Registration of a general partnership in the National Court Register

Decision waiting time

A general partnership does not have legal personality, but it does have legal capacity. When you want to set up a general partnership, you need to obtain an entry in the Register of Entrepreneurs in the National Court Register. Read the article till the end to find out what registration of general partnership in KRS is about.

Manner of submission and required documents

Registration of a general partnership in the National Court Register takes place on the basis of an application. You can submit an application for its establishment in two ways:

online – on a form made available on the website of the Ministry of Justice
traditionally – by mail or in person – to the district court (commercial court) competent for the place of residence or registered office of the entity applying for entry by means of an official form KRS-W1.

In addition to the completed form, forms and attachments should be attached:

  • KRS-WM – subject of activity,
  • KRS-WB – partners in a general partnership,
  • KRS-WK – partners entitled to represent the company,
  • KRS-WL – proxies – if appointed,
  • KRS-WA – branches, field organizational units – if created by the company,
  • Articles of association,
  • list of shareholders with their addresses (addresses for service),
  • evidence of payment of fees.

Registration of a general partnership in the National Court Register – Cost

Fees that are required when filing a traditional application for the formation of a general partnership:

  • PLN 500 – court fee for entry in the KRS,
  • PLN 100 – a fee for announcing an entry in Monitor Sądowy i Gospodarczy.

You may pay these fees:

  • in cash at the court’s cash desk,
  • cashless – by transferring money to the court account or through the e-Payment system,
  • court fee e-signs.

Remember, the method of payment at a particular court is determined by its president. So check what rules apply in the court where you are going to file.

When you register a company online, you have to pay fees:

  • PLN 250 – court fee for entry in the National Court Register,
  • PLN 100 – a fee for announcing an entry in Monitor Sądowy i Gospodarczy.
Registration of a partnership in the National Court Register

Waiting time for a decision

The court considers a case concerning an entry in the National Court Register in a nonprocedural proceeding. It has no more than 7 days from the date the application is received. If the application is filed electronically, the court considers it within 1 day of its receipt. If the proceedings result in a decision that there is no entry in the register, you have 14 days to appeal to the county court.

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