Short definition

Short definition

Who is a disabled person?

The disabled – people whose physical, psychological or mental condition permanently or temporarily impedes, limits or makes it impossible to fulfill social roles and, in particular, impairs capabilities to carry out a professional activity, provided that they have obtained an appropriate medical certificate.

There are three levels of disability:

  • severe level of disability (first group)
  • moderate level of disability (second group)
  • mild level of disability (third group).

If you want to obtain a medical certificate indicating the level of disability, you should apply to an appropriate medical commission.

Those commissions are:

  • District Disability Evaluation Board and
  • Province Disability Evaluation Board (the second appeal instance). 


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