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Finland - FIN1

Issue period: 01/07/1972 - 30/09/1990

Physical description

Size: 74 x 105 mm

Format: A7

Material: Paper

Colour: Pink

Distinctive features: Bilingual (Finnish/Swedish)

Security features



  • 1 Surname of the holder
  • 2 Other name(s) of the holder
  • 3 Date and place of birth
  • 4a Date of issue of the licence
  • 4b Date of expiry of the licence
  • 4c Name of the issuing authority
  • 5 Number of licence
  • 6 Photograph of the holder
  • 7 Signature of the holder
  • 8 Permanent place of residence
  • 9 category(ies) of vehicle(s) the holder is entitled to drive
  • 10 Date of first issue of each category(ies)
  • 11 Date of expiry of each category
  • 12 Additional information/restriction(s)


For more information on the corresponding categories, please check the Commission decision on equivalence.


Period of validity*

A, BE, C, (KT), (T)

Until 70;

above 65: 5 years


First: 2 years;

until 70;

above 65 - 5 years


Until 70;

above 70: no renewal

*This refers to the administrative validity of the document and does not necessarily reflect the holder’s right to drive.


National categories

National category

Description of national category




Tractors (excluding road-rated tractors), motorised working machinery and snowmobiles, including vehicles towed by them.




Community codes

Glasses must be worn


Rear-view mirror also on the right-hand side of the driver


Driving devices approved by the inspector




Automatic transmission



Professional drivers

  • Certificate of professional competence is issued : NO
  • Code 95 is marked on the driving licence : NO

Additional information

This model comes in 2 different forms (description of classifications on reverse side of card in either 1 or 2 columns), but no significant differences.

The first driving licence for category B was issued for two years. After two years the next driving licence for category B was issued until the holder of a driving licence reached the age of 70.