Attaining Polish Citizenship

If you are considering trying to attain Polish citizenship, you may want to read this:

The Repatriation Act of 9 November 2000


Article 5.1. A person of Polish extraction in the meaning of this act shall be a person declaring Polish nationality and meeting jointly the following conditions:
1) at least one of the person’s parents or grandparents or two great grandparents were of Polish nationality…

Warning: some apparently reputable companies will attempt to have you pay as much as US$5000.00, even if you already have the needed documents!

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