New EU Blue Card rules

September 23, 2021

The EU Parliament on 15th September announced changes regarding issuing of the Blue Cards for highly qualified immigrants wishing to work in Europe. What will change? Applicants will need to present a work contract or a binding job offer of a minimum of six months as well as evidence of higher qualifications or professional skills.…

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Travelling with pets within the EU

August 23, 2021

Do you want to enjoy the holidays and take advantage of the fact, that the borders are opening up? Or maybe you want to move to Poland with your family? Don’t forget about your pets –  remember that they need special documents when travelling with you. Check how to prepare before travelling with your pet…

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Meet Vladyslav – Ukrainian student in Poland

July 22, 2021

Meet Vladyslav! He’s a student of Marketing at the Cracow University of Economics. He came from Ukraine to Poland last year. He shared with us his relocation experience. Read the interview below and get to know him!  Vlad, when and why did you decide to move to Poland? I thought about it when I was…

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Study in Poland

July 19, 2021

Why you should choose Poland? If you’ve been thinking about studying abroad, you definitely should take Poland under consideration as your destination. Higher Education Institutions have a long tradition in our country. The first university, Jagiellonian University, was founded in 1364, making it the second one opened in central Europe. The level of the educational system…

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New rules for receiving PESEL

From June 1st, foreigners may apply for a PESEL number for tax purposes

May 17, 2021

On June 1st 2021, the Act on the principles of registration and identification of taxpayers and payers will change. The amendment is regarding the definition of taxpayers whose tax identifier is a PESEL. Thanks to the new regulations, commune offices will be able to issue a PESEL number to foreigners on request. Taxpayers whose identifier…

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Everything you need to know about PPK: The Employee Capital Plans.

March 19, 2021

Employee Capital Plans (also known as PPK) will directly affect over 13 million people. Will these plans affect you too? Due to the growing number of post-working age people, and the increasing income generation gap between an individual’s active work versus fixed income years, the public and private sectors cooperatively have developed a solution to…

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Life in Poland During Quarantine – An Expat’s Perspective

December 21, 2020

March, 2020. The British Embassy were sending emails recommending Brits to go home due to the covid-19 pandemic. I had just arrived in Krakow where I intended to stay for the foreseeable future and I had paid the month’s rent. With nowhere to stay in the UK even if I wanted to go back, it…

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How to Find an Apartment in Kraków Quickly and Easily

November 5, 2020

Finding an apartment in a foreign country may be intimidating, even if you speak the local language. However, it can be an easy process if you know where to look.  Renting property is actually a lot more straightforward in Poland compared to somewhere like the UK, for example. Read on to find out how you…

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Free consultations

March 22, 2020

Dear all, If you have questions related to residency and work permit procedures, we have good news for you. You are welcome on our free (online) consultations, in English, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian. Every day from Monday to Friday between 10am and 12pm We are available on Skype and /or Viber: For English and Polish: Sylwia Fossaert For…

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Free testing and treatment for COVID-19

March 10, 2020

‼️IMPORTANT‼️ COVID-19 (Coronavirus) related diagnostics and treatment are free of charge also for those who do not have a public health insurance in Poland (ZUS). If you need hospitalisation you will get a payment-free treatment in a polish hospital even if you are not subscribed to any health insurance. If you suspect carrying the virus,…

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