As of 12 December 2022, a new online service, the Case Service Module (mos.cudzoziemcy.gov.pl), became active. This service was launched by the Office for Foreigners and it is possible to generate and send an application for, among other things, a residence permit. Thanks to the new portal, foreigners can fill in on-line application forms for granting a temporary or permanent residence permit and send them to the relevant voivode.
After submitting the application in the Case Service Module, it is currently necessary to print it out, sign it and present a paper version during a personal visit to the provincial office. In the future, however, the portal is to allow the application to be submitted electronically.
In order to complete the application, it is necessary to set up an account on the Case Service Module website. The mos.cudzoziemcy.gov.pl portal is available in seven language versions – Polish, English, Ukrainian, Russian, French, Vietnamese and Arabic.
According to the information on the website of the Office for Foreigners: if a foreigner has previously submitted an application and is already waiting for a residence permit to be granted, they do not need to submit a new application through the Case Service Module.
The website mos.cudzoziemcy.gov.pl also enables:
– to check the residence possibilities depending on the situation the foreigner is in
– finding out about the most common mistakes made at different stages of the procedures
– use of active PDF forms to fill in electronically
– downloading other application forms on legalising the stay of foreigners.