What If an Employment Contract Is Not Concluded?

Are you planning to employ a foreigner and you already applied for a Permit? What if an employment contract is ultimately not concluded with the foreigner for whom a permit has been obtained or if the contract is terminated before the end of the period for which the permit was issued? Read the next article of the Legalisation of stay and employment of foreigners in Poland guide to find out what to do if that happens.

What If an Employment Contract Is Ultimately Not Concluded with the Foreigner for Whom a Permit Has Been Obtained or If the Contract Is Terminated Before the End of the Period for Which the Permit Was Issued?

If the foreigner:

  • does not take up work within 3 months from the initial date of validity of the work permit,
  • stops working for more than 3 months or
  • terminates work earlier than 3 months before the expiry of
    the work permit,


Failure to comply with the obligation of the employer to provide information may be punishable with a fine in the amount of PLN 100 to PLN 5,000!

More questions about how to legalise your stay in Poland?

Issues related to the legalisation of employment and stay of foreigners in Poland still raise many doubts – both among employers and their foreign employees. In order to make it easier to navigate among statutory regulations, the Invest in Pomerania team in cooperation with specialists from the Pomeranian Voivodeship Office have created a publication containing a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding the procedure of applying for a residence and work permit in Poland. We sincerely hope that the publication will make the process of legalising the stay and employment of foreigners in our region more efficient. We invite you to read the entire guide. If you want to learn more about the full range of support provided by Invest in Pomerania visit the website: investinpomerania.pl .

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