Blue Card in Poland: what it is and how to get it

Who can get a Blue Card

To obtain a Blue Card, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a higher education that is recognized in Poland;
  • Have a job offer from a Polish employer that offers a salary of at least PLN 15,840 gross per month;
  • Know Polish at a level sufficient to perform work in your specialty.

How to get a Blue Card

To obtain a Blue Card, you must submit an application to the Polish Consulate or Embassy in your country of residence. The application must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • A completed application form;
  • A copy of your passport;
  • Proof of having a higher education;
  • A job offer from a Polish employer;
  • A medical certificate;
  • Proof of Polish language proficiency.

Benefits of a Blue Card

A Blue Card gives you the right to stay in Poland, work in the country, access to medical care, and the possibility of family reunification.

Validity period of a Blue Card

A Blue Card is issued for up to 3 years. After the validity period of the Blue Card expires, it can be extended for the same period.

A Blue Card is a great option for highly qualified specialists from countries outside the EU who want to work in Poland. It gives you the opportunity to obtain a residence permit, work permit, medical care, and other benefits.

Here are some additional details about the Blue Card in Poland:

  • The higher education must be recognized by the Polish Ministry of Education and Science.
  • The job offer must be in writing and must include the job title, salary, and working conditions.
  • The Polish language proficiency must be at the B1 level.

The application for a Blue Card is usually processed within 3 months.

(Polski) Niebieska karta w Polsce: co to jest i jak ją uzyskać