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Common Electronic System of Population Register


This number includes data on persons registered for permanent residence or temporary stay lasting more than three months, persons applying for an identity card or passport, as well as those who need to have a PESEL numer on a groud of separate provisions. Minister of Digital Affairs is empowered to issue this number.

  • Act of 24 September 2010 on the Population Register
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2021 r. poz. 510, z późn. zm.)

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Programowania, Koordynacji Badań i Rejestrów