Poland - Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Designated Competent Authority(ies):

1. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2. As of 18 May 2015: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (to issue the certificates in respect of university diplomas in art and diplomas of art schools)

Contact details:

Address: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Consular Division
Legalization Section
Al. Szucha 23
00-580 Warszawa
Poland
Telephone: +48 22 523 9845
Fax: +48 22 523 8029
E-mail: legalizacja@msz.gov.pl
General website: www.msz.gov.pl/
Contact persons: Ms. Urszula Raznowiecka
Language spoken: English

 

Address: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
(Ministerstwo Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego)
ulica Krakowskie Przedmiescie 15/17
00-071 Warszawa
Poland
Contact Person: Department of Art Education and Cultural Education
tel./fax.: + 48 22 55 15 590
email: vlaszczka@mkidn.gov.pl

Practical Information:

Price: 60 PLN
Issuing Apostilles: As of 18 May 2015, Poland is introducing a new stationery with enhanced security features for the purpose of issuing Apostilles. These security features include: guilloche pattern over the entire surface of a paper, micro lettering, national emblem visible both as a hologram and under UV light. The new stationery will be placed on public documents by self-adhesive sticker.
The Polish Competent Authorities shall use the new and previous types of stationery in parallel until the end of the stock of the previous one.
Useful Links: http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/p/msz_en/travel_to_poland/apostille/apostille;jsessionid=F0510C70CE8CFE627565FC64C85BBBCE.cmsap5p

(This page was last updated on 24 October 2017)

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