outreach Polish Consulate in Halifax


The passport consular session date in Halifax has not been confirmed yet by the Consulate General in Montreal. Once this date has been confirmed, it will be announced on this website and an email will be sent to everybody on my email contact list. Please be advised that the session in Halifax will be dealing only with passport matters. If you would like to attend the session, please contact the Consulate General in Montreal at montreal.info@msz.gov.pl and copy the message at polishconsulhalifax@gmail.com.

If you would like to meet with the Consul on other matters, not related to passport, you should contact the Consulate General in Montreal at montreal.info@msz.gov.pl as soon as possible to determine the requirements for your specific case.


This number is required for the passport application. The application can be mailed to the Consulate General of Poland in Montreal or it can be submitted during the scheduled consular outreach session in Halifax.

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You no longer need to fill out the paper application. Your passport application will be filed electronically by the Consul General during your consular session visit and you will need to confirm that the data is correct by placing your signature on a signature pad.

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Procedures to obtain confirmation of posession or loss of polish citizenship, granting polish citizenship to a foreigner, restoration or renunciation of polish citizenship.

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Procedures for legalization of documents, document translation, signature authorization, inheritance, granting power of attorney, obtaining a certificate of criminal record, shipment of human remains to Poland and more.

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How to apply for a visa, visa types, required documentation and visa application.

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The House of Commons recognized the month of May as Polish Heritage Month in Canada.
On February 7, 2024, the House of Commons recognized the significant contributions Polish Canadians have made to Canadian society, economy, politics, and culture. From now on, May 3 of every year shall be the Polish Constitution Day, and the month of May, every year, the Polish Heritage Month.
For more information visit https://www.gov.pl/web/canada-en/polish-heritage-month-in-canada

The month of September was recognized as Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month.
In October 2019, the Nova Scotia House of Assembly unanimously passed a resolution to recognize every September going forward as Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month. The purpose of the month is to raise awareness of the history, culture, achievements and aspirations of Nova Scotians of Polish heritage, and to provide inclusive and welcoming opportunities to share Polish Nova Scotian heritage with all Nova Scotians. Each year two statements are issued by the Premier of Nova Scotia and the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal award received on November 24, 2022
The Honourable Arthur LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia awards the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for demonstration of deep committment to service and enhancing Nova Scotia’s relationship with the world, along with aiding residents and visitors from Poland to Nova Scotia. Pictures

Unveiling of Polish plague in Dieppe, New Brunswick on August 21, 2022   (Pictures)
The Dieppe Military Veterans’ Association and the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Canada held the ceremony to commemorate August 19, 1942 “Dieppe Raid“ operation in Dieppe France. During the ceremony a commemorative plaque was unveiled to recognize participation of Polish Navy ship ORP “Ślązak” in rescue operation of 85 Canadian soldiers at Dieppe beaches. The Polish official delegation consisted of the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Canada H.E . Witold Dzielski, Inspector of Polish Navy Vice Admiral Jaroslaw Ziemiański, Defense Attaché in Canada Capt. Krzysztof Ksiazek, Consul of the Republic of Poland in Ottawa Natalia Kubik, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland in Halifax Jan Skora, Deputy President of the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN), Karol Polejowski, Director of the Office for Commemorating the Struggle and Martyrdom (IPN) Adam Siwek, Deputy Director of the International Relations Office (IPN) Agnieszka Jędrzak, President of the Polish Combatants Association in Canada Andrzej Ruta. Many members of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Polonia were also present at the ceremony. After the ceremony the Polish Ambassador awarded Hon. Consul Jan Skora with the Gold Polish Army Medal.
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The next day the Polish Delegation participated in several official meetings in Halifax. Pictures

"BENE MERITO" honorary badge awarded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland See more pictures...
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Prof. Zbigniew Rau awards an honorary badge "BENE MERITO" to Honorary Consul Jan Skora for his activities that strengthen Poland's position in the international arena. The badge was presented by Dariusz Wisniewski Consul General in Montreal on Nov 5, 2021.


A Monument to honor the Polish - Canadian community has been erected in Halifax on September 16, 2018 (More about the event and pictures...)
Watch video below from Monument unveiling ceremony.