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  • VISA SECTION

  • NOTICE!

     

    Albanian citizens can travel to the Schengen countries without a visaup to 90 days of first entry.

     

    NJOFTIM!

     

    Shtetasit shqiptare mund te udhetojne neper vendet e Zones Schengen pa vize deri ne 90 dite brenda 180 diteve duke filluar numerimin nga dita e hyrjes se pare ne kete zone.

     

     

    Please, book your visa appointment only online. To do so click on the following link:

    http://www.e-konsulat.gov.pl/

     

    1.     On the home page chose the country: Albania,

    2.     Chose the diplomatic mission: Tirana (all type of passports),

    3.     Click on the Schengen Visa-Register form or National visa - Register form (left hand side of the page),

    4.     Read the 4-step instructions provided,

    5.     Book your visa appointment (Date of appointment),

    6.     Fill in your Visa-application (it will pop out),

    7.     Print out your filled in Visa application and appointment.

     

    Remember to bring your Visa appointment, application form and ALL required documents to the Embassy on the day of your visit!

    For further questions please contact us:

    Tel: +355 451 00 020 (int. 1)

    e-mail: tirana.amb.sekretariat@msz.gov.pl VISA ISSUE

     

    IMPOTRTANT NOTICE REGARDING VISAS !!!

    The Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tirana informs that visa application forms are only accepted if registered on the webside: http://www.e-konsulat.gov.pl (visa application forms not registered on the http://www.e-konsulat.gov.pl will not be considered.

     

    Persons registered  on the webside: http://www.e-konsulat.gov.pl/ are requested to approach the Consular Office in Tirana on the date and time indicated on the printout.

     

     

    VISAS FOR CITIZENS OF KOSOVO

     

    C(2013) 1725 final

    COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION of 26.3.2013

    establishing the lists of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in

    Kosovo.

     

     

    ANNEX II

    List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in

    Kosovo

    1. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

    purpose of tourism

    Proof of accommodation (e.g. hotel booking confirmation) and booking details (e.g. travel

    plan)

    Evidence of sufficient means of subsistence, e.g.:

    – bank account statements on the account turnover of the last 6 months;

    – proof of regular income e.g. salary slips of the last 6 months

    Civil status certificates (not older than 6 months), e.g.:

    – Original birth certificate, original joint household certificate, original marriage

    certificate and/or original death certificate (if applicable)

    The following documents regarding the personal situation of the applicant shall be presented

    by either of the categories:

    (a) If the applicant is employed:

    – employment contract

    – certification of payment of taxes in their name by the employer over the last 6

    months

    – vacation confirmation from the employer.

    (b) If the applicant is a business owner:

    – certificate of business registration

    – tax statement of the Kosovo company

    (c) If the applicant is a farmer:

    – proof of property ownership

    (d) If the applicant is retired:

    – pension statements over the last 6 months

    (e) If the applicant is a student:

    – proof of solvability of parents, or proof of sufficient funds for the entire stay, or

    provision of guarantee form

    – student card or copy of the matriculation at the university and student index

    signed and stamped by the university

    (f) If the applicant is a minor/under the age 18 and travelling alone or with one

    parent or legal guardian only:

    Both parents or legal guardians must be present when submitting the visa application.

    Exceptions to this should be made if the single parent with whom the minor is to travel, holds

    the paternal authority alone. The single parent should submit an official document that proves

    he/she is the only parental authority e.g. birth certificate of the minor (indicating only one

    parent), death certificate, divorce agreement or custody agreement.

     

    2. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

    purpose of visiting family/friends

    Evidence of sufficient means of subsistence, e.g.:

    – bank account statements on the account turnover of the last 6 months;

    – proof of regular income e.g. salary slips of the last 6 months.

    Civil status certificates (not older than 6 months);

    – Original birth certificate, original joint household certificate, original marriage

    certificate and/or original death certificate (if applicable)

    The following documents regarding the personal situation of the applicant shall be presented

    by either of the categories:

    (a) If the applicant is employed:

    – employment contract;

    – certification of payment of taxes in their name by the employer, or evidence of

    payment of contributions to the Kosovo Pension Savings Trust (KPST) over

    the last 6 months;

    – vacation confirmation from the employer.

    (b) If the applicant is a business owner:

    – certificate of business registration;

    – tax statement of the Kosovo company.

    (c) If the applicant is a farmer:

    – proof of property ownership.

    (d) If the applicant is retired:

    – pension statements over the last 6 months.

    (e) If the applicant is a student:

    – proof of solvability of parents, or proof of sufficient funds for the entire stay, or

    the provision of guarantee form;

    – student card or copy of the matriculation at the university and student index

    signed and stamped by the university.

    (f) If the applicant is a minor/under the age 18 and travelling alone or with one

    parent or legal guardian only:

    Both parents or legal guardians must be present when submitting the visa application.

