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Information on the content of the will is sent by the notary holding the will or the court responsible for settling the succession. The contact details of the notary holding the will can be obtained by making a search of the Polish Register of Wills, in particular via the European Network of Registers of Wills (ENRW).
The information contained in the will, and if necessary a certified copy of the will itself, can be sent to public authorities, legal professionals responsible for settling the succession, wherever they are located, and, more generally, to any person with a legitimate interest (heirs, legatees, etc.). Evidence of this interest must be provided.
For the information contained in the will, or a certified copy, to be communicated, the will must have been opened and published in accordance with Polish law.
Certified copies of the will and of the record of opening and publication of the will are sent by post. The procedure does not provide for the transmission of the information by electronic means.