The Polish Government has declared in an announcement that the non-Ukrainians who were residing in Ukraine before the beginning of the war are now able to register online in order to apply for temporary protection.
According to the reports, the government made a statement on Tuesday, April 4, stating that non-Ukrainian nationals who were cohabiting in the Ukraine before the beginning of the war; and excluded from the law on assistance to the Ukrainian citizens regarding an armed conflict in the territory of the state belong to the category of displaced persons.
The Polish government state that foreigners who belong to the category of displaced persons mentioned in Article 2(1) and (2) of the Council Implementing Decision stating the existence of a mass influence displaced persons from Ukraine may benefit from temporary protection under the Act on granting protection foreigners within the territory of the Republic of Poland.” the statement of the government reads.
The Polish government provided that the new scheme applies to foreigners, including family members of Ukrainian citizens who are not citizens of Ukraine and are not spouses of Ukrainian nationals or close family members of Ukrainian citizens holding a Polish card.
In addition, the provisions apply to persons who legally reside in Ukraine based on a permanent residence permit and cannot return to their country of origin in safe conditions or with their family members in Ukraine. Security is secured.
After registering online, foreigners will have to answer specific questions regarding citizenship, documents or date of departure from Ukraine.
The certificate is the only proof of use of the temporary security in Poland, valid until March 4, 2023, and certifies the holder’s right to reside in the territory of Poland.
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