Measure Implementation

Is this measure possible in your Member State under International Judicial Cooperation?

Yes. A request for access to a criminal record is exempted from the EIO. The request regarding the exchange of information from criminal records on the basis of an Article 13 of MLA 1959 Convention should only be sent if ECRIS provides no or not sufficient information.

Legal Framework

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

EU Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA MLA 1959 Convention

Competent Authority

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

Ministry of Justice National Criminal Register

Accepted languages

Accepted languages for the request/decision

Polish, but English and French are also possible.

Execution deadline

Deadlines for the execution of the request/decision (where applicable)

No deadlines. Requests in urgent cases shall be marked as urgent.

Concise legal practical information

Special requirements

Requests on forwarding of information from the criminal records shall be presented by using the standard form provided under the ECRIS regime.

Last reviewed on 22 January 2024 by EJN Secretariat


  • Information and documents (A.20 - A.24)
  • A.24 Service of procedural documents (excl. summons)

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