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Physical description

Size: 74 x 105 mm

Format: A7

Material: Polycarbonate

Colour: Pink

Distinctive features: Bilingual (Finnish/Swedish)

Legend

  • 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)

Categories & Codes

Categories 

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

Category

Period of validity*

A, BE, C, (T)

Until 70;

above 65: 5 years

B

First: 2 years;

until 70;

above 65 - 5 years

CE, D, DE

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

T

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

 

Codes

National codes

Description

Community codes

1

Glasses

01

2

Hearing aid

02

3

Automatic transmission

10.02

4

Approved driving devices

 

5

Exemption

 

 

Professional drivers

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

Additional information

There are 4 versions of this model in use, which do not vary significantly.

  • From version 2 onwards, the Finnish country code displayed on the top-front of the driving licence has been changed from "SF" to "FIN".
  • In version 3, the registrar's name in the registrar's logo in the bottom-left corner of the reverse side has been changed from the right side of the logo to the bottom of the logo, and the graphic appearance of the logo has been updated.
  • In version 4, the registrar's name on the reverse side of the driving licence has been updated from "Autorekisterikeskus" to "Ajoneuvohallintokeskus".
  • The first driving licence for category B was issued for 2 years. After 2 years the next driving licence for category B was issued until the holder of a driving licence reached the age of 70.