PESEL (Universal Electronic System for Registration of the Population) is the national identification number used in Poland since 1979. It always has 11 digits, identifies just one person and cannot be changed to another one.

In 2018, the PESEL number become an identifier necessary for tax settlements of foreigners. This means that in contract with the tax administration they can’t use the NIP number.

Pursuant to Article 7 of the Act 1 item 3 of the Civil Registration Act all foreigner staying in Poland longer then 30 days must register and have a PESEL number.

You can register in Urząd Dzielnicy Śródmieście on Nowogrodzka 43 street.
All what you need to register your staying in Poland:
– contract for the rental apartment
– form EL/ZC/1 (download here or at the reception)
– Passport or ID Card (EU, EEA or CH citizen)
– If you are outside of EU, EEA or Switzerland bring your Visa or residence card

If you don’t have contract of apartment , you still must have PESEL number.
You can do it in Urząd Dzielnicy Mokotów on Rakowiecka 25/27 Street.
What do you need for it:
– employment contract
– EL/W/1 form (download here at the reception)
– Passport or ID Card (EU, EEA or CH citizen)
– If you are outside of EU, EEA or Switzerland bring your Visa or residence card

You can find guide how to fill form EL/W/1 here.

If you have received PESEL number recently or you somehow forgotten to report it to me, please do it immediately to marko.omelyash@teleperformance.com or via WhatsApp 0048887830139

If you speak Polish you can apply using Profil Zaufany, more information on:
https://obywatel.gov.pl/meldunek/zamelduj-sie-na-pobyt-czasowy-dla-cudzoziemcow/