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Notification of an intention to provide employment agency services to a foreign entity

A foreign entrepreneur who wants to run an employment agency or personnel consulting agency in Poland must first submit a notification to the competent Marshal's Office. Details can be found in the description below.

How to proceed

This procedure can be completed:

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

Complete this procedure online via portal praca.gov.pl

What you should know and who can use this service

Foreign entrepreneurs who runa an agency of:

  • job matching,
  • personnel consultancy,
  • career counselling or
  • temporary work 

may also provide such services in Poland.

*Entrepreneur from:

  • Member States of the European Union
  • Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein
  • countries exercising their freedom to provide services on the basis of agreements concluded with the EU

When you should complete this procedure

A notification is submitted before the commencement of the activity in Poland

Where you can complete this procedure

You can complete this procedure at:

  • Marshal Offices

Apply to:

  • the Marshal of the voivodship competent for the place where the service is provided
  • Marshal of the voivodeship of your choice - if the planned place of service provision is located in at least two voivodships
  • Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship - if it is impossible to determine the planned place of provision of the service on the territory of Poland
Aby dowiedzieć się gdzie zrealizować usługę, podaj miejsce wykonywania działalności.

What to do step by step

  1. Submission of a notification of an intention to provide employment agency services

1. An entrepreneur who intends to commence the activity of an employment agency in the territory of the Republic of Poland submits a notification to the Marshal of the Voivodeship competent for the place of the provision of services. If it is impossible to determine the basic place of the provision of services in the territory of Poland, the notification should be submitted to the Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship.

2. The notification may also be submitted in electronic form.

Documents

You can submit a document as:
Oryginał
Additional information

Zawiadomienie powinno zawierać: nazwę państwa pochodzenia przedsiębiorcy, oznaczenie przedsiębiorcy oraz jego siedzibę, przybliżone miejsce i termin wykonywania usług, rodzaj świadczonych usług na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej.

You can submit a document as:
Oryginał

Time limit

A notification is submitted before the commencement of the activity in Poland

  1. The office will accept your notification

Once the notification has been accepted, the foreign entrepreneur may start business.

How much you will have to pay

The service is free of charge

How long you will have to wait

An entrepreneur can commence the activity after submitting a notification.

Good to know

Inform the Marshal of the voivodeship that:

  • you stop conducting business
  • one of the information in the notification has changed

You have 14 days to provide information, counting from the date of business closure or change of any of the data.

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