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Does the regulation stipulate the detailed procedure for issuing the EEO?

No. The detailed procedure for issuing the EEO was not regulated as it was decided that the laws of the individual Member States should influence certain issues. However, the certificate is issued in accordance with the form listed in Appendix I, which constitutes a Schedule to the regulation.

What language is EEO issued in?

The certification is issued in the language in which the decision was made. If the creditor shall demand a decision issued in Poland, the court shall issue it in the Polish language.

What is the effect of assigning an EEO certificate to a decision?

The effect is that the decision is recognized and enforced in every Member Country of the European Union without the need for any further proceedings. There is no need for the recognition of such a decision, it cannot be appealed against and there is no need to determine its enforceability.

Which country's state law are enforcement proceedings subject to when it comes to decisions with EEO certifications?

A decision which has been assigned an EEO certification shall be enforceable under the laws of the State in which it is to be executed. The creditor must submit a copy of the decision to the law enforcement authority, as well as a copy of the EEO certificate, transcription of the EEO certificate as well as its translation.

Important information

Scope of application:


         Ordinance 805/2004 applies for civil and commercial matters. Sentences which may be certified with EEO include recognition of judgments, default judgments, settlements concluded before the court during the proceedings, settlements contained in the conciliation proceedings and as a result of mediation, approved by the court.

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