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GREETING SIR/MADAM. my question is im african who has a polish fiance live in poland, and she will come to africa for us to get marry at the begining of november this year. what document do i need to apply visa to join her in poland as a married couple.


Please contact the nearest Polish Embassy to check the details - each Embassy may have a little different requirements.

In principle, the documents required are as follows:

  • the marriage certificate
  • the sworn translation of the marriage certificate into Polish language
  • the copy of your fiance's/wife's passport.

It is frequent that in addition, the Embassy requires that your wife issues a formal invitation for you as well. Such an invitation is a form that she would need to prepare in Poland (at so called Urzad Wojewodzki), prior to coming to your country. She needs to document a certain financial income as well as ability to house you during your stay in Poland in order to prepare this formal invitation letter.

Unfortunately, none of this documents guarantees a visa -even in case of spouses - according to the Polish law each visa application is reviewed individually, and the Consul may reject an application even if all the above documents are delivered. Of course, the visa can be issued based on those documents as well - all depends on the Consul's decision.

Answer date:

2013-08-14 23:10:49


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