Entry Requirements Poland

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Entry to Poland

In order to be prepared for your entry to Poland, the subsequent vacation and also the departure, we have created an overview with the most important travel regulations for Poland.

Here you will find all the information you need to prepare for your vacation in Poland and enjoy your trip relaxed.

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General travel advices

  • ID requirement: A valid passport or ID card of an EU country with a photo is required for travel abroad. Please note that children also require their own identification documents.
  • Corona Regulations: Restrictions related to the Corona pandemic have largely been lifted in Lithuania. There is no longer a testing or quarantine requirement.
  • Goods subject to customs & import regulations: There are generally no customs duties when importing goods within the EU. However, certain restrictions also apply to private individuals and guideline quantities apply to the import of, for example, alcohol, tobacco, fuel and coffee. Here you can read the exact regulations.
  • Alcohol consumption: The consumption of alcohol in Poland is prohibited in public.
  • Photography: Certain designated military installations or offices may not be photographed.
  • Please also check directly with the Polish government or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for travel warnings, safety advisories, daily updates on Corona, and virus outbreak areas before traveling. All information without guarantee.

Entry with child

When entering the country with children, it is important to note that identification is mandatory. Not only for adults, but also children need a child ID. Newborns need a passport to be allowed to leave the country at all.

Adolescents under the age of 14 are not allowed to travel unaccompanied. Adolescents between the ages of 14-17 need the written consent of a parent or guardian.

Entry with pet

Dogs, cats and ferrets require an ID tag, a valid vaccination against rabies, a valid EU pet passport and must be registered with customs in the respective country of destination. Your pet must also be at least 3 months old at the time of entry and if you are entering with more than five animals, additional special regulations apply. You can read more about this here.

Driving in Poland

Please note that as of January 20, the location of the check-in office in Świnoujście for motorized passengers will change. The temporary check-in will be located in the TT-Line office in the terminal building in Świnoujście (the same as for cargo passengers). Check in no later than 90 minutes before the departure time. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope for your understanding.

In Poland there are also special regulations to be observed when driving a motor vehicle:

  • Dipped headlights must be used during the day and throughout the year.
  • A fire extinguisher and high-visibility vests must be carried for all occupants of the vehicle.
  • The blood alcohol limit is 0.2 per mille.
  • Fines must be paid immediately by tourists.
  • For the use of some roads in Poland tolls are charged, which can be paid via the e-TOLL system.

Pedestrians and cyclists in Poland are obliged to wear a high-visibility vest or reflective light strips outside built-up areas in the dark.

Situation on the borders with Ukraine & Belarus

At the borders with Ukraine and Belarus, restrictions and increased controls on entry and exit are to be expected. Crossing the border to Russia is forbidden and can lead to arrest with prison sentences of several years.

You can find more information about this at the Polish authorities.

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