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Renewing your driving licence

  • Service
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

Use this service when you want to renew your driving licence.

You can use this service 6 months before your current driving licence will expire. If your driving licence has already expired, you can use this service to renew it if no more than 2 years have passed since your group 1 driving licence for a moped, light quadricycle, tractor, motorcycle and/or passenger car expired or if no more than 1 ...

Do the following

Ordering, payment and posting of the licence


Renew your driving licence at self-service portal


Pay for your order (24 e). The order will be submitted to be processed at Traficom.

3:posting of the licence

The driving licence will arrive at your home address within six working days of making the order.

To whom and on what terms

General requirements for using the service

You are not banned from driving.

Your driving licence will expire within the next 6 months, or

your group 1 driving licence expired no more than 2 years ago, or

your group 2 driving licence expired no more than 1 year ago.

You do not hold a driving licence issued in another EU or EEA country.

You are not under the obligation to use an alcohol interlock when driving. Alcohol interlock-controlled driving rights must be renewed at Ajovarma's licence service points.

For the purpose of renewing your driving licence, your photograph and signature are available in electronic format in a register by the authorities. By submitting your driving licence application, you grant Traficom your permission to use the image and signature displayed by the e-Services, which have been retrieved from Traficom's image register or the police passport photo register, on your driving licence. Your photograph and signature will be available if

you have a valid personal identification card or passport

you provided a photograph and signature for a driving licence, driver card, professional competence card, ADR licence or a taxi driver licence in 2013 or have done so since then.

Your permanent address is in mainland Finland. Driving licences will be sent to the customer's official address in Finland, as stated in the population information system. If your address information is incorrect, please update it before submitting your order using the Notification of change of address service of Post and the Local Register Office at You can log into the service using online bank identifiers or mobile recognition.

Driving health related conditions for using the service

Your driving health data must be saved to the Patient Data Repository on form F122 (medical certificate on driving capacity) by a doctor. The medical certificate may not date back to more than six months. The service will retrieve the required driving health data by your consent.

If you are required to retrieve your driving health data, but your driving health data is not available digitally, you will not be able to use the service. In such cases, you will need to submit your driving licence permit application to a service point of Ajovarma, a Traficom service provider. There, you must prove that you meet the necessary driving health requirements with a printed medical certificate that you received from your doctor.

The service is provided by

The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom

Responsible for the service

The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom
Text edited by: The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom
Updated: 1/4/2022