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Companies and corporate law: New rules for the Trusted Profile

Companies and corporate law: New rules for the Trusted Profile

The Trusted Profile is a free method of confirming the user's identity (citizen or foreigner with a PESEL number) in electronic government systems. Through this service, the user can place a trusted signature on documents, including financial statements of the company, and send them electronically to the address of public administration offices. 

Traditionally setting up a Trusted Profile required having a bank account in one of the designated banks or visiting the selected branch in person. Currently, it is also possible to apply for a Trusted Profile online and confirm one's identity during a conversation with an official with the use of Microsoft Teams application.

 Trusted Profile created by using videoconferencing will be valid for 3 years, so longer than assumed so far. It is possible to renew the Trusted Profile online for the subsequent period.  

Having a Trusted Profile can be especially helpful for board members with a PESEL number who are obliged to meet the reporting obligations of the companies they manage.



Aleksandra Walas

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