Obtaining Birth Certificate in Poland?

Required Documents[edit]

  1. An application submitted at the Polish Civil Registry Offices or Consular Section.
  2. A valid ID or a valid proof of identity.
  3. The documents confirming the relationship to the person for whom certificate is to be issued.
  4. Consular fee.
  5. Retrieval of Birth Certificate Application.

How do I register a birth in Poland?

Every child born in Poland, regardless of the nationality of the parents, should be registered at a Civil Registry Office so that the birth certificate can be drawn up. The birth needs to be notified within two weeks, in the Civil Registry Office (USC) competent for the place of birth of the child.

How do I register a foreign birth in Poland?

What documents do I need to submit? Transcription application form (available at a consular post or for download below). Original of the child’s foreign birth certificate, bearing the forenames and surnames of the parents. Translation of the foreign birth certificate by a sworn translator or a consul.

How can I get unmarried certificate in Poland?


  1. Go to the Civil Registry office where marriages are registered.
  2. Present and submit required documents.
  3. Complete a form and declare.
  4. Pay the fee.

How do I get a Polish marriage certificate?

Marriage in Poland may be contracted in two methods: as a civil ceremony performed in the registry office or in a church. In order for the marriage to be validated by the law, it needs to be registered in the registry office that issued a marriage certificate confirming the validity of the marriage.

How do I get a Polish passport?

You need to bring the following documents: completed passport application form, a photo, abridged or unabridged copy of a Polish birth certificate, abridged or unabridged copy of your Polish marriage certificate, decision confirming your Polish citizenship. Also present a valid ID card with a photograph.

Can I get a Polish passport if my grandfather was Polish?

Can I get Polish citizenship? Most people whose parents, grandparents or great-grandparents were born in Poland qualify for Polish citizenship through descent. In essence you need to have at least one ancestor who maintained their Polish citizenship until the day of your birth.

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