Reporting permanent or temporary residence deregistration for foreigners

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Are you a foreigner changing the place of residence in Poland? Please deregister.

Find out how to do it. There are two ways provided for in the regulations.

Step by step

  1.  ONLINE

Settle your case via the Moja Warszawa municipal e-services portal using your trusted profile. This is also where you will find services carried out by ePUAP. 

  Permanent residence deregistration

  Temporary residence deregistration

If you want to submit a form via ePUAP, you need a trusted profile (eGo). It enables you to confirm your identity. The idea is that nobody can unlawfully use your name. Find out how to set up a trusted profile.

DEREGISTER (active button redirecting to the ePUAP login page).

  1. AT THE OFFICE
  1. Download, print and complete the form: “Permanent residence deregistration application” or “Temporary residence deregistration application”.
  2. Remember to include an identity document (described in the required documents under point 2).
  3. Go to the Administration & Civil Affairs Department Delegation in any district of Warsaw and deregister. You can book an appointment at the office through the City of Warsaw's Appointment Booking System (click on the link rezerwacje.um.warszawa.pl).
  4. You will receive a deregistration certificate upon request.

Under this link you can check your rights related to the processing of your personal data in this matter in view of GDPR provisions.

Documents required

  1. Completed and signed form “Permanent residence deregistration application” or “Temporary residence deregistration application”.
  2. Passport, residence card, residence permit or other identity document with a photo.
  3. In the case of deregistration through an attorney in fact, please also include:
    1. a written power of attorney to deregister residence,
    2. ID card or passport of the attorney-in-fact

You can carry out permanent or temporary deregistration in the form of an electronic document using electronic communication methods.
Fill in the electronic form "Permanent residence deregistration application” or “Temporary residence deregistration application” available on the ePUAP platform.
Attach a qualified electronic signature or a signature confirmed by a trusted ePUAP profile.

Fees

  1. There is no fee for residence registration.
  2. PLN 17  stamp duty for issuing a certificate at the request of the person deregistering temporary or permanent residence if the person is only deregistering. 
  3. The fee should be paid via a bank transfer to the account of the Taxpayer Service Centre 21 1030 1508 0000 0005 5000 0070 or directly at the district office cash desk.

Where to submit and collect

Unit in charge

Time limit for reply

Permanent or temporary residence deregistration is performed immediately following application.

Appeal procedure

None – material and technical action.

Notes

  1. A foreigner leaving the place of permanent residence or temporary residence before the end of the declared period of stay is obliged to deregister.
  2. The deregistration of the current place of permanent or temporary residence can be performed during the registration in the new place of residence, indicating the address of the current place of residence from which the deregistration is to take place. In such a case, the deregistration takes place on the basis of the form "Permanent Residence application" or the form "Temporary Residence application".
  3. The obligation to register for a person who does not have a (full) legal capacity to act is performed by their statutory representative, legal guardian or other person who has actual custody over them in the place of their joint residence.
  4. Permanent or temporary stay deregistration at the place of permanent residence may be effected through an attorney-in-fact holding a power of attorney granted in the form referred to in Article 33 (2) of the Act of 14 June 1960 – Code of Administrative Procedure, after the attorney presents his/her identity card or a passport.

Legal basis


Temporary residence registration of foreigners and citizens of European Union Member States and their family members

Polish translationRussian translationUkrainian translation

 

 

If you are a foreigner and you have settled in Poland temporarily, please register.

Find out how to do it. There are two ways provided for in the regulations.

Step by step

  1.  ONLINE

Settle your case via the Moja Warszawa municipal e-services portal using your trusted profile. This is also where you will find services carried out by ePUAP. 

If you want to submit a form via ePUAP, you need a trusted profile (eGo). It enables you to confirm your identity. The idea is that nobody can unlawfully use your name. Find out how to set up a trusted profile.

REGISTER (active button redirecting to the ePUAP login page).

Foreigners who are not citizens of an EU, EFTA or Swiss Confederation country and their family members can apply for registration via ePUAP, however they still need to go to the office in order to submit a document confirming the right of residence and indicating the period for which the foreigner is allowed to legally stay in the Republic of Poland.

