Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States

Act on foreigners (2003)

Legal and administrative framework


The Act on Foreigners of 13 June 2003 (Journal of Laws of 2003, No 128, item 1175) lays down the principles and conditions governing entry, transit, residence and departure of aliens from the territory of the Republic of Poland, as well as procedures and authorities competent in these matters.

Provisions relevant to resettlement are attached below in a separate document, in English (unofficial translation).

Files attached to this content:

Poland: Act on foreigners (2003) in PL

Specific provisions: resettlement (EN) (unofficial translation)