Poland ETIAS for citizens of Japan

Taking matters into your own hands has never been so easy. Thanks to the internet, you no longer have to rely on large, established companies when it comes to getting what you need.
Case in point: ETIAS. The European Travel Information and Authorisation System is a system used by many countries in Europe in order to control who can and cannot visit their respective countries.

This isn’t just limited to Europe, though—Japan also has an ETIAS system in place. If you are a citizen of Japan, then you need to be aware of it and take appropriate steps to comply with its requirements. In this blog post, we will explain everything you need to know about Poland’s ETIAS system for Japanese citizens.

Applying For Poland ETIAS From Japan

If you are a citizen of Japan and want to apply for an ETIAS permit to travel to Poland, the process is slightly different from what you would do if you were a citizen of any other country. You will need to first check if your nationality qualifies you for an ETIAS permit.

To qualify, you must be a national of one of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland

Once you have determined that you qualify for an ETIAS permit and have contacted the Polish embassy in Tokyo to initiate the process, you will need to complete an application form. The completed application form must be accompanied by a valid passport and two recent photos. The Application Form can be downloaded from the Polish Embassy website.

The next step is to schedule an appointment at the Polish embassy in Tokyo. Unfortunately there is no set time for applying for an ETIAS permit and applicants are advised to arrive early in order to avoid long wait times.

The finalized application fee varies depending on your nationality and number of entries into Poland during the validity period of your ETIAS permit. Finally, remember to bring your original passport as well as copies of all supporting documents with you to your appointment at the Polish embassy.

Reasons You Should Get An Poland ETIAS

There are many reasons why you should get an Poland ETIAS. First and foremost, Poland is a safe country to live in. With a robust security apparatus in place and low levels of crime, Poland is a great place to raised a family. The quality of education available in Poland is also commendable. In addition, the cost of living is relatively modest and there are plenty of opportunities for job growth.

Moreover, Poland offers excellent healthcare facilities. According to the World Health Organisation, Poland has one of the best health systems in the world. Moreover, local doctors are highly skilled and committed to providing high-quality care to their patients. Additionally, hospitals are well-equipped with latest medical technology.

Lastly, Poland is a thriving economy with impressive growth prospects. The country has gigabytes worth of untapped potential and its current level of development is only a prelude to what awaits it in the future.

Things To Consider Before Coming To Poland

  1. Make sure you have the appropriate visa and vaccination requirements in place.
  2. Familiarize yourself with the local currency, VAT rates, and what is considered taxable goods.
  3. Read up on some of the cultural differences that may be a challenge for you when living in Poland.
  4. Know your rights and MLA laws in regards to housing and employment.
  5. Polish insurance standards are higher than those in Japan, so it’s important to research the types of coverage that are necessary for you and your family.
  6. Be aware of scams or schemes being offered to newcomers to Poland, and be careful about handing over personal information.

Poland ETIAS For Citizens Of Japan – FAQ

If you are a Japanese citizen and travel to Poland, please be aware of the following:

You will need a valid passport and ETIAS visa to travel to Poland.

To apply for an ETIAS visa, you must first locate an Embassy or Consulate of Poland in your home country. The process can be time-consuming and requires several steps. Please note that not all embassies or consulates have the ability to issue ETIAS visas. Once you have located an embassy or consulate that is able to issue visas, you will need to complete an application form and submit it along with required documents. Please check the website of the embassy or consulate for more information on how to obtain an ETIAS visa.

Once you have obtained an ETIAS visa, make sure you bring the appropriate documents with you when traveling to Poland. These documents include your passport, visa application form, two passport-sized photos, proof of residence (such as a utility bill), proof of financial stability (such as a bank statement), and €22 per day in cash (or another convertible currency). If you are travelling by air, be sure to also bring your passport photo page cut out and stamped with your arrival entry into Poland.

If you encounter any problems while travelling to Poland with your ETIAS visa, do not hesitate to contact the embassy or consulate in your home country for assistance.


Below is a summary of the Poland ETIAS for citizens of Japan. As of September 1, 2020, all passengers travelling to and from Poland will need to obtain an ETIAS visa. This visa will be valid for three months and can be used as a transit visa if you are travelling onwards to another Schengen country. The requirements for obtaining this visa are as follows:

  • Have a valid passport or national ID card with at least six months remaining until the expiry date of your travel document
  • Fully complete an application form
  • Include a copy of your passport or national ID card
  • Pay the visa fee.

If you are travelling to Poland on business, you must also provide evidence that you are registered with a Polish business association or company. Finally, please note that you will not be allowed to stay in Poland if you do not have a valid ETIAS visa.

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