Can I use my UK driving Licence in Poland?

Is UK driving licence valid in Poland?

You can drive in Poland with your UK photocard driving licence without the need for an international driving permit. If you’re living in Poland, check the Living in Guide for information on the rules for residents.

Do I need an international drivers license to drive in Poland?

Eligibility to Drive

Perhaps you’re wondering, “does renting a car in Poland require an International Driver’s License?” The answer is yes. One needs to hold a valid EU driving license to drive in Poland.

How long can you drive a UK registered car in Poland?

Vehicles from the UK can be temporarily imported into Poland for up to six months in any period of 12 months. In order to stay on the right side of the law, the following documents should always be carried: Full, valid UK driving licence.

How do I exchange my UK driving licence for Polish?

In order to exchange your driving licence for a Polish one, you need to submit your application by post or in person to the relevant office. Depending on the place of your residence, the application should be submitted at: starost’s office (starostwo powiatowe)

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Is my UK driving Licence valid in Europe after Brexit?

Yes, most UK photocard driving licences will be valid for driving in EU member states (as well as Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) after Brexit.

Can I have EU and UK driving Licence?

If you have a valid EU/EEA licence and you are visiting Great Britain, you can drive any vehicle covered by the categories shown on your licence. Please note that someone can drive in Great Britain for only 12 months if they got their EU licence by exchanging a non-EU licence.

Can foreigners drive in Poland?

Luckily, there are a number of international conventions that cover driving overseas on a foreign driving license, and Poland is a signatory to all of them. What this means for you, is that if your country is also a signatory, you can drive in Poland for up to 6 months with an International Driving Permit.

Is driving in Poland difficult?

However, many visitors claim Poland is one of the worst places to drive in Europe. … Poland has some of the worst roads, and there are a large number of drivers who do not meet accepted European driving skill levels.

How can I get driving license in Poland?

Apply for a Polish licence

  1. You need to be a resident of Poland.
  2. You need to meet the age requirements for the category you want to obtain.
  3. You need to pass medical tests.
  4. You need to pass a theoretical and practical driving exam.

Can I drive in Poland with a UK licence after Brexit?

Will my driving licence be valid? Yes, most UK drivers are still able to use their normal driving licence to drive in EU countries. There are some exceptions and what is called an International Driving Permit (IDP) may be needed. An IDP can be bought at Post Offices for £5.50.

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Can you register right hand drive car in Poland?

The verdict delivered on 20 March 2014. The court decided that the Republic of Poland (also the Republic of Lithuania whose case was added) are breaking EU law by refusing to register right hand drive vehicles.