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The person applying for nostrification of certificate shall submit the following documents in the school superintendent office:

  1. Application form to perform nostrification procedure,

  2. Original school certificate or its duplicate, attested by a consul of the Republic of Poland who is at the office in the country in which the subjected document has been issued with the reservation of § 14, section 2 and 3 of the Decree (see also: instruction),

  3. Declaration that the submitted certificate has not been so far a subject of nostrification procedure in Poland,

  4. In case of applying for recognition of school completion certificate or secondary school certificate obtained abroad as equal to Polish secondary school certificate - a statutory declaration confirming that the subjected certificate entitles the holder to apply for admission to university studies of any kind of university studies in the country within which education system the institution issuing the certificate operates (if in the certificate there is no comment stating such entitlement). Such statutory declaration can be issued by:

    • education authorities of the country, within which education system the certificate has been issued, or

    • accredited on the territory of the Republic of Poland diplomatic representation or consulate office of the country within which education system the certificate has been issued , or

    • a consul of the Republic of Poland being at the office in the country within which education system the certificate has been issued;

  5. Translation into Polish of the certificate and related documents made in foreign language, made by:

    • sworn translator enrolled on the list of sworn translators managed by the Ministry of Justice, or

    • consul of the Republic of Poland being at the office in country in which education system the subjected document has been issued.

  6. In case the Applicant is not the person for whom the certificate has been issued - an authorization given by the owner of the certificate.