  1.  AT THE OFFICE
  1. Download, print and complete the form: "Temporary residence application”.
  2. Remember to include:
    1. an identity document (described in the required documents under points 2 – 4).
    2. a document confirming the legal title to the premises for inspection (original).
  3. Go to the Administration & Civil Affairs Department Delegation in any district of Warsaw and register for temporary residence. You can book an appointment at the office through the City of Warsaw's Appointment Booking System (click on the link rezerwacje.um.warszawa.pl).
  4. You will receive a certificate of temporary residence upon request.

Under this link you can check your rights related to the processing of your personal data in this matter in view of GDPR provisions.

Documents required

  1. Completed and signed form "Temporary Residence application" (a separate one for each person registering, including a child) - containing confirmation of the person's residence made by the owner or other entity holding a legal title to the premises in the form of a legible signature with the date of its submission.
  2. The foreigner shall present a visa, and if the foreigner’s entry to the country was based on an agreement providing for the waiver or limitation of the requirement to hold a visa or the foreigner is staying in the Republic of Poland pursuant to Article 108(1)(2) or Article 206(1)(2) of the Act of 12 December 2013 on foreigners (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 35, consolidated text) or on the basis of a stamp affixed in the travel document which confirms the submission of an application for a residence permit for a long-term resident of the European Union - a travel document, a temporary certificate of identity of the foreigner, a residence card, the permit for tolerated stay or the temporary residence permit, a permanent residence permit, a residence permit for a long-term resident of the European Union or a decision on granting refugee status in the Republic of Poland, on granting subsidiary protection in the Republic of Poland, a residence permit for humanitarian reasons or a permit for tolerated stay.
  3. A foreigner who is a citizen of a European Union Member State, a citizen of a Member State of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - a Party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or a citizen of the Swiss Confederation presents a valid travel document or other document confirming their identity and citizenship as well as a valid document confirming the right of permanent residence or a certificate of registration of residence of a European Union citizen or, in the lack of a certificate, a statement of residence registration in the Republic of Poland.
  4. A family member of a citizen being a European Union member state national, a citizen of a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or a citizen of the Swiss Confederation who is not a national of the above-mentioned states, presents a valid travel document and a valid permanent residence card of a European Union citizen's family member or a valid residence card of a European Union citizen's family member.
  5. A document confirming the legal title to the premises, i.e. one of the following: a civil-law agreement, an extract from the land and mortgage register, an administrative decision, a court ruling or other document confirming the legal title to the premises (in the original for inspection).
  6. In the case of registration by an attorney-in-fact, please also include:
    1. a written power of attorney to register residence,
    2. ID card or a valid passport of the attorney-in-fact.

Fees

  1. There is no fee for residence registration.
  2. PLN 17 - stamp duty for issuing the certificate.
  3. The fee should be paid via a bank transfer to the account of the Taxpayer Service Centre 21 1030 1508 0000 0005 5000 0070 or directly at the district office cash desk.

Where to submit and collect

Unit in charge

Time limit for reply

As soon as possible.

Appeal procedure

None – material and technical action.

Notes

  1. In the case of a change of the place of temporary residence, it is not required to de-register from the previous place of temporary residence. This may be done while reporting the new temporary place of residence.
  2. The obligation to register for a person who does not have a full legal capacity to act is performed by their statutory representative or other person who has actual custody over them in the place of their joint residence.
  3. A foreigner who is a citizen of a European Union Member State, a citizen of a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or a citizen of the Swiss Confederation, as well as a family member of such a foreigner residing in the Republic of Poland, is obligated to register in the place of permanent residence no later than on the 30th day after the arrival in that place.
  4. A foreigner who is not a citizen of the states listed in point 3 nor a family member of a citizen of those states staying in the Republic of Poland shall be obligated to register in the place of permanent residence no later than on the 4th day counting from the day of arrival in that place, unless their stay in the Republic of Poland does not exceed 30 days.
  5. The temporary residence at the specified address declared by the foreigner specified in point 4 may not exceed the period during which the foreigner may legally reside in the Republic of Poland, in accordance with the document confirming their right of residence.
  6. Registration at the place of temporary residence may be effected through an attorney-in-fact holding a power of attorney granted in the form referred to in Article 33 (2) of the Act of 14 June 1960 - Code of Administrative Procedure, after the attorney presents his/her identity card or a passport.
  7. A person reporting temporary residence may receive a registration certificate at their request. The certificate is valid until the place of registration is changed, but not longer than until the expiry of the registration.

