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Reinstating the right to drive

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  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • 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.

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

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Text edited by: Poliisi
Updated: 17/6/2022