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How to pay a drinking fine in Poland?


WhenInPoland 1 | -
14 Apr 2017  #1
Hi all, so I recently visited Poland, upon a night out I ended up drinking too much and fell asleep whilst outside.
The Police came along and put me into holding for the night, however upon release I was given an invoice of 299,98Zl but the invoice is in complete Polish and no English which is very confusing.

It was never explained to me how to pay or what it even meant as the language barrier wasn't very good. I am now back in the UK and have no idea where or how to pay this fine.

Any help would be very appreciated as I am not sure what to do and I do not want it to affect me when I next take a trip to Poland in the future.

Thanks in advance.

Jason
peter_olsztyn 6 | 1,098
14 Apr 2017  #2
On invoice should ba a long account number in IBAN format PL 12 1111 2222 3333 4444 5555 6666 as reference you should put RACHUNEK NR ..... line. Do a money transfer. Print a confirmation. You have 14 days.
terri 1 | 1,616
15 Apr 2017  #3
If you do not pay, your name will go on a list which means that you will never be allowed to enter Poland (you will be arrested on the spot. Your name will go to the British authorities and they will take the appropriate action. If you do not pay in time, interest will be added on every day.
Marsupial - | 888
15 Apr 2017  #4
It's easier just to.pay that tiny amount.


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