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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • VITAL RECORD REGISTRATION

  • VITAL RECORD REGISTRATION

     

    Registration of an action concerning legal status (birth, marriage, divorce, death), which has taken place outside of the Republic of Poland, by signing into Polish.

    To apply for the Polish Passport, it is required to submit a Polish Birth Certificate and/or a Polish Marriage Certificate.

    Application for registration of vital records may be filed in the appropriate Polish registry:

    Personally in Poland

    By the Consulate (subject to fee, the table of consular fees)

    By an authorized person with Power of Attorney. The authorization shall be certified by the Consul.

     

    OFFICIAL TRANSLATION

    Vital records issued by the US Registry shall be translated into Polish. Translation of a document may be done either in the USA or in Poland. Translation done in the US must be officially certified by the Consul. Both the original certificate and its translation must be sent to the Consulate. Translations in Poland must be done by a sworn translator inscribed in the panel of sworn translators approved by the Polish Minister of Justice.

     

    List of translators

     

    CONSULAR FEES:

    • Registering birth/marriage/death certificate        60,- USD
    • Translation's consular certification                         36,- USD for each translation

      If application is submitted by postal service, consular fee must be paid by money order or Cashier’s Check.

      Personal checks are not acceptable.

       

    BIRTH CERTIFICATE REGISTRATION

    To register a foreign birth certificate  in Poland the following documents shall be submitted:

    1. An application form to the Bureau of Vital Records Download
    2. An original birth certificate
    3. An official translation of a birth certificate
    4. Polish marriage certificate of the applicant's parents or their birth certificates (birth certificates in English must be translated)
    5. Copy of applicant’s ID or parents ID’s for minors


    MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE REGISTRATION

    To register a foreign marriage certificate in Poland the following documents shall be submitted:

    1. An application form to the Bureau of Vital Records Download
    2. An original marriage certificate
    3. An official translation of a marriage certificate
    4. Birth certificates of the applicants (if in English must be translated)
    5. Copy of applicant’s IDs

     


    Legal basis:  The Polish Law of  the Vital Records Act of November 28th 2014

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