British nationals in Poland

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 10:45

Support to the British nationals based in Poland (UKNSF)

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will provide practical support to UK Nationals who may find it harder to complete all their residency applications to secure and maintain their residency rights in EU countries now that the UK has left the EU. In Poland the Project will support UK nationals residing primarily in metropolitan areas such as Warsaw, Kraków etc.

IOM, together with its partners, will raise awareness among UK Nationals living in the seven EU states - France, Spain, Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Italy and Portugal -share accessible information on residency requirements, and provide direct practical support in completing applications for those in situations where access to information and application processes are difficult.

While information provided online will be available to all at the UK Embassy website and Polish government, for targeted events and referrals for direct case support, IOM will focus on individuals who face specific challenges, such as people living with disabilities, those grappling with chronic illness, language and literacy barriers, or barriers in accessing technology.

Whereas direct assistance and outreach activities envisaged in the project cannot be provided under the current circumstances of pandemic threat, IOM staff remains available and is ready to provide counselling for UK nationals seeking advice on various issues related to their stay in Poland.

We encourage all concerned UK nationals to contact IOM through the Infoline number 224902044  from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm as well as via dedicated email inbox UKnationalsPL@iom.int

IOM global work in this area complements government services and provides assistance to migrants with information on their rights and access to procedures, especially for those living in more difficult circumstances.

The International Organization of Migation (IOM) has been working for nearly 75 years to promote humane, orderly and regular migration. This new project brings together many areas of IOM’s work which helps people to avoid ending up in an irregular or undocumented situation, including our expertise in regularization, integration, ID management, and directly assisting migrants who find themselves in difficult or vulnerable situations.