Light electric vehicles

On 1 January 2016, light electric vehicles and devices to assist or replace walking were made legal means of transportation on Finnish roads.

Driving licence requirements applied to light electric vehicles

  • Driving licence requirements applied to light electric vehicles
  • Light electric vehicles or devices to assist or replace walking: no driving licence is required by law. You should, however, observe any age, weight and height restrictions specified for the device by the manufacturer.
  • Category L1e-A motorised bicycles (maximum speed 25 km/h): no licence required.
  • Category L1e-B mopeds (maximum design speed 25 km/h): no licence required; age limit 15 years.
  • Category L1e-B bicycles (speed exceeding 25 km/h, but under 45 km/h): moped driving licence required, except for a person who turned 15 before 1 January 2000.
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