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Update of the entry in CEIDG

Are you a sole trader and your data have changed? Remember to update your entry in the Central Register and Information on Economic Activity (CEIDG) where your business is registered.

How to proceed

This procedure can be completed:

  • at an office
  • by post
  • electronically
Complete the procedure online

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What you should know and who can use this service

When registering your business in CEIDG you give various information that identify you as an entrepreneur. Such information may change over time. For instance, you may decide to change the area of your business activity, you may change your surname or switch from a fixed place of business to mobile work. In such cases, you need to update your data in CEIDG.

When you should complete this procedure

The following changes need to be reported immediately and no later than on the next working day after the change:

Where you can complete this procedure

You can complete this procedure at:

  • city/town or commune (gmina) offices
  • district offices of the capital city of Warsaw
  • cities with poviat status

The application to update your data in CEIDG may be submitted online. However, if you wish to handle this matter in person, visit any city/town or commune (gmina) office. At an office you can sign an electronic application which you have filled in on the CEIDG website, or you can submit the application on paper. In order to find the office closest to you, enter your city/town/village. In order to find the office where you can handle this matter, enter a location.

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What to do step by step

  1. Choose how to submit your application – you have 5 options

  • Submit your application online without visiting the office

It will be most convenient to prepare and sign the application online. Click on the “Handle online” button which will redirect you to the CEIDG website. Create an account on the CEIDG website, fill in the form and sign it electronically through online banking, the Trusted Profile or with a secure electronic signature.

Note! If you do not have an account on the CEIDG website, follow the registration steps described in the instructions.

  • Fill in the application online and submit it at the office

If you do not want to sign the application electronically, you may fill in the application online on the CEIDG website and then sign it in person at the office. In order to fill in the application online you do not need to register on the CEIDG website - you may do this anonymously.

After filling in the application on the CEIDG website you do not need to print it out. Just remember the code (application number) that will appear on the CEIDG website once the application is filled in. You will need to give this code at the office. At the office a clerk will find your CEIDG online application using the code. The application will be printed out for you and once you sign it, the clerk will approve it in the system. The address and contact data of your closest city/town or commune (gmina) office may be found here.

  • Prepare the application to update your data in CEIDG over the phone

You may also prepare the application to update your data in CEIDG over the phone. In order to do that, call the Help Centre (801 055 088 or 22 765 67 32). A consultant will help you fill in the application. After the call, you will receive an SMS with a code (application number). You will need to give the code at the office. The clerk will print out your application for you to sign. The address and contact data of your closest city/town or commune (gmina) office may be found here.

  • Submit the application in person

You may also submit the application on paper at the city/town or commune (gmina) office. You will be given the appropriate form. If you wish to fill it in beforehand, you may download it from the CEIDG website, print it out, sign and submit at an office. The address and contact data of your closest city/town or commune (gmina) office may be found here.

The clerk will confirm the receipt of your application and enter the data from your application in the CEIDG system on the next day at the latest.

Please note! When submitting the application at the office, do not forget to have your identity document with you.

An application to update your data in CEIDG may be also submitted by an attorney-in-fact, appointed under general rules.

  • Submit the application by registered letter

The filled in application may be submitted by registered letter (if the application is sent by registered letter, it should bear the applicant’s hand-written signature certified by a notary).

Documents

Time limit

The following changes need to be reported immediately and no later than on the next working day after the change:

  1. The authority will check your application

If the application prepared or submitted by you online is incorrect, the CEIDG ICT system will notify you about this.

  1. Your business data will be updated in CEIDG

In line with the “one-stop shop” principle, CEIDG will send the information on your updated data to the tax office, GUS, ZUS/KRUS and to any registers for regulated business activity (if your activity requires a concession or a permit).

How much you will have to pay

The service is free of charge

How long you will have to wait

An entry is made at the moment of entering data in the Central Register and Information on Economic activity (CEIDG), not later than on the next working day after the date of receipt of the application for entry.

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