National Electoral Commission's Information on entering in the register of voters citizens of the European Union, who are not citizens of Poland, willing to participate in elections to the European Parliament on the territory of the Republic of Poland

Warsaw, 16th, February 2009

           NATIONAL
ELECTORAL COMMISSION

National Electoral Commission's Information

on entering in the register of voters citizens of the European Union,

who are not citizens of Poland, willing to participate in elections to the European Parliament on the territory of the Republic of Poland

 

1.   In accordance with the Act of 23rd January 2004 - Election Ordinance to the European Parliament (Dz. U. Nr 25, item 219, as amended) the right to elect deputies to the European Parliament within the Republic of Poland shall have citizens of the European Union who are not citizens of Poland who: 

  •        have reached the age of at least 18 years on the day of the vote; 
  •        are not deprived of electoral rights in elections to the European Parliament in a Member State of the European Union of which he or she is a citizen; 
  •        pursuant to the law, are permanent residents of the Republic of Poland;
  •              are listed in a permanent register of voters.

2.      Citizens of the European Union who are not citizens of the Republic of Poland shall be entered in the register of voters upon his/her application to the relevant commune office with regard to his/her permanent place of residence.

  •        Applications for registration in a register of voters shall be filed no later, than 30 days after the date of the order on elections by the President of the Republic of Poland.
  •        The application shall comprise of the surname and forenames, father's name, date of birth, citizenship of Member-State of the European Union, number of passport or other identity document, the address of the voter, and the place of permanent residence.
  •              To the application shall be amended:

·      a xerox copy of a valid identity document of the applicant

·      a written declaration, in which the applicant has to state:

o        his/her citizenship and the address of permanent residence on the territory of the Republic of Poland;

o        the name of a electoral constituency or locality in a home Member State where he/she is inserted in the register of voters;

o        a declaration, stating that he/she intends to exercise his/her right to vote on the territory of the Republic of Poland only;

o       a declaration, that in a home Member State he/she has not been deprived of his/her voting rights;

o       Number and date of issue a certification of registered stay of citizen of European Union and the name of the authority, which issued the certification. If a citizen of European Union, who is not a polish citizen, does not have the citizen of European Union's certification on registered stay, but has another valid document authenticating, in accordance with the law, residence on the territory of the Republic of Poland, then gives the name of the document and the number and the date of issue and the name of the authority, which issued the document.

Documents required from citizens of the European Union which are prepared in Polish language shall be submitted together with translation into Polish language.

3.      Specimens of the application for registration in a register of voters are available in commune office and on the website of the National Electoral Office www.kbw.gov.pl

 

 

 

Chairman of the National Electoral Commission: Ferdynand Rymarz

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