Please note that the teaching is available only in Finnish language for safety reasons

General: The category A-LICENSE is needed to drive a motorcycle in Finland. You can attain all A category licenses at Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school. There are two basic procedures how to get a motorcycle driving license: 1) You carry out the complete training in the Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school and get the permanent driving license at once. 2) You carry out the basic training course at the Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school, apply for a self-study training license (duration maximum of three moths), and get the license after the training period.

Duration: Each student is given an individual study plan. Typically, it takes three to six weeks to complete an entire A category license course and one to two weeks to upgrade the A category license.

A1-LICENSE

General: A1-LICENSE allow you to drive a light motorcycle of which the engine size is 125 cm3, the maximum engine power is 11 kW, and the engine power/vehicle weight ratio does not exceed 0,1 kW/kg.

Age limits: The age limit is 16 years. You may apply for the driving license permit in the age of 15. You may begin the driving school course in the age of 15 years 6 moths. You may participate in the theory exam in the age of 15 years 11 moths. You may begin your driving lessons and participate in the motorcycle handling exam in the age of 16.

Course description: A1-LICENSE course comprises EAS Course, four motorcycle driving focusing theory lessons, and five driving lessons. The EAS Course is compulsory for every student who is carrying out their first Finnish driving license. If you have a Finnish driving license in any other category beforehand, you can dismiss the EAS course.

The A1-LICENSE course with a training license is similar, but there is one driving lesson less. You can apply for the training license after you have passed the motorcycle handling exam. You train independently the driving with your own motorcycle and participate in the driving exam within maximum of three months. You book the time for the driving exam independently and participate in the exam with your own motorcycle. You must wear full motorcycle driving gear set in the driving exam. Read more here.

Exams: Theory exam, motorcycle handling exam, driving exam. The driving school office will help you to book the exams.

Requirements: You need to apply driving license permit for the A1-LICENSE. Traficom issues the permit. It is recommended that you apply for the permit as soon as you begin the studies in the driving school. The driving school office will help you to fill in the form and to submit it to Traficom.

Registration: Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school A1-LICENSE courses start every Wednesday at 16:15 o’clock. Sign in the course here, or contact the office by phone or email, or visit the office at Rautatienkatu 28, Lahti.

A2-LICENSE

General: A2-LICENSE allow you to drive a light motorcycle of which the maximum engine power is 35 kW and power/vehicle weight ratio does not exceed 0,2 kW/kg.

Age limits: The age limit is 18 years. You may apply for the driving license permit in the age of 17. You may begin the driving school course in the age of 17 years 6 moths. You may participate in the theory exam in the age of 17 years 11 moths. You may begin your driving lessons and participate in the motorcycle handling and driving exams in the age of 18.

Course description: A2-LICENSE course comprises EAS Course, four motorcycle driving focusing theory lessons, and five driving lessons. The EAS Course is compulsory for every student who is carrying out their first Finnish driving license. If you have a Finnish driving license in any other category beforehand, you can dismiss the EAS course.

The A1-LICENSE course with a training license is similar, but there is one driving lesson less. You can apply for the training license after you have passed the motorcycle handling exam. You train independently the driving with your own motorcycle and participate in the driving exam within maximum of three months. You book the time for the driving exam independently and participate in the exam with your own motorcycle. You must wear full motorcycle driving gear set in the driving exam. Read more here.

Exams: Theory exam, motorcycle handling exam, driving exam. The driving school office will help you to book the exams.

Requirements: You need to apply driving license permit for the A2-LICENSE. Traficom issues the permit. It is recommended that you apply for the permit as soon as you begin the studies in the driving school. The driving school office will help you to fill in the form and to submit it to Traficom.

Registration: Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school A2-LICENSE courses start every Wednesday at 16:15 o’clock. Sign in the course here, or contact the office by phone or email, or visit the office at Rautatienkatu 28, Lahti.

A-LICENSE

General: The A-LICENSE allows you to drive all kinds of motorcycles.

Age limits: The age limit is 24 years. You may apply for the driving license permit in the age of 23. You may begin the driving school course in the age of 23 years 6 moths. You may participate in the theory exam in the age of 23 years 11 moths. You may begin your driving lessons and participate in the motorcycle handling and driving exams in the age of 24.

