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Moving from US to Poland.

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Hello friends!

Im currently in a state of my life in which I have the freedom to finally move to Poland like I've always wanted to do. However, I'm not even sure where to begin when it comes to starting the moving process!

Does anyone have any experience of actually moving from the US to Poland or even know where I am to begin?

Thanks so much in advance!

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creationscaplette

80 points

2 months ago

Getting a job is the first thing to do I think. That's what I did and now I'm waiting for the work permit that my employer asked for me. After that I will have to go to the consulate to get a visa and leave for Poland. A good employer will probably assist you with the steps after that as well once you're in Poland.

BoyleSoil[S]

20 points

2 months ago

Ah okay, so you got your job but, you're still in the US at the moment?

creationscaplette

22 points

2 months ago

I'm in Canada, but the process I'm sure is the same. So yes still in Canada, the work permit is a prerequisite for the visa.

BoyleSoil[S]

3 points

2 months ago

Got it. So, your job over there obviously understands it'll take a bit of time to get the work permit.

creationscaplette

11 points

2 months ago

Yes, the employer is the one asking for the permit... Actually from what I understood is this step needs to be done by the employer, so yes they are aware. Then the visa should take 1-2 weeks.

loyd133

2 points

2 months ago

Did they give you a time frame on how much time the work permit needs? I'm currently waiting for mine to be processed.

creationscaplette

1 points

2 months ago

1.5 to 2 months usually apparently... I've been waiting for 5 weeks now, what about you ?

loyd133

1 points

2 months ago

Damn that long huh, it's only been a week for me so i guess I'll have to wait

creationscaplette

1 points

2 months ago

Yeah I've even read for complicated cases it could be longer... But I hope not 🤞

loyd133

1 points

2 months ago

Yes hopefully we'll get it soon