You must pay a Poland visa fee before your application begins to process. You can pay the visa fee through the E-Konsulat website or through your nearest Polish embassy or consulate.
The exact cost of the Poland visa will depend on the visa type, your nationality, and your age.
In some cases, you also have to pay an additional fee for the services of a visa application center, such as VFS.
Poland Visa Fee List
The Poland visa fee is calculated mainly depending on your age and visa type:
|Visa type||Visa Fee|
|Short-stay visa for non-EU/EEA or Swiss citizens||€80|
|Long-stay visa for non-EU/EEA or Swiss citizens||€80|
|Seasonal work permit||Around €7|
|Extension of Schengen Tourist visa||€30|
|Extension of a national visa||Around €89|
|Temporary Residence Permit||Around €74|
|Permanent Residence Permit||Around €140|
|Replacement of lost residence card||Around €11|
|Replacement of damaged residence card||Around €22|
|Second time replacement of damaged residence card||Around €33|
|Stamp Duty||Around €11|
|Citizens of the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Serbia, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, and Azerbaijan||€35|
|Children younger than 6|
Researchers traveling to perform scientific research
Students on a school trip
A family member of an EU/EEA national
People with diplomatic or official passports traveling for official purposes
How to Pay the Poland Visa Fee?
You can pay the Poland visa fee:
- Online at the E-Konsulat website.
- Physically at your nearest Polish embassy or consulate.
You can pay for the Poland visa fee both via cash or transfer, but cheques are not accepted.
The paid visa fee needs to be submitted together with the other Poland visa requirements when applying for your visa.
If you are applying for a residence permit, you need to pay the required permit fee at the Foreign Affairs Department at your nearest Voivodeship Office. You can only apply for a residence permit if you are currently staying in Poland legally.
A temporary residence permit will allow you to stay in Poland for three years whereas, a permanent residence permit will let you stay for ten years. Both types of permits are renewable. Whichever residence permit you apply for, you will be issued a residence card.
Who Is Exempt From Paying the Poland Visa Fee?
You are exempt from paying the Poland visa fee if you:
- Are a minor under the age of 6.
- Have a diplomatic, official, or service passport.
- Are a family member of an EU/EEA or Swiss citizen.
- Are a student on a school trip.
- Are a researcher who wants to visit Poland for scientific research.
How Much Does a Visa Extension in Poland Cost?
Before checking how much a visa extension in Poland costs, you need to know that there are two types of visa extensions in Poland:
- Obligatory. An obligatory visa extension is if you cannot leave Poland due to health reasons. In this case, your Poland visa extension will be free of charge.
- Optional. An optional visa extension is when you have to present adequate reasons that justify the extension of your stay in Poland. In this case, your Poland visa extension will cost €30.
If you are currently staying in Poland with a long-stay visa and would like to stay for longer, the price for extending a national type d visa is around €89.
You can extend your visa by visiting the Civil and Migration Affairs Departments in the nearest Voivodeship Offices.
The Cost of Poland Residence Permits
There are two types of Poland residence permits:
- Poland temporary residence permit – appx. €76.
- Poland permanent residence permit – appx. €141.
If your residence permit application is rejected, the fee will be returned to you.
If your residence permit application gets accepted, you must pay an additional €11 for the residence card. The residence card is a document needed to show your identity and nationality.
To apply for a residence permit, visit the Foreign Affairs Department at your nearest Voivodeship Office.
Please be aware that your fingerprints will be collected during the application process in order to include them in your residence card.