Course description: A-LICENSE course comprises EAS Course, four motorcycle driving focusing theory lessons, and five driving lessons. The EAS Course is compulsory for every student who is carrying out their first Finnish driving license. If you have a Finnish driving license in any other category beforehand, you can dismiss the EAS course.

The A1-LICENSE course with a training license is similar, but there is one driving lesson less. You can apply for the training license after you have passed the motorcycle handling exam. You train independently the driving with your own motorcycle and participate in the driving exam within maximum of three months. You book the time for the driving exam independently and participate in the exam with your own motorcycle. You must wear full motorcycle driving gear set in the driving exam. Read more here.

Exams: Theory exam, motorcycle handling exam, driving exam. The driving school office will help you to book the exams.

Requirements: You need to apply driving license permit for the A-LICENSE. Traficom issues the permit. It is recommended that you apply for the permit as soon as you begin the studies in the driving school. The driving school office will help you to fill in the form and to submit it to Traficom.

Registration: Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school A-LICENSE courses start every Wednesday at 16:15 o’clock. Sign in the course here, or contact the office by phone or email, or visit the office at Rautatienkatu 28, Lahti.

UPGRADING LICENSE A1 > A2

General: A2-LICENSE allow you to drive a light motorcycle of which the maximum engine power is 35 kW and power/vehicle weight ratio does not exceed 0,2 kW/kg. There are several options to upgrade your license depending on how long time you have had your A1 license and do you want to complete the education with or without exams. With the driving school instruction you can dismiss the exams.

Age limits: The age limit is 18 years. You may apply for the driving license permit in the age of 17. You may begin the driving school course in the age of 17 years 6 moths. You may participate in the theory exam in the age of 17 years 11 moths. You may begin your driving lessons and participate in the motorcycle handling and driving exams in the age of 18.

Course descriptions:

Option 1: 18 years of age, A1-LICENSE owned for two years, no exams

You participate in the Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school Motorcycle Driving Course (2 h theory lessons and 5 h driving lessons). After a completed course, the driving school will issue you a certificate. The certificate is needed as annex to the driving license permit application. You will have driving license at once.

Option 2: 18 years of age, A1-LICENSE owned for two years, two exams

You practice and book a time for the motorcycle handling exam and driving exam independently and pass them. Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school recommends for you to book driving lessons if you wish to train for the exams. Most students take at least few driving lessons.

Option 3: 18 years of age, A1-LICENSE owned less than two years, three exams

You practice and book a time for the theory exam, motorcycle handling exam and driving exam independently and pass them. Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school recommends for you to book driving lessons if you wish to train for the exams. Most students take at least few driving lessons.

Exams: Depending on the method of the studies either no exams or theory exam and/or motorcycle handling exam and driving exam. The driving school office will help you to book the exams if you are a student of Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school.

Requirements: You need to apply driving license permit for the A-LICENSE. Traficom issues the permit. It is recommended that you apply for the permit as soon as you begin the studies in the driving school. The driving school office will help you to fill in the form and to submit it to Traficom.

Registration: Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school A-LICENSE courses start on request. Contact the office by phone or email, or visit the office at Rautatienkatu 28, Lahti.

UPGRADING LICENSE A1 > A

General: The A-LICENSE allows you to drive all kinds of motorcycles.

Age limits: The age limit is 24 years. You may apply for the driving license permit in the age of 23. You may begin the driving school course in the age of 23 years 6 moths. You may participate in the theory exam in the age of 23 years 11 moths. You may begin your driving lessons and participate in the motorcycle handling and driving exams in the age of 24.

You can upgrade A1-LICENSE directly to A-LICENSE in 24 years of age. You need to pass the theory exam, the motorcycle handling exam, and the driving exam. Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school recommends you to book driving lessons if you wish to train for the exams. Most students take at least few driving lessons. Contact the office by phone or email, or visit the office (Rautatienkatu 28, Lahti) for the license upgrade.

Course description: Two hours theory lessons and five hours driving lessons.

Exams: Theory exam, motorcycle handling exam and driving exam.

Requirements: You need to apply driving license permit for the A-LICENSE. Traficom issues the permit. It is recommended that you apply for the permit as soon as you begin the studies in the driving school. The driving school office will help you to fill in the form and to submit it to Traficom.

Registration: Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school A-LICENSE courses start on request. Contact the office by phone or email, or visit the office at Rautatienkatu 28, Lahti.

