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Immediate Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Ukraine in Poland

HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

If you are seeking information about immediate humanitarian assistance in Poland:

  • Almost all refugee cases in countries abroad are first processed by local authorities, in this case the government of Poland.
  • Please visit the government of Poland webpage for information about resources: https://www.gov.pl/web/udsc/ukraina-en. This website provides the locations of official reception points along Poland’s border with Ukraine.
  • Additional information is available from the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR): https://help.unhcr.org/poland/, including information about non-governmental organizations that may be able to provide additional assistance.
  • In Warsaw, those seeking information on support from the Polish government can direct inquires to the Office for Foreigners (Urząd do SprawCudzoziemców).
  • Taborowa 33, 02-699 Warsaw, Poland
  • Koszykowa 16, 00-678 Warsaw, Poland
  • Phone: +48 47 721 75 75,
  • Email: ukraina@udsc.gov.pl

VISA SERVICESIN POLAND

Not all applicants for visas can be approved. Please read the standards for visa eligibility carefully (https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas.html). If you do not qualify for a visa, you may wish to refer to the humanitarian relief information above.

If you are a US citizen with a Ukrainian fiancée/fiancé seeking travel to the United States on a K1 visa:

  • If you have already filed a petition with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that was not yet approved, US law prohibits US embassies from accepting K visa petitions (I-129F) for local filing abroad. USCIS must first approve K visas. However, you can request an expedite for USCIS processing at this link.

If you are aUS citizen with a Ukrainian spouse or childseeking to travel to the United States on an immigrant visa:

  • If you have an I-130 petition approved by USCIS pending processing at the National Visa Center and ImmigrantVisasWarsaw@state.gov want to transfer it to US Embassy Warsaw, you may request expedition and transfer from the National Visa Center:Public Inquiry Form.
  • If you have not yet filed a petition but wish to do at US Embassy Warsaw, you may email to inquire regarding possible local filing.

If you are a US citizen with a Ukrainian spouse or childseeking to travel to the United States on anonimmigrant visa:

  • If you already have an appointment at US Embassy Warsaw but wish to expedite it, you may request expedition via https://www.ustraveldocs.com/pl/en/expedited-appointment.
  • If you already began a nonimmigrant visa application process in Ukraine, you may send a request to Support-Poland@ustraveldocs.com to ask for transfer of your “profile” to Warsaw, after which you should be able to continue the process for a Warsaw appointment.
  • If you are seeking but do not already have an appointment:
  • If you will apply in Warsaw: Visit https://www.ustraveldocs.com/pl/en/step-4 and sign up for a “ C1/D” (crew) appointment, Even though you are not a crew member. When you come to the Embassy we will convert your appointment to the proper type.
  • If you will apply in Krakow: Visit https://www.ustraveldocs.com/pl/en/step-4 and sign up for an “ F ” (student) appointment,even though you are not a student . When you come to the Consulate we will convert your appointment to the proper type.
  • If you are unable to schedule an appointment via this method, you may instead request a “group appointment” via https://ustraveldocs.com/pl/en/group-appointments and suggest a convenient date for you. Once you have submitted your request, please wait for a response from the Embassy, ​​which will come via email and should permit you to schedule an appointment.

If you are aUkrainian who wants to travel to the United Statesora US citizen who has friends, business associates, or NON-IMMEDIATE familywho want to travel to the United States:

  • If the traveler already has an appointment at US Embassy Warsaw but wishes to expedite it, you may request expedition via https://www.ustraveldocs.com/pl/en/expedited-appointment.
  • If the traveler already began a nonimmigrant visa application process in Ukraine, you may send a request to Support-Poland@ustraveldocs.com to ask for transfer of your “profile” to Warsaw, after which you should be able to continue the process for a Warsaw appointment.
  • If the traveler is seeking but does not already have an appointment at US Embassy Warsaw or US Consulate Krakow, you may try to schedule one via https://www.ustraveldocs.com/pl/en/step-4, however, availability is extremely limited.

For up-to-date information for US Citizens in Ukraine seeking to enter Poland, please read the latest messages and alerts and visit our Ukraine Information Page.

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