RULES FOR REGISTERING ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
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To be able to commence economic activity, a natural person should complete and submit the application for entry into the Central Registration and Information on Economic Activity (CEIDG).

The application for entry into CEIDG must be accompanied by the statement on the lack of prohibitions pronounced with regard the applicant, made under pain of criminal liability for making a false statement.

The entrepreneur has the right to indicate in the application for entry into CEIDG a later day of commencement of economic activity than the day of the application submission.

 Instruction on how to complete the CEIDG 1 form (polish)

 Application for entry into CEIDG

Application for a change to entry in CEIDG
 
An integral part of the application for entry into CEIDG consist in the request for:

1. entry or change to entry in the national official register of national economy entities (REGON);
2. identification or update referred to in legal provisions on registration and identification of taxpayers and withholding agents;
3. notification or change of contribution withholding agent within the meaning of legal provisions on the social insurance system, or acceptance of statement on continuing social insurance for farmers within the meaning of legal provisions on social insurance for farmers;
4. acceptance of the entrepreneur’s statement on the choice of the form of personal income taxation, or application for taxation in the form of advance payment.

With the application for entry in CEIDG, the entrepreneur may submit a registration or update notification provided for in legal provisions on goods and services tax.

The entrepreneur has the right to start economic activity on the day on which the application for entry in CEIDG is submitted.

The application for entry in CEIDG may be filed:

1. on line – using electronic signature, verified on the basis of qualified certificate, signature confirmed by means of entrusted profile at ePUAP, or personal signature referred to in legal provisions on personal identity cards, or using any other manner accepted by CEIDG that allows for definite identification of the person submitting the application and the time of submitting it;
2. in gmina office – in person or by registered mail (an application sent by registered mail should bear the handwritten signature of the applicant certified by a notary public).

If the application for entry into CEIDG is submitted in person, the gmina office verifies the identity of the entrepreneur and confirms the acceptance of the application by means of a confirmation of receipt. An applicant needs to present his/her personal identity card or other identity document.

Should the application for entry into CEIDG be incorrect:

1. if the application was submitted on line – CEIDG will immediately notify of the incorrect data in the application;
2. if the application was submitted in the gmina office – the body will immediately call for amending or supplementing the application within 7 working days.

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