Getting a driving licence in the EU – Poland
Conditions for obtaining a driving licence in Poland
Driving instruction and the driving test
Driving instruction for persons seeking to obtain a driving licence comprises:
- a theoretical component, which is optional if the person has passed the theory test forming part of the State examination for obtaining a driving licence. Otherwise, the theoretical component is mandatory;
- a practical component, which is mandatory.
Instruction is organised by driving instruction centres.
You must pass a theory test and a practical examination organised at your local Provincial Road Traffic Centre (Wojewódzki Ośrodek Ruchu Drogowego).
The minimum age at which a driving licence may be obtained is:
|Category A1 (up to 125 cc)||16 years|
|Category A2 (up to 35 kW)||18 years|
|Category A (more than 35 kW)||24 years (20 years if the person has held a category A2 driving licence for at least 2 years)|
|Category B (passenger cars)||18 years|
Fitness to drive - Medical examination
If you wish to renew a driving licence issued in an EU country, you do not have to undergo a new medical examination.