An extensive publication for foreigners - nationals of non-EU states, aimed to provide information necessary to live in Poland, was prepared in 2009 by a group of experts of Helsinki Foundation of Human Rights.
The publication is available in six languages: Polish, English, Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese and Vietnamese.
The main chapters of the publication discuss:
- Basic facts about Poland
- State institutions and offices - with an overview on what matters can be addressed to which body
- Legalization of stay (from visas to possibilities of long term residence in various circumstances)
- Labour market and taxes
- Social assistance
- Legal protection in Poland - presenting the legal system and the rights of foreigners in legal proceedings.
The publication was prepared thanks to co-funding received from the European Fund for Integration of Third Country Nationals, the state budget and Open Society Institute.