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Certificate of Current Professional Status and of Good Standing Status issued by Polish authorities

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The competent authority in Poland for issuing the Certificate of Current Professional Status (CCPS):

  • for doctors and dentists are the Physician and Dentist Chamber (if you are not registered as a doctor or a dentist in Poland) or appropriate regional medical chambers;
  • for pharmacists is the Polish Pharmaceutical Council;
  • for bio-medical scientists is the Bio-medical Scientists National Chamber;
  • for physiotherapists is the National Council of Physiotherapists;
  • for nurses and midwives are appropriate nurses and midwives regional chambers;
  • for other regulated medical professions is Minister of Health.

The competent authority in Poland for issuing the Certificate of Good Standing:

  • for doctors and dentists are the Physician and Dentist Chamber (if you are not registered as a doctor or a dentist in Poland) or appropriate regional medical chambers;
  • for pharmacists is the Polish Pharmaceutical Council;
  • for bio-medical scientists is the Bio-medical Scientists National Chamber;
  • for physiotherapists is the National Council of Physiotherapists;
  • for nurses and midwives are appropriate nurses and midwives regional chambers;
  • for other regulated medical professions is the Information Office of the National Crime Register (Biuro Informacyjne Krajowego Rejestru Karnego). The certificate stating whether there are pending proceedings at present or not concerning applicant from Poland can be obtained from the Information Office of the National Crime Register. Contact details:

BIURO INFORMACYJNE KRAJOWEGO REJESTRU KARNEGO
ul. Czerniakowska 100
00-454 Warszawa
e – mail: b-krk@ms.gov.pl
telephone: + 48 22 39 76 495
fax: +48 22 39 76 158

If you want to apply to the Minister of Health for the CCPS you have to:

  • write an application (please note that it must be signed by the applicant);
  • attached the diploma with its supplement in Polish;
  • if you have change your name or last name you have to present us with the document confirming the change;
  • proof of charge payment. The charge is 60,00 PLN, which is to be paid on the following account:

 

MINISTERSTWO ZDROWIA
ul. Miodowa 15, 00-952 Warszawa,
69 1010 1010 0013 1322 3100 0000
swift code: NBPLPLPW

IBAN: PL 69 1010 1010 0013 1322 3100 0000
Title: opłata za zaświadczenie

 

You have to send your application with enclosed aforementioned documents at the following address:

MINISTERSTWO ZDROWIA
Departament Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego
ul. Miodowa 15
00-952 Warszawa.

The Minister of Health has 7 days for issuing the CCPS. Please note that it is not possible to have it issued on the spot even if you apply in person.

Please note that we accept only the original documents or those confirm as true copies (your university can confirm the copies as true copies). In case of proof of charge payment if you transfer the money via internet, you will have to present us the print confirmation of the transfer. Apart from proof of charge payment, all original documents that you enclose to the application will be returned to you by post upon completion of the procedure at the address you indicate on your application.

We kindly remind that on the Polish diploma issued by the medical university there is a place for a signature of the diploma holder (just under the picture). Please check before applying that you present us with the diploma bearing the signature of the diploma holder. A diploma that is not signed by its holder for the proceeding purposes is considered as not valid.


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The Ministry of Health is an office of government administration serving the Minister of Health.

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