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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • FEES

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    The consular services fee can be paid in cash, by money order, cashier's check or certified check, payable to the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York (personal checks are not accepted).

     

    This is an excerpt from the table of consular fees. The complete table is available in Polish here >>

     

     

    Type of service Fee in USD
    Passport fees
    Issuing a passport 132
    Issuing a passport for a child up to 13 years old 42
    Issuing a temporary passport to a person waiting for a permanent passport 18
    Issuing a temporary passport in other cases to a person over 18 and under 70 years old 48
    Issuing a temporary passport in other cases for a child up to 13 years old 36
    Issuing a temporary passport to a person over 70 years old 0
    Issuing a passport to replace a lost passport 396
    Issuing a passport to replace a lost passport for a child under 13 years old 252
    Services concerning Polish citizenship
    Application for Polish citizenship 432
    Restoration of Polish citizenship 48
    Confirmation of Polish citizenship 96
    Renunciation of Polish citizenship 432
    Visas
    Processing of the application for a long-term national visa* 72
    Processing of the application for a short-term Schengen visa* 72
    Other services concerning foreigners
    Issuing a temporary travel document for a foreigner 36
    Certifications and permits
    Issuing a weapon transportation permit 72
    Issuing a permit for transportation of human remains 60
    Issuing other permits 36
    Authentication and notarization
    Authentication of a document 36
    Translation and authentication of a translation (per each page) 108
    Authentication of a translation (per each page) 36
    Making and certifying a copy as authentic 72
    Certifying a copy as authentic 36
    Authentication of a signature 36
    Services concerning vital records
    Marriage ceremony 600
    Registration of foreign documents in Polish vital records office* 60
    Issuing an affidavit about legal capacity for marraige 60
    Recognition of paternity 60
    Name change** 36
    Other services
    Expedited service (only some of the services can be expedited) 36
    Processing of the application for the Card of the Pole (Karta Polaka) 0

     

    * Visa fees are reduced or waived for applicants belonging to some categories, check the detailed visa information.

    ** Additional fees are charged for a translation and authentication of a document and for an authentication of a translation

     

    OTHER FEES:

     

    Passport delivery fee 18
    Please, be aware, that the Consulate is not responsible for the passport after handing it over to the delivery company. We are not responsible for the quality of services of the delivery company.

     

    FEE WAIVERS AND REDUCTIONS:



    Persons entitled to a waiver or reduction of the consular service fee must provide a relevant document verifying such a right to the Consul for inspection.

    Passport issuance is free of charge for:

     

    1. persons who, as of the date of passport application, were 70 years of age;
    2. persons residing in nursing homes or care centers or social assistance beneficiaries who receive permanent allowance, if their stay abroad is associated with long-term treatment or the need to undergo surgery;
    3. persons who have applied for a replacement passport due to technical error.


    Passport fee is reduced by 50% for:

     

    1. retirees, pensioners and disabled persons, under the Act of August 27, 1997 on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities (Journal of Laws of 2011 No. 127, Item. 721, as amended 6), and the spouses of these persons who are their sole dependents;
    2. persons residing in nursing homes or care centers or social assistance beneficiaries who receive permanent allowance;
    3. veterans and other persons who are covered under the provisions of the Act of January 24, 1991 on Combatants and Certain Persons Who Are Victims of the Repression of War and Post-war Period (Journal of Laws of 2012 Item 400);
    4. minors prior to starting compulsory education imposed by law, pupils and students up to 26 years of age.

    Passport fee is reduced for the holders of a Karta Dużej Rodziny - by 75% for children and 50% for parents.


    Passport fee is partially reduced in the event of:

     

    1. the need to change or rectify the information to be entered into the passport, referred to in Article 18 Section 1 Items 1-3, 5 and 9 of the Act of July 13, 2006 on Passport Documents (Journal of Laws of 2013 Item 268);
    2. a change in physical appearance of the passport holder, which might hinder identification;
    3. the lack of passport space for placement of a visa or stamp confirming the crossing of the border.

     

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