What is the change? Poland has announced the 2019 minimum salary threshold for EU Blue Card applications.

What does the change mean?
 The threshold will be increased to 6,977.55 zloty gross (about US$1,836) per month.

  • Effective date: Feb. 11.
  • Visas/permits affected: EU Blue Card applications.
  • Next steps: Companies should adjust their salaries for EU Blue Card applicants in 2019.

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 an 8.9-percent increase over last year’s thresholds.

Source: Deloitte LLP. Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and its registered office at 1 New Street Square, London EC4A 3HQ, United Kingdom.