Poland: Expansion of Project-Related Work Authorization Program

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The government of Poland expanded eligibility for the Business Harbor Program on 6 September 2022  


The government of Poland expanded the Business Harbor Program (PBH) on 6 September 2022. The program has been extended to include companies with foreign nationals intending to enter Poland to implement projects of significant economic importance to Poland on behalf of a company. To qualify, companies must register with the Polish Investment and Trade Agency. Eligible applicants may then be issued a visa that can be used as a work permit. 

What are the Changes? 

The government of Poland expanded the PBH program for foreign nationals seeking entrance into Poland with the intent of implementing a project that will be significant to the Polish economy. The PHB is intended for information technology professionals, foreign nationals intending to open a start-up, or companies looking to relocate foreign nationals to Poland under a streamlined immigration process. 

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of Poland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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