As Poland is member state of the European Union and the Schengen Area, special Visa regulations apply.
According to immigration laws, all international visitors from non-EU countries must present a valid passport when entering Poland and may be require a Visa.
Nationals of the following countries do NOT need a visa to enter Poland:
Nationals of EU member states, the European Economic Area (EEA), Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Holy See, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR passport), Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Macao (SAR passport), Malaysia, Marshall Island, Mauritius, North Macedonia, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Solomon Islands, Samoa, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Switzerland, Taiwan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanatu and Venezuela.
All other Nationals do require a visa to enter Poland and the Schengen area and IAESTE Poland will issue the necessary invitation letters for the visa application.
Visas are issued by consular offices. Here are the addresses and contact details of Polish branches abroad: https://www.gov.pl/web/diplomacy/polands-missions-abroad
The detailed information concerning visa requirements is available at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Poland: https://www.gov.pl/web/diplomacy/
It is essential, that any participant who does require a visa, is pre-registered by the National Secretary latest by 5 October 2022, to ensure enough time for providing the necessary documents and does STRICTLY follow the outlined procedure.
Participants who do require a visa and register after that deadline or do not follow the procedure, can not be ensured to receive their visa.
Any Participant who is following the deadlines and visa instructions and still would not get granted the visa by 15 January 2023, is entitled for a 100% refund of the conference fee.