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Polish citizenship guide


Polish citizenship confirmation – the procedure

Upon receipt of the application the Provincial Office (urząd wojewódzki) takes steps to issue the Polish citizenship confirmation. The office reviews the submitted application and the attached documents. The office issues its decision if the application and the documents include sufficient information. If the application is not complete the Provincial Office may ask the applicant for additional information or documents. It often happens that the office turns to the Polish state archives on its own and searches for additional documents. According to the regulations, the Provincial Office should evaluate the case and issue a decision within 2 months. In actuality the confirmation may require several months to complete.

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