Foreigners allowed to work in the territory of the Republic of Poland What does the concept of work by foreigners mean? The concept of work by foreigners concerns employment, the exercise of other remunerated functions or the exercise of functions on the boards of directors of legal persons carrying out commercial activities. 1, 22, 23 of the Law of 12 December 2013 on foreign nationals or on the basis of Article 108(1)(2) or Article 206(1)(2) of the Law of 12 December 2013 on foreign nationals or on the basis of a stamp in a travel document confirming that the foreign national has submitted an application for a long-term residence permit from the European Union; if he had the right to work in the Republic of Poland immediately before the submission of the application, or on the basis of a temporary residence permit, with the exception of the grounds issued under Article 181(1) of the Law of 12 December 2013 on aliens, or on the basis of Art. . . . .