|In the case of the foreign workers employment our clients can choose from two alternative methods of employment legalization, i.e. simplified procedure and a standard procedure required to obtain a work permit for the employee.
In the short term employment the procedure of employing workers from the Ukraine, Belarus or Russia is divided into three parts:
How to employ for the 12 month period.
Receiving a work permit in Poland is derived into two stages:
First and the most important step is documenting, that the vacancy is free and requires non-EU citizen (i.e. there are no EU citizen eager to take up work at the given vacancy).
To do this you need to apply to the Employment Agency for a note stating the present situation. The awaiting period is 1 month. The application is free of charge.
After the receipt of the note please contact our office or fill the online order form. You will be contacted shortly by our consultant, who will set up and customize the eventual terms of cooperation.Later on you will be presented the results of your request – the screened candidates for the vacancy. When you accept the chosen candidates you (as future employer) are to apply to the Employment Agency for a vow of work permit for your new to-be employees.
At this stage the most important action to take is to prepare the documentation for the local Voivodship Office (Province Governor Office), which will finally decide about granting the work permit to your new employee.
If you decide to authorize EastWestLink, we will conduct the whole described process; your company will be only responsible for sending us the required documents.
The next step is applying for the work permit. To do this you need the following documents:
► work permit application
ALL COPIES OF SUPPLIED DOCUMENTS ARE TO BE CONFIRMED WITH THE ORIGINAL BY THE EMPLOYER AND THE ORIGINALS LEFT TO BE AVAIBLE FOR INSPECTION.
After applying the documents the awaiting period is expected to be 1 month.
After you receive the answer – the vow of issuing the work permit for the candidate you have two options:
the candidate will receive the Visa in his country or
The next stages of the procedure look the same in both cases:
After the foreigner receives the visa or the stay permit, you as an employer, to get the final work permit, apply to the local Employment Agency the following documents:
Finally the work permit will be issued in the period of 1 week. Work permit gives the employee the same rights as Polish employees; an employer is also obliged to register him in the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS).You as the employer should also send the candidate the vow, which he will apply in the proper consulate to obtain the work visa. The attachment to the form is the vow issued by the province governor (the voivode).
After the candidate has received the decision about his stay permit you should inform the Province Governor Office about the expected date of employment. The Governor will issue the work permit for the maximum period of the visa. Next you will receive the permit and sign a contract with the new employee, with the expiry date no longer than the permit’s expiry date.
The following fees are to be paid:
up to 3 months permit application