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Poland: Information for stateless people and those at risk of statelessness fleeing Ukraine

16 September 2022


For more information on the location of border crossings and entry requirements, see: Polish Government page for people fleeing Ukraine, UNHCR Operational Data Portal on Poland, UNHCR page on Poland for people fleeing Ukraine, Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej page on Ukraine, and Granica Group page on Ukraine. [...] Routes to protection that may be accessible to stateless people and those at risk of statelessness depending on their circumstances are summarised in the table below. [...] Refugee Status (Asylum) Subsidiary Protection Temporary Protection What is it? Protection under 1951 Temporary protection for Temporary protection for Convention Relating to the persons who do not meet eligible persons fleeing the Status of Refugees 1951 Convention definition war in Ukraine (family but would be subject to members of Ukrainian serious harm upon return nationals, beneficiaries of in. [...] Statelessness determination should be conducted either in parallel with or following the refugee status determination, with due regard to the primacy of the asylum claim and the principle of confidentiality for refugees in statelessness determination procedures. [...] REQUIREMENTS FOR ONWARD TRAVEL TO THIRD COUNTRIES People who entered Poland on the basis of a temporary stay permit for 15 days may only stay in Poland for this period and should apply for protection (see above) if they wish to remain.