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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS VISITING POLAND


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An ETIAS authorization will be required for every Australian citizen for short-stay period in Poland starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Poland. All tourists entering Polish territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Polish authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Australia who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorization will become a mandatory requirement for every Australian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Polish custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Polish territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

The export of items crafted before 9 May 1945 is prohibited without an export permit.


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Poland with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.


List of Australian diplomatic offices in Poland


Australian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland

Address: ul. Nowogrodzka 11, Warsaw 00-513, PolandCheck on map


Phone: 48-22-5213444


Fax: 48-22-6273500


Email: ambasada.australia@dfat.gov.au


Website: http://www.poland.embassy.gov.au/wsawpolski/home.html


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 - 16:30


Details: Ms Jean Dunn - Ambassador


List of Polish diplomatic offices in Australia


Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Australia

Address: Main Entrance, 7 Turrana Street,, Yarralumla ACT 2600


Phone: (+61-2) 6273 1208 or (+61-2) 6273 1211


Fax: (+61-2) 6273 3184


Email: canberra.amb.sekretariat@msz.gov.pl


Website: http://www.canberra.polemb.net


Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Australia

Address: 10 Trelawney Street, Woollahra NSW 2025Check on map


Phone: +61 419 488 677


Fax: +61 2 9327 2216


Email: sydney.kg.sekretariat@msz.gov.pl


Website: http://www.sydney.polemb.net


Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Australia

Address: Lot 102 Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch, SA 5351, Adelaide


Phone: (00-61-8) 852-440-33


Fax: (00-61-8) 852-445-33


Email: dross@poland.org.au


Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Australia

Address: 10 Trelawney Street, Woollahra NSW 2025Check on map


Phone: +61 419 488 677


Fax: +61 2 9327 2216


Email: sydney.kg.sekretariat@msz.gov.pl


Website: http://www.sydney.polemb.net


Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Australia

Address: 239 George St., GLD 4000, BrisbaneCheck on map


Phone: (00-61-7) 3398-5850


Fax: (00-61-7) 3229-9482


Email: bpk@sciaccas.com.au


Honorary Consul of the Republic fo Poland in Darwin, Autralia

Address: Lot 3005 Stuart Highway,, Berrimah, NT 0828, Darwin, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (+61-8) 8931 1966


Fax: (+61 8) 8932 3421


Email: northernterritory@poland.org.au


Website: http://-


Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland in Melbourne, Australia

Address: Level 12, 20 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIc 3000, Australia, -Check on map


Phone: (+61-3) 9654 5180


Fax: (+61-3) 9654 5180


Email: georgejluk@hotmail.com


Website: http://-



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About Poland

Capital: Warsaw
Languages:
  • Polish 96.2%;
  • Polish and non-Polish 2%;
  • non-Polish 0.5%;
  • Unspecified 1.3%

Area: 312,685 KM2
Population: 38,500,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Zloty (PLN)
Calling Code: +48

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type E French 2-pin  E French 2-pin

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