The Electronic Service of Documents Act (“ESDA”) is coming into force on 5 October 2021 after the initial commencement has been postponed from 1 July 2021.
ESDA will replace service of documents by traditional mail operated by the designated public operator with registered electronic service. This procedure will have to be followed by various entities, including businesses registered in the KRS (commercial companies and partnerships) or in the CEiDG (sole traders). Individuals not in business will be allowed but not required to use the procedure.
1. Commercial companies/partnerships registered in the KRS before 5 July 2022 must create an electronic service address until 30 September 2022:
2. For commercial companies/partnerships incorporated on or after 5 July 2022:
3. Sole traders (individuals in business):
ESDA provides for staggered dates for the commencement of the electronic service requirements, for example:
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