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Driving licence renewal and exchange – Poland

Renew your driving licence

As an EU national living in Poland, you can renew a driving licence issued in another EU country at Starost officepl (district office) for a fee of PLN 100,50.

Replace a lost driving licence

If you lose your driving licence and need a replacement, you should contact the district authoritypl (starostwo powiatowe).

To exchange a driving licence issued by another EU country, you must provide the following documents:

  • an application for a replacement driving licence;
  • proof of payment of the fee for a driving licence or permit and the registration fee;
  • a clear, recent colour photograph measuring 3.5 x 4.5 cm. You should appear in three-quarter profile with your left ear visible and without dark glasses or a head covering. Your face should be uniformly lit. People with congenital or acquired visual impairments may attach a photograph of themselves in dark glasses, and people who cover their head for religious reasons may attach a photograph of themselves wearing a head covering, provided that such a photograph features on their ID document.
  • a photocopy of your driving licence;
  • a photocopy of your residence card, visa or other document confirming your right of residence in Poland or a certificate that you have been studying there for at least six months.

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