UPGRADING A2 > A

General: The A-LICENSE allows you to drive all kinds of motorcycles.

Age limits: The age limit is 20 years. You may apply for the driving license permit in the age of 19. You may begin the driving school course in the age of 19 years 6 moths. You may participate in the theory exam in the age of 19 years 11 moths. You may begin your driving lessons and participate in the motorcycle handling and driving exams in the age of 20.

Course descriptions:

Option 1: 20 years of age, A1-LICENSE owned for two years, no exams

You participate in the Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school Motorcycle Driving Course (2 h theory lessons and 5 h driving lessons). After a completed course, the driving school will issue you a certificate. The certificate is needed as annex to the driving license permit application. You will have driving license at once.

Option 2: 20 years of age, A1-LICENSE owned for two years, two exams

You practice and book a time for the motorcycle handling exam and driving exam independently and pass them. Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school recommends for you to book driving lessons if you wish to train for the exams. Most students take at least few driving lessons.

Option 3: 20 years of age, A1-LICENSE owned less than two years, three exams

You practice and book a time for the theory exam, motorcycle handling exam and driving exam independently and pass them. Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school recommends for you to book driving lessons if you wish to train for the exams. Most students take at least few driving lessons.

Exams: Depending on the method of the studies either no exams or theory exam and/or motorcycle handling exam and driving exam. The driving school office will help you to book the exams if you are a student of Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school.

Requirements: You need to apply driving license permit for the A-LICENSE. Traficom issues the permit. It is recommended that you apply for the permit as soon as you begin the studies in the driving school. The driving school office will help you to fill in the form and to submit it to Traficom.

Registration: Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school A-LICENSE courses start on request. Contact the office by phone or email, or visit the office at Rautatienkatu 28, Lahti.


PRICE LIST

TEACHING PACKAGE 1
A1, A2, A-LICENSE
(No previous license)

– EAS course: 4h face-to-face theory lessons in class
– 5 h driving lessons
– 4 h motorcycle focused face-to-face theory lessons in class for free
– Service package (Study book, e-book, e-learning environment, photo discount coupon)
– Office services and student counseling
– Use of the motorcycle in the 1st driving exam (both handling test and driving test)

Additional fees:
– Driving license permit, prices starting from 20€
– Exams, 100€

TOTAL 700€
580€

TEACHING PACKAGE 2
A1, A2, A-LICENSE
(With previous license)

– 5 h driving lessons
– 4 h motorcycle focused face-to-face theory lessons in class for free
– Service package (Study book, e-book, e-learning environment, photo discount coupon)
– Office services and student counseling
– Use of the motorcycle in the 1st driving exam (both handling test and driving test)

Additional fees:
– Driving license permit, prices starting from 20€
– Exams, 100€

TOTAL 620€
500€

TEACHING PACKAGE 3
A1, A2, A-LICENSE WITH A TRAINING PERIOD
(No previous license)

– EAS course: 4h face-to-face theory lessons in class
4 h driving lessons
– 4 h motorcycle focused face-to-face theory lessons in class for free
– Service package (Study book, e-book, e-learning environment, photo discount coupon)
– Office services and student counseling
– Use of the motorcycle in the 1st driving exam (both handling test and driving test)

Additional fees:
– Driving license permit, prices starting from 20€
– Exams, 100€

TOTAL 560€
440€

TEACHING PACKAGE 4
A1, A2, A-LICENSE WITH A TRAINING PERIOD
(With previous license)

4 h driving lessons
– 4 h motorcycle focused face-to-face theory lessons in class for free
– Service package (Study book, e-book, e-learning environment, photo discount coupon)
– Office services and student counseling
– Use of the motorcycle in the 1st driving exam (both handling test and driving test)

Additional fees:
– Driving license permit, prices starting from 20€
– Exams, 100€

TOTAL 510€
360€

EXTRA DRIVING LESSONS

– Price per one hour before the exams
70€

EXTRA DRIVING LESSONS AFTER DRIVING EXAMS

– 1 Driving lesson included
– Use of the driving school motorcycle in the driving re-exam included
170€

UPGRADE A1 > A2
UPGRADE A1 > A
UPGRADE A2 > A

– 2 h theory lessons
– 5 h driving lessons

Additional fees:
– Driving license permit 35€

TOTAL 475€
440€