I exchanged my Sri Lankan + American (long story how I got both of those) drivers licences for a Finnish one for a couple of hundred euros. As someone said earlier, you have to do it within one year of your official arrival in Finland. I went to a doctor in Itäkeskus paid something like 50 euros for a quick exam and got the certificate and submitted my application and got the license fairly quickly.obakesan wrote:Hi
reading the page http://www.trafi.fi/en/road/i_have_a_dr ... gn_licence
I see it says:I checked and found that Australia is a Contracting State.You must submit your driving licence permit application to an Ajovarma office in person. Remember to bring
- your passport or another type of official ID;
- two photographs;
- a medical certificate (Contracting States only; if you are exchanging a licence issued in an EU or EEA Member State, you will only have to enclose a medical certificate if you are upgrading your driving licence to a higher category);
I assume this means I will need some sort of medical certificate? Where would I get such? From my local Hospital? A private Doctor?
Also, is there any " grace time " while I sort this out? (Meaning am I forbidden from driving until I get a licence?) I arrived on the 11th of October
If noone knows, then I guess that I'll find out on Monday
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browndude wrote:As someone said earlier, you have to do it within one year of your official arrival in Finland.
Normally two years (for example students do not need to convert).browndude wrote:Also, you can drive with your Austrailian license for a year.
http://www.trafi.fi/en/road/i_have_a_dr ... in_finland
Hell no, he has no driving record or proof of ever having being issued a license anywhere....Cory wrote:You know how to drive? and you are confident that you could pass the driver's test?
Why would he need to be home-schooled?
Couldn't you just go and do your driver's test after you've completed/written the theory part of the exam?