Is a Ukrainian citizen who has been to Poland from 2021 with a visa valid until April 22 (now it is being extended) can go to Ukraine and after 2 weeks come back to Poland?

If a Ukrainian citizen came to Poland before February 24, 2022, he or she is not able to obtain a PESEL UKR number, and thus obtain the diia.pl electronic document.

The validity of the visa was extended as the original validity of the visa expired after February 24, 2022.

In the case of national visas, they are extended until 31 December 2022, while in the case of Schengen visas, their validity is extended by 18 months.

In the event of leaving Poland, upon re-entry, a citizen of Ukraine cannot invoke the residence right resulting from the extension of the visa validity period referred to above.

It should be noted that, in accordance with the special legal regulations introduced in connection with the Russian aggression against Ukraine, Ukrainian citizens who came to the territory of the Republic of Poland from Ukraine in connection with hostilities in that country from February 24, 2022, may obtaining the consent of the commander of the Border Guard post to enter Poland and, consequently, receiving the PESEL UKR.

The permission to enter seems justified, as the armed Russian aggression continues and its effects affect the entire territory of Ukraine.