Pole’s card (Karta Polaka) - is a special document which confirms that the citizens of the CIS and Baltic countries belong to the people of Poland. Having this document gives a number of bonuses and privileges to its owner.
With Karta Polaka you will be able to:
In order to apply for Pole’s Card, you need to prove that you have Polish relatives and that you are a member of the Polish culture. You also need to prove that you do not have a language barrier.
The preparation course for the Pole’s Card interview at Zgoda
involves learning all the basic aspects you need to successfully pass the interview with the Polish consul:
At the end of the course you will:
Holders of Pole’s Card are entitled to Permanent residence permit (Karta stalego pobytu) on its basis. However, when applying for the Permanent residence permit you may use your Polish ancestry directly without holding a Pole’s Card.
Once you receive a Permanent residence permit, you can legally live, work, study and do business in Poland, as well as travel visa-free to Schengen countries – just like Poles do.
An important condition for obtaining a permanent residence permit in Poland is to have an interview with a representative of the consular authority for foreigners.
The interview for Permanent residence permit is only in Polish (no interpreter is allowed), and the minimum language level is B1, which implies:
In order to prepare for the interview and pass your interview for Pole’s Card or Residence permit, you can sign up for our specialised courses.