Who is entitled to a free Travel Card?
Blind persons, disabled war veterans and front-veterans who are permanent residents in the HSL area are entitled to free regional Travel Cards provided they meet the following criteria:
- Blind persons: degree of disability 50 %
- Disabled war veterans of Finnish wars: disability due to a war injury
- Front-veterans of Finnish wars and labor conscripts who served in the Finnish wars and who have one of the three service badges required.
In addition, wheelchair users do not need a ticket on HSL public transport. Your companion can travel for free with you, provided you have a Companion Pass.
You need the following documents to get a free Travel Card:
Card user’s official identification document (an official identity card, passport, Kela card with a photograph).
A medical certificate from an eye specialist in compliance with the eligibility criteria or a visually impaired person’s card issued by the Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired or Förbundet Finlands Svenska Synskadade rf.