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What happen if marriage collapse at the end of the 3 years can I get the permanent residence for the fact that I have 2 years old daughterWhat are the chances 

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You won't be able to apply for the permanent residence based on marriage - if it fails. The fact of fathering a daughter is not sufficient to give grounds for this status, I am afraid.

You may be eligible for another temporary residence card, depending on additional circumstances. Even in the case of divorce, you can receive another card to sort out your personal situation (for one year only).

In case of divorce you may try to legalize your stay in Poland based on other reasons - for example work. Until you hold the temporary residence permit issued because of marriage you do not need a work permit - afterwards you will need one. Still, such a work permit may be a reason to receive a residence permit as well. In Poland it is the employer that seeks the work permit for you (you do not do it yourself).

In the future, you will be able to seek the permanent stay permit in the form of long term european resident status. For this, you will be needing to prove five year of legal stay and regular income in Poland. Insurance will also be necessary.


Answer date:

2013-08-28 23:00:20

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