Notary deposit

Notary deposit

In connection with a notarial action performed in the notary's office, a notary public has the right to accept, for safekeeping, securities or money in Polish or foreign currency, in order to deliver them to the person indicated or to the person’s legal successor. The subject of the deposit may also be all kinds of documents, also in closed envelopes.

The notary public draws up a report on the deposit receipt.

At the time of drawing up of a report on the deposit receipt, the funds must be credited to the notary's bank account.

Required information:

  • particulars of the person submitting securities, money or documents for deposit:
  • in the case of natural persons: first name, surname, parents’ first names, identity card’s series, number and validity date, Polish Resident Identification Number (PESEL), residence address,
  • in the case of legal persons: company name, particulars of the representatives, number of entry into the National Court Register (KRS), Tax Identification Number (NIP), Polish Business Registry Number (REGON), registered address,
  • valuation of the securities or the amount of money put on deposit,
  • the document being the subject of the deposit,
  • information about who and under what conditions the deposit shall be released to.

Required documents:

  • identity card or passport.

The costs of accepting money for deposit:

  • The notarial fee for preparation of a deposit receipt report amounts to PLN 50 net (PLN 61.50 gross), whereas the notarial fee for storage of a document amounts to PLN 20 net (PLN 24.60 gross) for each started month per each document,
  • Notarial fee for excerpts amounts to PLN 6 net (PLN 7.38 gross) for each started page.

Declaration of Submission to Enforcement

Declaration of submission to enforcement

Voluntary submission to enforcement allows you to obtain an enforcement order without the need to initiate a court dispute in legal proceedings. In non-litigious proceedings one can apply for declaring a notarial deed enforceable in order to initiate enforcement against a debtor. Non-litigious proceedings are much shorter and much less costly than ordinary court proceedings.

Required information:

  • Particulars of the person making the declaration:
  • in the case of natural persons: first name, surname, parents’ first names, identity card’s series, number and validity date, Polish Resident Identification Number (PESEL), residence address,
  • in the case of legal persons: company name, particulars of the representatives, number of entry into the National Court Register (KRS), Tax Identification Number (NIP), Polish Business Registry Number (REGON), registered address.

Required documents:

  • identity card or passport,
  • a document that the obligation to submit to enforcement results from.

Costs:

1. Each time the notarial fee is determined individually.

The maximum rates are provided for in the Regulation of the Minister of Justice of June 28, 2004 on the maximum rates of notarial fees.

2. Notarial fee for excerpts amounts to PLN 6 net (PLN 7.38 gross) for each started page.

Declaration of submission to enforcement under an occasional lease agreement

Declaration of submission to enforcement under an occasional lease agreement

Occasional lease is an institution protecting the landlord's property right. An occasional lease agreement should be understood as a lease agreement for premises serving to satisfy housing needs, concluded for a fixed period of time but not longer than 10 years. As a party to the agreement, a lessee of residential premises submits a declaration of submission to enforcement and undertakes to vacate and hand the premises over on the basis of the lease agreement on the date set by the landlord.

Required information

  • particulars of the lessee: first name, surname, parents’ first names, identity card’s series, number and validity date, Polish Resident Identification Number (PESEL), residence address,
  • dla osób prawnych: firma, dane przedstawicieli, KRS, NIP, REGON, adres siedziby.

Required documents::

  • identity card or passport,
  • occasional lease agreement,
  • a statement of a third party (or the lessee, if he/she is the owner of other residential premises) indicating the address of the premises where the lessee will be able to live if he/she is requested to vacate and hand the premises over.

Costs:

1. Notarial fee amounts to PLN 280 net (PLN 340.40 gross).

2. Notarial fee for excerpts amounts to PLN 6 net (PLN 7.38 gross) for each started page.

 

Certification of a document as true to the original

Certification of a document as true to the original

A document certification as true to the original makes it possible to use the document in various places at the same time. Each copy certified by a notary public as true to the original has the force of an authentic instrument.

Required documents::

  • identity card or passport,,
  • Original document the copy of which is to be certified..

Costs:

Notarial fee for certifying that a given document is true to the original is PLN 6 net (PLN 7.38 gross) for each page of the certification.

Signature certification

Signature certification

Notary public may certify a signature of a specific person, when the regulations require that a legal action be performed in such a form (e.g. sale of shares in a company). The document under which the notary public will certify the signature must be prepared by the client in advance, however, the signature itself may only be affixed in the presence of a notary public.

Required documents:

  • identity card or passport,
  • the document to be signed.

Costs:

Notarial fee for certifying authenticity of a signature or fingerprint of an illiterate person or somebody who is unable to write amounts to:

  • in documents, if the subject is marked with a sum of money - 1/10 of the maximum rate that would be due if the document were drawn up in the form of a notarial deed, but not more than PLN 300 net (PLN 369 gross),
  • in powers of attorney and other documents - PLN 20 net (PLN 24.60 gross).

Granting of a power of attorney

Granting of a power of attorney

A power of attorney is a declaration of will enabling one to act on someone else's behalf. When granting a power of attorney before a notary public, only the person intending to grant a power of attorney must be present.

Required information:

  • dane osoby, która chce udzielić pełnomocnictwa:
    • in the case of natural persons: - first name, - surname, parents’ first names, - identity card’s series, number and validity date, - Polish Resident Identification Number (PESEL), - marital status, - excerpt of a notarial deed documenting an agreement on marital property (if marriage of the party to the agreement is governed by a contractual marital property regime), - residence address,
    • in the case of legal persons: - company, - particulars of the representatives, - number of entry into the National Court Register (KRS), - Tax Identification Number (NIP), - Polish Business Registry Number (REGON), -registered address,
  • particulars of the person to be appointed as a proxy: first name, surname, parents' names, Polish Resident Identification Number (PESEL), residence address,.
  • activities for which the power of attorney is to be granted.

Required documents:

  • ID card or passport of the person intending to grant a power of attorney

Costs:

  • Notarial fee for drawing up of a notarial deed documenting a power of attorney to perform one activity amounts to PLN 30 net (PLN 36.90 gross), while in the case of actions containing authorization to perform more than one activity it amounts to PLN 100 net (PLN 123 gross),
  • Notarial fee for excerpts amounts to PLN 6 net (PLN 7.38 gross) for each started page.