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Get a license in Poland

With millions of riders all over the world, Uber is a great way to make money — but first you need a license to operate as a taxi.

Get to know your licensing process with Uber

Depending on your preferences for driving with us, you can choose one of three paths. Each path will allow you to get licensed fast and easy, so you can drive with Uber without issues.

How do you want to drive with us?

  • I have a car. I want to run a business and drive as an independent driver

  • I have a car, but I don’t want to start a business

  • I don't have a car or a business

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I have a car. I want to run a business and drive as an independent driver

These are the steps you need to complete to start driving with Uber.

1. Sign up to drive with Uber

2. Collect all required documents and add them to the driver app

You'll need a list of documents to get your license.

3. Visit the Uber Licensing Center in your city

Bring all your documents and we'll help you with the licensing process. Remember to add your medical check-up to the app before going to the Licensing Center.

4. Adjust the car to the taxi requirements

  • You'll receive a taxi lamp (no permanent interference) and the required livery (we'll cover the cost)
  • Go to the nearest Motor Vehicle Diagnostic Station for a car check-up
  • Get the taxi stamp in your registration document in the office where the car is registered.

5. Get your license

Apply and pick up your taxi license, an excerpt from a license, taxi ID and a hologram (if applicable) in the City Hall.

6. Upload documents to the driver app

Before going online, upload all your documents to the driver app.

7. Start driving and gain your bonus!

I have a car, but I don’t want to start a business

These are the steps you need to complete to start driving with Uber

1. Sign up to drive with Uber

2. Collect all required documents and add them to the driver app

You'll need a list of documents to get your license

3. Visit the Uber Licensing Center in your city

Bring all your documents and we'll help you with the licensing process. Remember to add your medical check-up to the app before going to the Licensing Center.

4. Adjust the car to the taxi requirements

  • You'll receive a taxi lamp (no permanent interference) and the required livery (we'll cover the cost)
  • Go to the nearest Motor Vehicle Diagnostic Station for a car check-up
  • Get the taxi stamp in your registration document in the office where the car is registered.

5. Get your Partner's approval

Provide all documents to your Partner and receive you Partner’s signature of the motion for taxi ID. Your Partner should authorize you to continue the process in the City Hall. Your Partner will also provide you with an excerpt from his taxi license for your vehicle.

6. Get your license

Apply and pick up your taxi ID and a hologram (if applicable) in the City Hall.

7. Upload documents to the driver app

Before going online, upload all your documents to the driver app

8. Start driving and gain your bonus!

I don't have a car or a business

These are the steps you need to complete to start driving with Uber.

1. Sign up to drive with Uber

2. Collect all required documents and add them to the driver app

You'll need a list of documents to get your license.

3. Complete medical assessment

You need to complete a medical assessment of your general and mental health to see if you are fit to drive a taxi. Once you pass the assessment. you'll be granted a fitness certificate - add it to your driver account.

4. Bring all documents to your Partner

Bring all the documents to your Partner and receive you Partner’s signature of the motion for taxi ID. Your Partner should authorise you to continue the process in the City Hall. Your Partner will also provide you with an excerpt from his taxi license for your vehicle.

5. Get your license

Apply and pick up your taxi ID and a hologram in the City Hall.

6. Upload documents to the driver app

Before going online, upload all your documents to the driver app.

7. Start driving and gain bonuses!

Documents required

  • Medical check-up

    Up-to-date medical check-up confirmation.

  • Taxi license

    Your partner’s taxi license or yours if you are an entrepreneur.

  • Taxi license excerpt

    An excerpt from your Partner’s taxi license (or yours if you are an entrepreneur) for the vehicles you are driving.

  • No penal record certificate

    Received from the National Criminal Register

  • Valid ID

    Minimum age is 20 years old.

  • Valid driving license

    Driving license should be valid since at least 1 year.

  • Driver profile photo

    Photo must be forward-facing and centered, including the driver’s full face and top of shoulders, with no sunglasses. It can't be a driver’s license photo or other printed photo.

  • Car liability insurance

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FAQ

  • Yes. New regulations create obligations for the agent (platform), as well as partners and drivers. This doesn’t mean Uber is planning to leave the Polish market. In fact - it’s the opposite - we hope that the new regulations create better conditions for development and great cooperation with all our users.

  • The taxi lamp is easy to uninstall and doesn’t damage the car in any way. Signage is controlled by local requirements. More detailed information will be available in Uber Licensing Centers.

  • No, drivers leasing their cars can obtain a taxi license after adapting the car to the regulations.

  • Yes - to get your taxi license, you need to adapt your car to the new regulations. You need to get through technical inspection and obtain a taxi stamp in your registration documents. Getting the stamp will probably require action from your leaser.

  • We are negotiating with insurance companies and lessors to get Uber drivers and partners the best possible offers.

  • The licensing process should be completed as soon as possible, considering the rising amount of drivers interested in licensing and the limited processing capability of local offices.

  • Yes, according to the new laws every driver driving a car with up to 7 seats is required to hold a taxi license.

  • You can get all the information on starting a business at your local city office. You can also start a business online.

Get more from Uber

  • Get support

    Let’s make every Uber trip hassle-free. Our support pages can help you set up your account, get started with the app, adjust fares, and much more.

  • Contact Uber

    Got questions? Get answers. Enjoy personal support at an Uber Greenlight Hub in your city.

  • Make more money

    As well as driving passengers, you can also apply to be a courier for Uber Eats. Find out more about how it works where you live.

  • Partner Protection

    Partner Protection helps protect you from the cost of accidents or life events, and is provided at no cost to all eligible independent driver partners.

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