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hi.i came in poland 3 months before.i have working visa for 8 months.still i have 5 months expire to my visa? my problem is TRC the company didnot accept me to work.now i am jobless.i want to know how can we stay in polland long term?please can you help me.

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You can try to find a new employer in Poland. If you find one - this person should apply for a right to work for you. Based on a new job permit (which is specific for an employer as well as the employee), you can then apply for temporary residence permit (zezwolenie na zamieszkanie na czas oznaczony - in Polish).

Those permits are issued by Voivodship offices.

Please also note there are a range of non-governmental organizations assisting migrants in Poland with legal advice - it could be useful for you to see one in person. Please refer to our "Contacts' section for details.


Answer date:

2010-04-07 11:30:02

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