Foreign travel advice

Poland

Summary

The NATO Summit will be held in Warsaw on 8 and 9 July. World Youth Day (WYD), which is expected to attract around 2 million pilgrims, will be held in Krakow and the surrounding Malopolska region from 25 to 31 July. Both events are likely to cause significant disruption. You should plan your travel accordingly around those dates.

Around 650,000 British nationals visited Poland in 2014. 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.