Negative premises to grant the residence permit for humanitarian reasons

The foreigner shall be refused the permit for stay for humanitarian reasons, if there are serious premises to claim that:

1) they committed a crime against peace, a crime of war or a crime against mankind, according to the international law, or

2) they performed activities which are contradictory to the objectives and principles of the United Nations specified in the Preamble and Articles 1 and 2 of the Card of the United Nations, or

3) they committed a crime on the territory of the Republic of Poland or they committed an act outside the territory of Poland which is a crime according to the Polish law, or

4) they are a threat to the defence or safety of the country or to the protection of the public safety and order, or

5) they incited, or otherwise took part in committing crimes or acts referred to in items 1-3.

The foreigner who committed an act other than indicated in items 1-3 which according to the Polish law is a crime punishable by the custodial sentence before the arrival on the territory of the Republic of Poland, can be refused the permit for stay for humanitarian reasons, if they left the country of origin only in order to avoid the sentence.