
  • eVisa3 months
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa60 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
    Former Indian citizens with an OCI (Overseas Citizen Of India) cards are eligible for unlimited travel and stay.
  • eVisa30 daysPassengers who have already made an application, at least two days before arrival, at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair's E-Visa website
  • eVisa3 months
  • eVisa14 days
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisa28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
    eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business (allowed stay is 70 days) purposes.
  • eVisa3 monthsMay enter using eGate.
    International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
    Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.
  • eVisa90 daysHolders of written e-Visa approval issued by the Immigration Authority can obtain a visa on arrival, provided they hold a visa application form and e-Visa application payment receipt and have an invitation letter from a Nigerian company accepting immigration responsibilities.
  • eVisa30 daysElectronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for tourism purposes.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
    Online Visa eligible.
  • eVisa90 daysKorea K-ETA required since September 2021 with a fee of 10,000 KRW per person.
  • eVisa6 monthsObtainable online
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
  • eVisa30 daysVisa on arrival with ETA
  • eVisa
  • eVisa30 days

eVisa / On Arrival

For 22 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Poland.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 8 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa is also obtainable online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysElectronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane international airports, the 4 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges,
    eVisa may be used to enter Laos through Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
    The Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou border crossings are open only to visa holders.
    Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 14 dayseVisa is valid for 30 days is also available.
    Holders of diplomatic or official passports is up to 90 days.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival60 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa also available online.
    E-visa holders can enter through all border points.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival24 monthsMay apply online.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysOn arrival from overseas; ESTA (valid for 2 years when issued) required if arriving by air or cruise ship.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysAlso eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsAlso eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

28 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Poland. This requirement may be waived off if Polish citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredVisa not required if arriving and departing via Minsk International Airport, except for flights departing to and from Russian airports. The allowed length of stay is up to 30 days.
    Visa not required for the single visa-free territory "Brest – Grodno". The allowed length of stay is up to 15 days.
  • Visa RequiredPre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
  • Visa RequiredPre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
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    Visa Required
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required24-hour visa-free transit through China (unless arriving in Fuzhou, Huangshan, Mudanjiang, Shenzhen or Yanji).
    72-hour visa-free transit through Changsha, Guilin and Harbin.
    144-hour visa-free transit through Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jieyang, Kunming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qinhuangdao, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Xi'an.
    Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan count as third countries under the 24, 72 and 144-hours transit without visa (TWOV) policies.
    All TWOV programs are currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Visa RequiredVisa not required if Passengers with a V.I.P invitation letter.
  • Visa Required60 days30 days – extendable up to 60-days stay
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    Visa Required
  • Equatorial Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredPre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
  • Visa RequiredPre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredExtendable once.
    Visa free entry to Japan has been suspended
    Visa exemption is suspended until further notice, including for Polish nationals.
    From 01.03.2022 visa applications for certain entry purposes can be submitted again.
    Visas for tourist entries can only be applied for under certain conditions.
  • Visa RequiredPre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
  • Visa RequiredPre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredVisa on arrival if a letter of invitation (Visa Volant) issued by the Ministry of Interior is conferred.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredVisa free entry has been suspended
  • Visa RequiredThe issuance of eVisas has been suspended.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredPre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.
  • Visa Required

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