Trafi prepares instructions for physicians on the assessment of the driving capacity of drivers of vehicles in road traffic. Trafi has no jurisdiction to rule on individual assessments of persons in road traffic.
The police are responsible for monitoring the driving ability and driving capacity of drivers and may decide on related measures, such as imposing a driving ban.
A medical certificate on driving capacity must be submitted in connection with applying for a driving licence. A medical examination is required:
Health requirements on the drivers in road traffic are available at:
Contact information of the Traffic Medicine Unit
liikennelaaketiede (at) trafi.fi
Preliminary information form for the assessment of driving capacity
Driving health guidelines for physicians
Medical certificates related to driving licences and information about submitting them
Criteria for issuing a taxi driver licence