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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland
  • DIVORCE CERTIFICATE

  • DIVORCE CERTIFICATE ISSUED AFTER JULY 2009

     

    A divorce judgment issued by an Israeli court after July 2009 can be registered in the Polish Registry Office along with foreign marriage certificate. Divorce certificate should be registered in the Polish Registry Office which issued the marriage certificate or in Registry Office in Warsaw if the marriage took place abroad.

     

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

     

    • original divorce certificate and verdict of the court with the apostille (SEE.APOSTILLE);
    • translation of a divorce certificate and the verdict of the court – (SEE.TRANSLATION);
    • original Polish marriage certificate or if the applicant does not have Polish marriage certificate original Israeli marriage certificate with apostille;
    • valid Polish passport or an original certificate of Polish citizenship or presidential act granting Polish citizenship or a decision act of restoration of Polish citizenship;
    • valid Israeli passport.

    DIVORCE CERTIFICATE ISSUED BEFORE JULY 2009

     

    ATTENTION: The Consular Section does not mediate in proceedings concerning recognition of any divorce verdict from an Israeli court issued before July 2009.

     

    A divorce judgment with an application for recognition of a judgment reached by an Israeli court before July 2009 should be submitted in a Polish District Court, in the office closest to his/her legal permanent residence. Applicants who have never lived in Poland should apply to the District Court in Warsaw.

    Al. Solidarności 127
    00-951 Warszawa
    tel. 011-4822-6200371

    A. Personally:


    The following documents should be submitted in a District Court:

     

    • an application for recognition of a sentence reached by an Israeli court;
    • an original divorce certificate and verdict of the court with the apostille (SEE.APOSTILLE);
    • a translation of a divorce certificate and the verdict of the court – (SEE.TRANSLATION);
    • an appropriate court fee should be paid in a court.

    B. On behalf of persons living permanently in Poland:


    The following documents should be submitted in a District Court:

     

    • an application for recognition of a sentence reached by an Israeli court;
    • an original divorce certificate and verdict of the court with the apostille (SEE.APOSTILLE);
    • a translation of a divorce certificate and the verdict of the court – (SEE.TRANSLATION);
    • power of attorney to submit an act on an applicant’s behalf and to represent an applicant in court;
    • payment of a court fee.

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