The visitor after fulfilling the specified assumptions (related in particular to the previous stay in Poland) is able to apply for granting one of two long-term permits: settlement permit and long-term resident’s EC residence permit. The permits above are unlimited, and residence cards issued after these permits are valid correspondingly: for settlement – 10 years, for long-term resident’s EC residence permit – 5 years.

source of information: Mazowiecki Voivodship Office

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