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Mobility & Transport - Road Safety

Finland - FIN6A

Issue period: 01/04/2019 - 01/01/2038

Physical description

Size: 85,6 x 53,98 mm

Format: ID-1

Material: Polycarbonate

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)

Categories & Codes


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


Period of validity*

AM, A1, A2, A, BE

Until 70: 15 years;

above 65: 5 years


until 70: 15 years;

above 65: 5 years

C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D, DE

Until 70: 5 years;

above 68: 2 years


Until 70: 15 years;

above 65: 5 years

*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


Agricultural and forestry tractors, motorised working machinery and snowmobiles, including vehicles towed by them.



National codes


Community codes


Duplicate of the driving licence, serial number of the duplicate included in the code






Alcohol interlock



Alcohol interlock for health reasons.



Conditional right to drive. Licence valid in Finland only.



AM-class, moped

AM (restricted to mopeds)


AM-class, light quadricycles

AM (restricted to light motorised quadricycles)


Restricted right to drive in accordance with article 5, section 4 of the Finnish Driving Licence Act.


Additional information

Right to drive a T-class vehicle is included in all other classes except in M/AM-class. Class T is not recorded on the driving licence if other vehicle classes that include T are already recorded. It may only be recorded on the driving licence if the licence holder has separately passed a class T driving test