To obtain a Polish licence it is necessary to pass a Polish driving test and to be resident in Poland for at least 185 days in each calendar year. Applicants may also be required to provide medical certificates confirming that they have no medical or psychological disorders which impede their ability to drive.
Details of apartments and houses for rent in Poland can be found in local daily newspapers and national weekly property magazines. There are also many real estate agencies, mainly found in the cities, which deal in rental properties.
The Polish healthcare system is state-financed through the National Health Fund (NFZ), to which everyone working in Poland is required to contribute. Employee contributions are deducted direct from salaries by employers, while the self-employed are required to make their own contributions direct to the NFZ.
Poland has had a long and rich history. Over the past thousand years the country has defended its freedom and sovereignty from foreign aggressions on numerous occasions. Due to country’s geo-political location between the East and the West, Polish history is marked with wars and uprisings.