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PESEL is the Universal Electronic System for Registration of the Population i.a.:

  • surname and first names, family name, earlier surnames and names;
  • names and family names of parents;
  •  date and place of birth;
  •  sex;
  • citizenship(  date of acquisition of Polish citizenship, date of loss of Polish citizenship);
  • birth certificate number and the designation of civil registry office;
  • marital status;
  • name and family name of the spouse and spouse's PESEL number, etc.

A PESEL number is an identification number of a person.