US Dept of State Advisory on Travel to Poland

1. Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter Poland?


Non-essential travel to Poland is restricted from many countries outside the European Union, including the United States. Only foreigners who qualify for the exceptions are allowed to enter.

2. Are commercial flights to Poland operating?


3. Are travelers from the US required to quarantine in Poland?


All travelers who are permitted to enter Poland, except for the categories mentioned below, must undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine at their place of stay in Poland. Here is the list of the exempted categories.

  1. Travelers admitted to Poland who arrived on flights originating from the following countries: European Union countries (except for Spain, Portugal, Malta, Luxembourg, and Sweden), Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Georgia, Japan, Canada, and Republic of Korea
  2. Citizens of Poland
  3. Foreigners who are spouses or children of Polish citizens or remain under the permanent care of Polish citizens
  4. Citizens and residents of European Union countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland, and their spouses and children
  5. Pupils and students enrolled in Polish educational institutions
  6. Service members of the Polish Army or allied military service members, police officers, border guards, customs officers, fire brigade members, State Security Service members, Road Transport Inspection officers, or sea administration inspectors
  7. Crew members on airlines, trains, shipping vessels, or offshore drilling platforms
  8. Persons performing certain work in the oil and energy sectors
  9. Drivers of commercial vehicles transporting goods or passengers
  10. Diplomats and their family members assigned to Poland

4. Are commercial flights to Poland operating?

Yes. Commercial flights from the USA to the EU/Schengen Area are operational.

Is public transportation functional in Poland?


All public transportation passengers must wear a mask covering their mouth and nose and must adhere to social distancing measures.

5. Is travel to Poland restricted?

The Department of State issued Travel Advisory Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) for US travelers to Poland on August 06, 2020. It advises travelers to reconsider travel to Poland due to COVID-19.

Travelers are advised to fill out Smart Traveler Enrollment Program STEP.

Quick Facts to Check Before You Travel


At least 3 months remaining validity beyond planned return




Not required for stays under 90 days


10,000 Euros (or equivalent) on entry/exit

U.S. Embassy and Consulates Contact Info

U.S. Embassy Warsaw
Aleje Ujazdowskie 29/31
00-540 Warsaw, Poland
Telephone: +48 (22) 504-2000
American Citizen Services: +48 (22) 504-2784
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +48 (22) 504-2000
Fax: +(48) (22) 504-2088


U.S. Consulate General Krakow
Ulica Stolarska 9,
31-043 Kraków, Poland
Telephone: +48 (12) 424-5100
American Citizen Services: +48 (12) 424-5129
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +48 (60) 148-3348
Fax: +(48) (12) 424-5103

U.S. Consular Agent – Poznan
Ulica Paderewskiego 8
61-770 Poznan
Telephone: +(48) (61) 851-8516
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(48) (22) 504-2000
Fax: +(48) (61) 851-8966