    Exceptions to this should be made if the single parent with whom the minor is to travel holds

    the paternal authority alone. The single parent should submit an official document that proves

    he/she is the only parental authority e.g. birth certificate of the minor (indicating only one

    parent), death certificate, divorce agreement or custody agreement.

    (g) Proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation:

    As foreseen in the national legislation of the Member State of destination and/or written

    confirmation from the host.

     

    3. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

    purpose of business

    Evidence of sufficient means of subsistence, e.g.:

    – bank account statements on the account turnover of the last 6 months;

    – proof of regular income e.g. salary slips of the last 6 months.

    Civil status certificates (not older than 6 months)

    – Original birth certificate, original joint household certificate, original marriage

    certificate and/or original death certificate (if applicable)

    Written request from the inviting company/organisation, with official stamp and signature of

    the company, containing the following information:

    – first name, last name and date of birth of the invited person;

    – exact dates of the intended stay;

    – address of residence in the hosting country;

    – information on the duration of the cooperation (or how the contact was

    established);

    – specification of who covers the costs that arise from the visit15 .

    The following documents regarding the personal situation of the applicant shall be presented

    by either of the categories:

    (a) If the applicant is employed:

    – employment contract;

    – certification of payment of taxes in their name by the employer over the last 6

    months.

    (b) If the applicant is a business owner:

    – certificate of business registration;

    – tax statement of the Kosovo company.

    (c) If the applicant is a farmer:

    – proof of property ownership.

    (d) If the applicant is a bus driver working for a travel company:

    – detailed certification of the itinerary (timetable, stops and duration, valid

    license);

    – proof of business relation (by means of registry certificate, cooperation

    agreement, statements);

    – list of drivers along with certified copies of the vehicle registration and the

    annual technical inspection certificate;

    15 If the costs are covered by the sending company/organisation, the applicant must also present a written

    confirmation stating his/her position in the company and travel purpose with the official stamp,

    signature and contact information of the sending company/organisation.

    – list of all employees along with copies of the passport photo page; driver

    license (in case the license cannot be left at the Embassy during the processing

    of the visa application, a certified copy is needed).

    (e) If the applicant is a journalist:

    – certificate issued by a professional organisation and a document from the

    employer stating the purpose of the mission.

    (f) Proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation:

    As foreseen in the national legislation of the Member State of destination and/or hotel

    booking confirmation and/or written confirmation from the host.

    4. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

    purpose of medical treatment

    Evidence of sufficient means of subsistence, e.g.:

    – bank account statements on the account turnover of the last 6 months;

    – proof of regular income e.g. salary slips of the last 6 months.

    Civil status certificates (not older than 6 months)

    – Original birth certificate, original joint household certificate, original marriage

    certificate and original death certificate (if applicable)

    Accommodation (if the applicant is not staying in a hospital during the entire treatment):

    – confirmation from the establishment providing accommodation (e.g. hotel

    reservation);

    – if accommodation is provided by a private person: an invitation letter of the

    private person and copy of passport of the host.

    Official confirmation of the treatment/appointment by the receiving medical institution;

    Certificate from a Kosovo doctor and/or medical institution confirming that the medical

    treatment is necessary;

    Proof of sufficient financial means to pay for the medical treatment and related expenses;

    Proof of prepayment of the treatment.

    The following documents regarding the personal situation of the applicant shall be presented

    by either of the categories:

    (a) If the applicant is employed:

    – employment contract

    – certification of payment of taxes in their name by the employer over the last 6

    months

    (b) If the applicant is a business owner:

    – certificate of business registration

    – tax statement of the Kosovo company

    (c) If the applicant is a farmer:

    – proof of ownership

    (d) If the applicant is retired:

    – pension statements over the last 6 months

    (e) If the applicant is a student:

    – proof of solvability of parents, or proof of sufficient funds for the entire stay, or

    the provision of guarantee form

    – student card or copy of the matriculation at the university and student index

    signed and stamped by the university (for students)

    (f) If the applicant is a minor/under the age 18 and travelling alone or with one

    parent or legal guardian only:

    – Both parents or legal guardians must be present when submitting the visa

    application. Exceptions to this should be made if the single parent with whom

    the minor is to travel, holds the paternal authority alone. The single parent

    should submit an official document that proves he/she is the only parental

    authority e.g. birth certificate of the minor (indicating only one parent), death

    certificate, divorce agreement or custody agreement.

    5. List of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants travelling for the

    purpose of artistic, cultural, sport and educational activities

    Proof of accommodation (e.g. hotel booking confirmation). If accommodation is provided by

    a private person: invitation letter of the private person and copy of passport of the host

    Evidence of sufficient means of subsistence, e.g.:

    – bank account statements on the account turnover of the last 6 months;

    – proof of regular income e.g. salary slips of the last 6 months.

