In the coming days the limit for contactless payment without a Personal Identification Number (PIN) will be raised, Poland's Ministry of Finance announced on Twitter on Wednesday.
The US Embassy in Warsaw and the Consulate General in Krakow announced on Friday that amid coronavirus concerns they will suspend most visa-related services from16 March, adding that service to US citizens will continue to be provided.
From March 2, the citizens of five European countries, including Poland, will no longer need a visa for tourist travel to Turkey, the Turkish Foreign Ministry's press spokesman, Hami Aksoy, announced in a Thursday communique.
Polish officials and US ambassador took part in a symbolic ceremony launching Poland's US Visa Waiver Program membership at Warsaw's Chopin airport on Tuesday.
On Independence Day, Monday, Poland entered the US Visa Waiver Program. Both the Polish president and the US ambassador to Poland lauded the development. "Poland joining the Visa Waver Program has become a fact," President Andrzej Duda said.
The first country in five years to join the programme, from November 11th Poles will be able travel to the United States for 90 days business or tourism without applying for a visa.
An official communique on accepting Poland to the US Visa Waiver Program will be announced later today in Washington, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday morning.
Frank J. Spula, the president of America's largest Polish diaspora organisation, the Polish American Congress, said in a telephone conversation with PAP that he is satisfied that US President Donald Trump "kept his word" regarding lifting visas for Poles.
Poland has been waiting for admission to the American visa waiver programme for nearly 30 years. Today, that wait ended.
US Vice-President Mike Pence said in Warsaw on Monday that Poland has already reached a situation in which it can participate in the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP).