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Driving licence

The driver of a motor vehicle must possess a driving licence issued by the police. The granting of the licence is subject to approved pass of a driving test and fulfilment of set age and health requirements. In addition to personal details, new driving licences also contain the name of the issuing police unit, date of issue of the licence, its administrative number, date of expiry, class and special conditions (concerning e.g. wearing of spectacles).

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus