Who can benefit from the project:

Who can benefit from the project:

1) Citizens of non-EU countries residing legally in the territory of the Republic of Poland pursuant to the provisions of the Act on Aliens of 12 December 2013 (with further amendments):

– on a basis of a visa referred to in Article 60(1)(4) to (6), (9) to (13), (17), (19) to (21), (23) to (25),

– on a basis of a temporary, permanent residence permit [Article 195, with the exception of paragraph 1(6)] or a long-term resident’s EU residence permit (Article 211),

-on a basis of a document certifying that the foreigner holds a permit for tolerated stay entitled “permit for tolerated stay” [Article 226(5)],

– a residence permit for humanitarian reasons

2) Children of persons mentioned above (non-EU citizens) born in the territory of the Republic of Poland. Other children are subject to provisions in subparagraphs 1 and 7.

3) Foreigners who applied for a residence permit for a fixed period under abolition procedures and currently stay in the territory of the Republic of Poland on the basis of a stamp, and who:

– applied for a temporary residence permit [Article 108(1)(2)],

– applied for a permanent residence permit [Article 206(1)(2)],

– applied for a long-term resident’s residence permit,

– applied for a Schengen visa or national visa extension [Article 87(1)(1)] issued for one of the following purposes indicated in Article 60(1)(4) to (6), (9) to (13), (17), (19) to (21), (23) to (25),

– applied for an extension of stay under the visa-free travel regime within the territory of the Republic of Poland [Article 300(4)].

4) Foreigners staying within the territory of the Republic of Poland under the visa-free travel regime.

5) Citizens of non-EU countries residing in the territory of the Republic of Poland, who are in the process of obtaining a permit to reside legally in Poland.

NOTE The assistance for such people is restricted to help in obtaining a legal residence.

6) Spouses, ascendants and descendants of persons referred to in points 1-4 to the extent necessary to conduct the proceedings effectively.

7) Citizens of non-EU countries residing legally in the territory of the Republic of Poland who applied for:

– a temporary residence permit (Article 108 of the Act on Aliens),

– a permanent residence permit (Article 206 of the Act on Aliens),

– a long-term resident’s EU residence permit (Article 223),

– a Schengen visa or national visa extension (Article 87) issued for one of the following purposes indicated in Article 60(1)(4) to (6), (9) to (13), (17), (19) to (21), (23) to (25),

– an extension of stay under the visa-free travel regime within the territory of the Republic of Poland (Article 300)

and obtained a stamp in the travel document, which confirms that the application for a permit has been filed.

8) Recipients of the project may also include:

– persons who have been granted refugee status or subsidiary protection within the meaning of Directive 2011/95/EU;

– persons who have been granted temporary protection within the meaning of Directive 2001/55/EC;

– persons who are being or have been resettled to another Member State, or persons who are being or have been relocated from another Member State.

The above group of beneficiaries does not include third-country nationals who are also citizens of an EU country.