Before making an appointment with the Notary, it is advisable to make a preliminary visit to find out that what you need indeed requires the form of a notarial deed, then to obtain a list of documents that will be necessary to draw up a proper notarial deed, and to inquire about notarial costs.

We will gladly answer your questions about various notarial services, free of charge, also in English.

In accordance with the Act of 14 February 1991 the Law on Notaries (Journal of Laws 2014 item 164, as amended), a Notary performs acts that are either required by law or which the parties wish to have drawn up in the form of a notarial deed. The different acts are set forth in art. 79 of the Act and in other provisions thereof, in accordance with which the Notary:

  1. draws up notarial deeds, including:
    a) agreements of:
    – sale,
    – exchange,
    – loan,
    – donation,
    – property transfer,
    – for pensions,
    – division of one’s estate,
    – for removal of shared ownership,
    – establishing mortgage,
    – establishing a personal, land, and transmission easement,
    – establishing a perpetual usufruct,
    – developers agreements,
    – establishing a separate ownership of premises,
    – company deeds (in commercial or civil law),
    – marriage contracts,
    – for division of joint assets,
    – lease,
    – preliminary agreements,
    – other agreements transferring ownership to real estate and other property rights,
    b) settlement agreements,
    c) deeds establishing foundations, associations, housing cooperatives, and other legal persons,
    d) power of attorneys,
    e) testaments and statements on revoking testaments,
    f) submission to enforcement deeds.
  2. draws up deeds of succession confirmation,
  3. undertakes acts concerning the European succession confirmation,
  4. certifies:
    a) authenticity of signatures or fingerprint of an illiterate person or of a person who is unable to write,
    b) true copies, excerpts, or photocopies of the submitted documents,
    c) the time and date of presenting of documents,
    d) pthat a person is alive or that a person was present in a place,
  5. serves statements,
  6. draws up minutes, including minutes of a shareholders’ meeting of a limited liability company, minutes of a general assembly of a company’s stock shareholders; general meetings of housing associations; minutes of partners in other companies and legal persons and the governing bodies thereof (boards of management, supervisory boards, or review panels),
  7. draws up protests of bills of exchange and cheques,
  8. Accepts to notarial deposit: cash, securities, documents, data sored on computer storage media as referred to in the regulations on computerization of entities performing public tasks,
  9. draws up certified copies, abstracts, and other documents,
  10. at the parties’ request, draws up drafts of deeds, statements, and other documents,
  11. submits motions for registering entries in land and mortgage registers together with documents that form legal grounds for such registrations,
  12. performs other acts arising out of separate provisions of law.