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Poland - Exchange Foreign Driving License

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  1. You will need to submit his state/national license to the local licensing office.
  2. You will be required to pass a written examination.
  3. Pay the fees

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Required Documents[edit]

  1. an application for exchange of a drivers license.
  2. a receipt for the drivers license issuance fee.
  3. a sample signature.
  4. a photograph.
  5. an authorized translation of the U.S. State drivers license.
  6. a photocopy of the State drivers license

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Please list down the office locations that can be approched for applying. External links can also be used specifying office locations.

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The rule is that a foreigner can exchange a driving license after 180 days of stay in Poland.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents which can be used by people who would like to follow this procedure.    

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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents which would help other people who would like to follow this procedure.    

Processing Time[edit]

2 to a few weeks(depends from the country where the driving license was issued).

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 

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  • In order to drive in Poland, foreign nationals must have either an international driving permit or a Polish national drivers licenseor their national driver's license without an IDP is insufficient.
  • In particular cases there is a necessity to pass a theory test in Poland if the country which issued a driving license is not a party of the Vienna Convention or if the country do not have signed an agreement with Poland concerned a recognition of driving licenses.
  • If a foreign driving license was issued on the definite period of time it might be a necessity to conduct medical examination for exchanging a driving license to polish.
  • After exchanging a foreign driving license to polish the original document is keeping in the Office.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

Following procedure provides you information about exchanging your foregin driving license to a Polish driving license.

Information which might help[edit]

Enter other informations which might help

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Place some external links which might help

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More information which might help people.