New minimum salary threshold set for EU Blue Card applicants
17 Feb 20
IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? Poland has announced the 2020 minimum salary threshold for EU Blue Card applications.
What does the change mean? The threshold will be increased to 7,377.26 zloty (about US$1,891.60) per month.
- Effective date: Feb. 11.
- Visas/permits affected: EU Blue Card applications.
- Who is affected: Employers of foreign nationals requiring an EU Blue Card.
- Next steps: Companies should adjust their salaries for EU Blue Card applicants in 2020.
Background: The new salary threshold is part of an annual average income review published by the Polish Main Statistical Office.
Analysis & Comments: Polish employers should budget for the new minimum salaries, which represent a 5.4-percent increase over last year’s thresholds.
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