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The agreement of the President of Poland to the abandonment of Polish nationality

Which documents do I have to submit?

  • The Polish citizen, who applies for the abandonment of Polish nationality, submits the following documents:
  1. application for the consent of the President of the Republic of Poland to the abandonment of Polish nationality
    (application , application , application )
  2. biometric photograph, biometric photograph is an undamaged, up-to-date, in color photograph, size  4.5 cm x 3.5 cm, made within the last 6 months, against a homogenous, bright background, high-definition and showing clearly the eyes and face from the top of the head to the upper part  of the shoulders, so that the face covers 70-80% of the photograph. The photograph has to show a bareheaded person without any dark-lensed glasses, looking directly with the eyes opened, hair removed from face, natural face expression and closed mouth. A person with congenital of acquired eyesight disabilities, can enclose photograph depicting him or her wearing dark-lensed glasses, and person wearing headgear for religious reasons - photograph depicting him or her wearing the headgear, provided that the headgear does not hide nor distorts the shape of the face
  3. the original version of the current (not older than 3 months) copy of the Birth Certificate issued by the Polish Registry Office. The Birth Certificate should include: full name and surname, date and place of birth, name and surname of the father and name and mother’s surname at the birth,
  4. the original version of the document issued by the Polish Registry Office, confirming the marital status (i.e. current extract of the Marriage Certificate, extract of the Death Record of the spouse),
  5. certified photocopy of valid document confirming identity and Polish citizenship of the applicant (e.g. ID card, passport),
  6. certified photocopy of the document confirming foreign citizenship or the original version of the document confirming the promise to naturalise as a foreign citizen,
  7. certified photocopy of valid document confirming identity and citizenship of the applicant’s spouse (passport or travel document of the documents of identity of EU citizen).
  • The foreigner who has parental authority over juvenile foreigner, additionally encloses the following documents:
  1. biometric photograph of a child considered by the application,
  2. the original version of the current (not older than 3 months) copy of the Birth Certificate of the child, issued by the Polish Registry Office [urząd stanu cywilnego]. The Birth Certificate should include: full name and surname, date and place of birth, name and surname of the father and name and mother’s surname at the birth,
  3. certified photocopy of valid document confirming identity and citizenship of the child,
  4. certified photocopy of the document confirming foreign citizenship of the child or the original version of the document of promise to be naturalised as foreign citizen,
  5. statement of the other parent on his or her consent for child’s naturalization as Polish citizen.

The statement has to be accepted by:

a) the Voivod competent for the seat – if the parent resides in Poland,

b) the Polish consul – if the parent resides abroad or stays in Poland basing on the visa or in visa-free traffic.

In the case when the statement has been submitted before other Voivod or consul, information on this fact has to be included in the application,

6. statement of the child at least 16-years-old on consent to his or her naturalization as Polish citizen.

The statement has to be accepted by:

a) the Voivod competent for the seat – if the child resides in Poland,

b) the Polish consul – if the child resides abroad or stays in Poland basing on the visa or in visa-free traffic.

In the case when the statement has been submitted before other Voivod or consul, information on this fact has to be included in the application.

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Published by Michał Dec, 18.04.2014, Number of hits: 1956, Change Log