The Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression is the main institution dealing with the matters of Veterans of struggles for independence and Victims of Oppression in Poland. The Office's functions and resposibilities have been defined in legal acts establishing the special status of beneficiaries of the Veterans' law. It's main tasks consist of:

  • awarding the status of Veteran struggles for independence, Victim of Oppression and person deported to perform forced labor
  • providing the Veterans and Victims of Oppression with help, special care and proper respect
  • spreading the tradition of struggles for independence of Poland

About the Office

Office Departments

Information Point
Room N041
Entrance from 3/5 Żurawia Street

  • Monday - 8.15-13.00, 13.30-18.00
  • Tuesday - Friday - 8.15-13.00, 13.30-16.15
Phone: (+48) 22-661-81-29, (+48) 22-661-87-06

Office of the Head of the Office
Head: Jacek Polańczyk
Phone: (+48) 22-661-86-93

Director General
Andrzej Bida
Phone: (+48) 22-661-86-16, (+48) 22-661-86-17,
Fax: (+48) 22-661-86-76

Office of the Director General
Head: Tomasz Lis
Phone: (+48) 22-661-86-16

Head Accountant: Zdzisława Gozdan
Phone: (+48) 22-661-89-89, (+48) 22-661-89-88

Department of Relationships with Associations and Records
Head: Monika Kalinowska
Phone: (+48) 22-661-87-51

Deputy Head: Michał Frydrychowicz
Phone: (+48) 22-661-86-18

Department of Celebrations
Deputy Head: colonel qualified Zbigniew Krzywosz
Phone: (+48) 22-661-87-81