    Civil status certificates (not older than 6 months), e.g.:

    – Original birth certificate, original joint household certificate, original marriage

    certificate and/or original death certificate (if applicable)

    The following documents for either of the categories:

    – For artistic, cultural and educational activities: written request from the inviting

    company/organisation, with official stamp and signature of the

    company/organisation, containing the following information:

    – first name, last name and date of birth of the invited person;

    – exact dates of the intended stay;

    – address of residence in the hosting country;

    – certificate of the organisation registration in the hosting county;

    – specification of who covers the costs that arise from the visit;

    – copy of the passport of the responsible person in the hosting country.

    – For participation in sport activities:

    – photo copies of all pages in the sports federation matriculation card;

    – invitation from the organising club/federation in the host country;

    – certificate from the sending sports club/federation;

    – proof of paid registration fee to event/tournament.

    The following documents regarding the personal situation of the applicant shall be presented

    by either of the categories:

    (a) If the applicant is employed:

    – employment contract

    – certification of payment of taxes in their name by the employer over the last 6

    months

    (b) If the applicant is a business owner:

    – certificate of business registration

    – tax statement of the Kosovo company

    (c) If the applicant is a farmer:

    – proof of property ownership

    (d) If the applicant is retired:

    – pension statements over the last 6 months

    (e) If the applicant is a student:

    – proof of solvability of parents, or proof of sufficient funds for the entire stay, or

    the provision of guarantee form

    – certificate of enrolment from the home university and student index signed and

    stamped by the university

    – certificate of enrolment from organisation/club

    (f) If the applicant is a minor/under the age 18 and travelling alone or with one

    parent or legal guardian only:

    – Both parents or legal guardians must be present when submitting the visa

    application.

    – Exceptions to this should be made if the single parent with whom the minor is

    to travel, holds the paternal authority alone. The single parent should submit an

    official document that proves he/she is the only parental authority e.g. birth

    certificate of the minor (indicating only one parent), death certificate, divorce

    agreement or custody agreement.

    (g) If the applicant is an artist:

    – proof of qualification (e.g. proof of membership in a professional association,

    manager contract etc.)

    – documentation issued by the organiser concerning the event indicating the date,

    place and number of performances

    6. List of supporting documents for Schengen visa applications with the purpose:

    official visit

    – Civil status certificates (not older than 6 months)

    – Original birth certificate, original joint household certificate, original marriage

    certificate and/or original death certificate (if applicable)

    – Nominative official invitation sent by an EU institution or a Member State,

    which includes information on who covers the costs that arise from the visit

    – Letter from the Kosovo authority confirming that the applicant is a member of

    the official delegation.

     

    Visa for a family member of EU citizen

    This procedure applies to citizens from third countries who travel to a Member State other than the Member S

    tate of whose nationality a family member - an EU citizen is or already stay in that country.

    The application for a visa is free of charge. Visa applicants are admitted to the consulate without prior registration.

    An EU citizen is a citizen of an EU Member State, a citizen of a Member State of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - a party of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein), a citizen of the Swiss Confederation.

    A family member of an EU citizen is:

    • a spouse,
    • a child under 21 or such a child of the spouse of an EU citizen,
    • a dependent direct relative in an ascending line or such a relative of the spouse of an EU citizen.

    Visa Requirements:

    • a completed and signed application form for a Schengen or national visa should be submitted by the applicant by hand (filled on http://www.e-konsulat.gov.pl/ );
    • one photograph of passport style and size [35 x 45 mm]
    • a valid travel document;
    • documents confirming the identity of an EU citizen and the family relationship with the applicant (marriage certificate, birth certificate or other applicable certificates)
    • a proof of traveling to Poland with family member of an EU citizen together (i.e. a written statement issued by an EU citizen).

    Refusal to issue a visa:

    The entry of the applicant takes place during the period of validity of the entry concerning the person on the list of foreigners whose stay on the territory of the Republic of Poland is undesirable or the stay of that person in the territory of the Republic of Poland may pose a threat to the defense or security of the state or to the protection of public security and public order or public health.

    Refusal is issued in form of decision by a consul. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will review the appeal.

    Legal basis:

    • ustawa z dnia 14 lipca 2006 r. o wjeździe na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, pobycie oraz wyjeździe z tego terytorium obywateli państw członkowskich Unii Europejskiej i członków ich rodzin (Dz. U. z dnia 11 sierpnia 2006 r. poz. 1525)
    • ustawa z dnia 12 grudnia 2013 r. o cudzoziemcach (Dz. U. z dnia 30 grudnia 2013 r. poz. 1650 z późn. zm.)
    • ustawa z dnia 25 czerwca 2015 r. prawo konsularne (Dz. U. z dnia 31 sierpnia 2015 r. poz. 1274).

     

     

     

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