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  consular Information

 

Flights to Poland
 
There are currently no direct air flights between Malaysia and Poland. Travelers from Malaysia may fly Malaysia Airlines to major destinations in Europe, such as Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Rome or Vienna, and take connecting flights to Warsaw.
 
Visa Requirement
 
Malaysia and Poland have signed the Partial Visa Abolishment Agreement in 1997.
 
Immigration Requirements
 
-         Malaysians entering Poland are not required to fill Embarkation Form and Customs Declaration Form upon arrival.
 
Tourist, Social & Business Trips
 
-         A valid Malaysian passport with minimum of six (6) months is required to enter Poland.
-         Malaysians can enter Poland without visa for three (3) months for tourist purposes. Passport together with return ticket and letter of invitation/sponsor are to be handed to the Immigration officer upon arrival at entry point.
-         For social, business and working purposes, which need a longer period of stay, visa is needed and can be obtained at the Polish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Please contact the Embassy for further details.
 
-         As for the Immigration requirements, questions such as purpose of visit, duration, place of stay, return tickets and sufficient funds could be expected.
-         Communication could create some difficulty especially at border posts as English is not widely spoken. Polish is the national language.
 
Customs
 
-         Visitors may find that the system is quite simple, however it does not preclude any from being checked by the Custom authorities.
-         As normal procedures and security reason, firearms and other offensive materials or equipments are subject to strict regulations. Visitors are advised to check with Polish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur for further clarification.
 
Medical Treatment
 
-         Most Hospital in Poland requires medical insurance for assurance of treatment. Visitors are advised to get International medical insurance for emergency treatment at the local Hospitals.
 
Safety and Security
 
-         Poland is generally a safe place for visitors. However some precautions should be taken such as;
a)     Upon arrival at the airport take care of your belongings and use only officially recognized porter services.
b)     Similarly, use only transport services recognized by the airport, including taxis, buses and vans.
c)      Do not hesitate to obtain information at the Tourist Information/Airport Information counters.
d)     Never show openly that you have money, cheque, credit cards or valuable jewelry in your possession.
e)     Avoid walking alone at dark and quiet places.
f)        Not to leave bags or personal belongings unattended,
g)     Avoid talking to strangers. If for some reason need to be guided, please seek assistance from the public/tourist police whom are available at any streets.
h)      Public transport such as taxis, buses and tram are usually a safe means of transportation.
 
Personal Documents & Belongings
 
-         Personal documents such as passport and other documents should be kept at the Hotel safe. Visitors may bring along photocopies of passport and Malaysian identity card if needed for emergency cases.
-         In the event of loss of personal documents & belongings, Malaysians are advised to make a police report at the nearest police station. This will facilitate any insurance claim and replacement of relevant documents.
-         A copy of the police report should be attached with the application of Emergency Certificate if in case of loss of travel documents. Malaysians are advised to be in contact with the Malaysian Embassy in Warsaw for further inquiries.
 
Accidents and Deaths
 
-         Accidents or deaths should be reported to the Malaysian Embassy in Warsaw for further action.
 
Currency
 
-         The Polish unit of currency is the Polish Zloty (PLN). One (1) Zloty is about RM 1.0577 as of April 2016. Dollars, Euro and travelers cheque can be easily exchanged at hotel receptions or banks. Hotels, stores and restaurants accept international credit cards and most shops accept only Polish Zloty (PLN) in their ordinary transactions.
 
Security Advice
 
- Poland is generally low in crime rate. The local police are responsible for keeping the cities safer. By following their advice, visitors will avoid placing themselves in situations of higher risk.
 
Important Contacts
 
Embassy of Malaysia in Warsaw, Poland
3, Gruzinska Str. Saska Kepa,
03-902 Warsaw
 
Telephone : (48-22) 617 4413/617 3144
Fax            : (48-22) 617 6256/6160590
 
 
H.E. Ambassador Dato' Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin                  
Residence: 022 – 616 2525
H/Phone : +48 502 394 904
 
Second Secretary/Head of Chancery, Mrs. Nur Azura Abd Karim
Tel . :  +48 22 617 4413
 
Third Secretary, Mr. Mohd Nasir Othman
Tel.: + 48 22 617 4413
 
Chief Administrative (Vacant)
Residence:
 
Personal Assistant, Mrs. Zainor Mohd Nor         

Tel. : +48 22  617 4413

 

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