Summary

There will be no change to the rights and status of EU nationals living in the UK, nor UK nationals living in the EU, while the UK remains in the EU.

Large marches are planned in Polish cities, particularly in Warsaw, on Sunday 11 November 2018 to celebrate the centenary of Poland’s independence. The marches could affect transport and access to city centres. You should exercise caution in the vicinity of any marches or demonstrations and follow the instructions of police at all times.

Many shops, businesses, museums and public offices in Poland will be closed on Monday 12 November 2018 for a public holiday.

Around 500,000 British nationals visited Poland in 2016. Most visits are trouble-free.

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

Terrorist attacks in Poland can’t be ruled out. 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.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

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.