Foreign travel advice

Poland

Summary

Information and advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe, following the result of the EU referendum.

Two large demonstrations are scheduled to take place around Jerozolimskie Street, Charles de Gaulle roundabout and Three Crosses Square/Plac Trzech Krzyzy in central Warsaw on 13 December 2016. The demonstrations will begin around 3pm and finish after 10pm and crowds may gather earlier in the day. There will be some disruption to traffic and public transport for the duration of the demonstrations. You should consult local media for further updates.

Around 450,000 British nationals visited Poland in 2015. Most visits are trouble-free.

If you need to contact the emergency services in Poland call 112.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism 

Driving in Poland can be hazardous. See Road travel

If you hold dual Polish and British nationality, the British Embassy may only be able to offer limited consular assistance.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.