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Polish citizenship guide

 
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EU citizenship

As mentioned in the previous sections, Polish citizenship certification confirms that the applicant is a Polish citizen. The person who has obtained Polish citizenship confirmation and concurrently is a non-European citizen also becomes a European Union citizen. A citizen of one of the European Union Member States is at the same time a European Union citizen (Poland became a member of the European Union on May 1st, 2004). The person who has obtained Polish citizenship confirmation becomes a EU citizen automatically, without any further proceedings. One cannot acquire EU citizenship without acquiring the citizenship of one of the Member States.

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