Driving examination

The purpose of the driving examination is to ensure that you have command of the contents of driving instruction and are able to apply these in various traffic situations and environments. After taking the driving examination, you will be able to act as a responsible driver in traffic.

The purpose of the driving examination

The purpose of the driving examination is to ensure that you have command of the contents of driving instruction and are able to apply these in various traffic situations and environments. After taking the driving examination, you will be able to act as a responsible driver in traffic.

The driving examination is taken at an Ajovarma office. (External link)

The driving examination comprises a theory and driving test. Some categories also include a handling test, which may be included in the driving test or taken separately.

Conditions for taking a driving examination

1: You fulfil the age requirement

2: You have a valid driving licence permit

3: You are not banned from driving

4: You have completed the driving instruction corresponding to the examination category.

Booking time for the driving examination

The theory, handling and driving tests of the driving examination are taken at an office of Traficom's service provider Ajovarma.

Complaining about a rejected theory or driving test

You may seek a revised decision from the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency to a decision made by the examiner. The processing of a claim for a revised decision is chargeable (EUR 50) and enforceable without a separate decision under the Act on Criteria for Charges Payable to the State The instructions on filing a claim for a revised decision are attached to the feedback sent to the customer by e-mail.

You may give feedback on other factors, such as the quality of customer service to Ajovarma or by e-mail at kirjaamo(at)traficom.fi.