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Alavus police station

One of the police stations of Ostrobothnia Police Department.
One of the police stations of Ostrobothnia Police Department. Police station is service point of local police. The duty of the local police is to maintain public order and security; to take measures to prevent crime; to investigate crimes and other events threatening public order and security; to direct and monitor traffic and promote traffic safety, and to implement any other duties prescribed to the policy by law or that they are obliged to carry out. Local police are responsible for police licence services, which are offered at police service points, as well as at several joint service points across the country. Licence services provided by the police are linked to core policing operations, the maintenance of public order and safety, crime prevention and the promotion of traffic safety.

In emergencies, always dial 112.

Prefer online services.

Read the instructions first before applying for a passport, identity card or other permit, or submitting a crime report.

Book an appointment beforehand, if possible.

For information about pending cases, contact the police department that is processing your case. You can request records and copies by contacting the police department or station.

The cost for a call to the Police is

  • the local network charge (pvm) if you call using a landline number
  • cellular phone charge (mpm) if you use a mobile phone
  • international call charge if you call from abroad.

You will pay for the call in line with your operator tariff. Waiting time is also paid for.

Street address

Torikatu 1, 63300 ALAVUS

Phone Numbers

  • Switchboard
    +358 295 440511
  • Lost property
    +358 295 415996
  • Nationwide police customer service and bookings
    +358 295 419800
  • Telephone exchange
    +358 295 440511
  • The orders of pre-trial investigation records
    +358 295 447376
    Mon–Fri 8.00–11.00