Polish Citizenship

If you want to be recognized as a Polish citizen, you must meet several conditions, gather the necessary documents, and submit an appropriate application to the Voivode in your place of residence. You can obtain citizenship more or less automatically if one of your parents is a Polish citizen, if you were born on Polish territory, or if you were adopted by Polish citizens. In other cases, it can be granted to you by the President of the Republic of Poland, but to do so, a formal request is necessary. How to do it and what conditions must be met to receive a positive decision? We have the answers!

Acquiring citizenship from the President of the Republic of Poland – the rules you need to know.

To become a citizen of Poland, a foreigner must meet one of the following conditions:

For minors, legal residence, the citizenship of their parents, and their parents' consent for the child to acquire Polish citizenship are crucial factors in these conditions.

In each of the mentioned situations, you must have at least a B1 level of proficiency in the Polish language and possess a certificate confirming it. You can submit your application to the Voivode in accordance with your place of residence – either in person or by mail. If you are unsure whether you meet the conditions that entitle you to apply for Polish citizenship, contact iStay – we will review your situation, address any doubts, and assist you in completing the necessary formalities and gathering the required documents.

Obtaining Polish citizenship – documents and formalities.

When submitting an application for Polish citizenship, you must attach several documents confirming the fulfillment of mandatory conditions. Please note that if you have documentation in a foreign language, it will need to be translated by a sworn translator or a Polish consul. An administrative fee of 219 PLN is also required for the decision. The waiting time is approximately 2 months, and if your application is denied, you have the right to appeal within 14 days. If you are granted Polish citizenship, your children under the age of 18 will also become full-fledged Polish citizens. Children over 16 years of age must provide their consent for this.

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