• Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

  • The application for the passport with all the documents must be submitted personally. It is not possible to apply via a third person or by sending documents by post.


    A person applying for a passport submits the following documents:



    1. Passport application form (the form shall be filled out in Polish in advance and submitted by the applicant during the appointment in the consulate). The form may be downloaded from the website of the embassy.
    2. A passport photo in colour of a passport applicant sized 35 x 45 mm, made in the last 6 months, on a uniform light background, with uniform lighting, good focus and depicting natural skin colour, showing the image from the top of the head to the upper part of the shoulders, that the face would occupy 70-80% of the photograph, clearly showing the eyes, especially the pupils, with visible eyebrows, showing the person in a frontal position, maintaining the symmetry in the vertical line, without any headgear and dark-eyed glasses, looking straight ahead with open eyes uncovered by hair, with a natural expression of face and closed mouth.
    3. If a person who applies for a Polish passport does not have a PESEL numer, she or he must present original Polish birth certificate and consul will apply for PESEL number. If this person is married/divorced/widowed, he or she also must present original Polish marriage certificate. It is not possible to issue a Polish passport without a PESEL number.
    4. Documents proving the eligibility for the reduction of the consular fee.
    5. Other documents, e.g.: document with the photo certifying the identity of the applicant.

    Additional information:


    • Please be aware that you may be requested to submit other documents such as: birth and marriage certificates, or documents proving Polish citizenship.
    • While applying for a passport you will be asked to present your current Polish passport. In case of loss of or damage to the passport, you need to submit official statement along with the application for the passport.
    • It is not possible to print the passport form from the Polish Embassy’s Internet site. Forms are available only in our office.
    • Polish passport is issued exclusively on the basis of Polish Registry Office’s documents. This means that people who have birth or marriage certificate issued by a foreign Registry Office, for example Israeli one, should transcript these documents. Information about transcription see: POLISH BIRTH, MARRIAGE, DEATH, DIVORCE CERTIFICATES. REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN CERTIFICATES IN POLAND.
    • Polish passport contains biometric data: photo and fingerprints.




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