Legal basis


Permanent residence registration of foreigners and citizens of European Union Member States and their family members

Polish translationRussian translationUkrainian translation

 

 

If you are a foreigner and you have settled in Poland permanently, please register.

Find out how to do it. There are two ways provided for in the regulations.

Step by step

 I. ONLINE

Settle your case via the Moja Warszawa municipal e-services portal using your trusted profile. This is also where you will find services carried out by ePUAP. 

If you want to submit a form via ePUAP, you need a trusted profile (eGo). It enables you to confirm your identity. The idea is that nobody can unlawfully use your name. Find out how to set up your trusted profile.

REGISTER (active button redirecting to the ePUAP login page).

Foreigners who are not citizens of an EU, EFTA or Swiss Confederation country and their family members can apply for registration via ePUAP, however they still need to go to the office in order to submit a document confirming the right of residence and indicating the period for which the foreigner is allowed to legally stay in the Republic of Poland.

 II. AT THE OFFICE

  1. Download, print and complete the form: "Permanent residence application”.
  2. Remember to include:
    1. an identity document (described in the required documents under points 2-4).
    2. a document confirming the legal title to the premises for inspection (original).
  3. Go to the Administration & Civil Affairs Department Delegation in any district of Warsaw and register. You can book an appointment at the office through the City of Warsaw's Appointment Booking System (click on the link rezerwacje.um.warszawa.pl).
  4. Collect your certificate of permanent residence.

Under this link you can check your rights related to the processing of your personal data in this matter in view of GDPR provisions.

Documents required

  1. Completed and signed form "Permanent Residence application" (a separate one for each person registering, including a child) - containing confirmation of the person's residence made by the owner or other entity holding a legal title to the premises in the form of a legible signature with the date of its submission.
  2. A foreigner presents a residence card issued in relation to granting a permanent residence permit, a residence permit for a long-term EU resident, a residence permit for humanitarian reasons, subsidiary protection, or granting the refugee status in the Republic of Poland, a 'permit for tolerated stay’ document or a permanent residence permit, a long-term EU resident's residence permit, a decision on granting refugee status in the Republic of Poland, granting subsidiary protection in the Republic of Poland, a residence permit for humanitarian reasons or permit for tolerated stay.
  3. A citizen who is a family member of a European Union member state national, a citizen of a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or a citizen of the Swiss Confederation who is not a national of the above-mentioned states, presents a valid travel document and a valid permanent residence card of a European Union citizen's family member or a valid residence card of a European Union citizen's family member.
  4. A document confirming the legal title to the premises: a civil-law agreement, an extract from the land and mortgage register, an administrative decision, a court ruling or other document confirming the legal title to the premises - in the original for inspection.
  5. In the case of registration through an attorney in fact, please also include:
    1. a written power of attorney to register residence,
    2. ID card or passport of the attorney-in-fact.

Fees

There is no fee for residence registration.

Where to submit and collect

Unit in charge

Time limit for reply

As soon as possible.

Appeal procedure

None – material and technical action.

Notes

  1. In the case of a change of the place of permanent residence, it is not required to de-register from the previous place of permanent residence. Deregistration may be done while reporting the new permanent place of residence.
  2. The obligation to register for a person who does not have a full legal capacity to act is performed by their statutory representative, legal guardian or other person who has actual custody over them in the place of their joint residence.
  3. A foreigner who is a citizen of a European Union Member State, a citizen of a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or a citizen of the Swiss Confederation, as well as a family member of such a foreigner residing in the Republic of Poland, is obligated to register in the place of permanent residence no later than on the 30th day after the arrival in that place.
  4. A foreigner who is not a citizen of the states listed in point 3 nor a family member of a citizen of those states staying in the Republic of Poland shall be obligated to register in the place of permanent residence no later than on the 4th day counting from the day of arrival in that place, unless their stay in the Republic of Poland does not exceed 30 days.
  5. Registration at the place of permanent residence may be effected through an attorney-in-fact holding a power of attorney granted in the form referred to in Article 33 (2) of the Act of 14 June 1960 - Code of Administrative Procedure, after the attorney presents his/her identity card or a passport.
  6. A person who meets the obligation to register for permanent residence receives a registration certificate valid until the place of registration is changed.

Legal basis


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