Poland has simplified the procedure for Ukrainians a Schengen visa in Kiev

Embassy of Poland simplifies procedure by citizens of Ukraine of the visa applications at the visa application centers in Kiev. This is stated in the message of Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine in Facebook.

«From October 3, 2016 the applicant, who plans to issue a Schengen visa to Poland must apply for a passport at the Department of «Idea Bank» or «Bank» and to pay for themselves and, if necessary, their family members (up to four people). If prepaid, the applicant selects the type of visa and inform the contact phone number», — reports the Department.

Indicates that after the implementation of prepaid service fees and receiving Bank code PTN to the applicant within 5 days call the operator of the call center from 9:00 to 21:00 Monday to Saturday (except holidays) and will propose a date of filing.

«If the proposed date is not acceptable to the applicant, the following are automatically selected by the system date will be the second time offered to the applicant by the operator in a telephone regime», — stated in the message.

At the same time, it is noted that a simplified version of the registration to submit visa documents in Poland will operate only in points of reception of visa applications in Kiev.

«This innovation should significantly reduce the process of applying for Polish visa, to secure your system from hacker attacks and aims to restrict the illegal activity of visa intermediaries,» — said in the message.

It is specified that in case of successful functioning of the new system it will be entered in the visa centers and consulates of Poland in Lviv, Lutsk, Kharkov, Odessa.

The consular offices of Poland in the first half of this year, the Ukrainians issued more than 565 thousand of visas — nearly a quarter more than in the same period last year (more than 433 thousand). At the same time, the number of refusals to grant Polish visas in comparison with last year has decreased from 5.8% to 4%.

Poland has simplified the procedure for Ukrainians a Schengen visa in Kiev 07.10.2016

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