In Polish law there are strict limitations on background checks. An employer may require an applicant to provide the following personal data only: name(s) and surname, names of parents, date of birth, place of residence (mailing address), education and employment record. Personal data is provided to an employer in the form of a statement issued by the person whose data is provided. An employer may require the relevant documentation to confirm personal data of the persons. Employer may require the provision of personal data other than the data specified above pursuant to separate regulations only.