Visa Information

Please be informed, that since December 21, 2007, Poland is part of the Schengen Area, a zone without controls on internal borders which comprises of 28 countries. Third-country nationals may enter Poland if they are in possession of a valid travel document and a visa (if required). Council Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 includes the lists of third countries whose nationals must possess valid visas to cross external borders, and of countries whose nationals are exempt from this obligation.


For extended information on visiting Poland please refer the website of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where you will find i.a. visa requirements:


Should you require any assistance with obtaining visa (e.g. invitation letter), please feel free to contact the iGeo2014 Organising Committee at