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Reinstating the right to drive

  • Service
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

When a driving ban is imposed, the holder must immediately hand over his/her driving licence to the police. Upon the expiry of the driving ban or the temporary driving ban, a driver’s right to drive is reinstated when the police have returned his/her driving license or when he/she has been issued with a temporary driving license.

Do the following

In some of the police stations, the appointment to reinstate driving rights can be booked through the online services.

To whom and on what terms

The service is free of charge.

Basic information

The service is provided byPoliisi
Responsible for the servicePoliisi
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesEnglish, Swedish, Finnish
Text edited by: Poliisi
Updated: 26/5/2020