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Arvauskilpailun järjestäminen vaatii luvan poliisilta.
Arvauskilpailun järjestäminen vaatii luvan poliisilta. Arvauskilpailut ovat tavara-arpajaisia, joissa voittamisen mahdollisuus perustuu arvauskohteesta tehtyyn arvaukseen.
Non-money lottery licences
Running non-money lotteries requires a licence from the police.
Running non-money lotteries requires a licence. The related authorities are the police departments and the National Police Board. A police department can grant a non-money lottery licence for its own jurisdiction. The National Police Board grants licences for non-money lotteries run across several police districts.
Applications for non-money lottery licences must be made in writing. Fill in the application carefully and attach all mandatory documents. (Government Decree on Lotteries). Please follow the instructions to ensure timely processing of the application. Licence applications must be accompanied by the following documents: - An annual report or other proof of the applicant having engaged in activities that promote their chosen cause. An annual report is the preferred form of proof. Other forms of proof can be submitted if there is no annual report. The reason for the lack of annual report must also be given. - Extract from the minutes of the meeting concerning the non-money lottery. This refers to an extract from the minutes of the meeting that decided to arrange the non-money lottery. - A copy of the most recent adopted financial statements. Financial statements must also include an auditor’s report. - A copy of the rules of the association or foundation. - An extract from the Register of Associations, the Register of Foundations or the Trade Register/an extract from a register maintained by a public organisation. The extract must not be more than three months old, calculated from the date of the licence application. If the intention is to use an external agent to run the non-money lottery, the licence application must also include proof that the proposed external agent satisfies the relevant requirements. Depending on the type of business, such proof can be an extract from the guardian register, the register of bankruptcies and restructurings or the register of prohibitions to pursue a business. The license authority can also request other information related to the application or the documents. More information about running non-money lotteries and applications can be found on the police website. The website also includes a printable non-money lottery licence application form and a non-money lottery account form.
Notification of small-scale fundraising
Fundraising requires a permit from the police. It can also be arranged as small-scale fundraising, which requires a notification to the police.
Small-scale fundraising is a way to arrange a collection of funds. You do not need a permit for small-scale fundraising, but you have to submit a notification to the police before the fundraising commences. The notifications are processed and approved by a police department. Small-scale fundraising can continue for no longer than three months, and the maximum amount to be collected is 10,000 euros.
The police e-services are the best channel for submitting a notification of small-scale fundraising. You can also do this at a police department. The notification of small-scale fundraising shall include the following information: - organiser of the small-scale fundraising, organiser's identification data (business ID or personal identification number of a private person) and contact details. Contact information is of particular importance in cases of fundraising organised by a group of no less than three persons. A notice of approval of the small-scale fundraising notification and a fundraising number are sent separately to each person listed as the organiser of the fundraising - in cases when the small-scale fundraising is organised by a community or foundation, a list of persons who are members of the organiser’s statutory management or other similar body, or persons exercising effective power of decision whose tasks include making decisions on matters concerning the organisation of the fundraising, and their personal identification numbers - estimated amount of money to be collected, which can be no more than 10,000 euros - the intended primary and secondary use of collected funds. These should be defined as precisely as possible. It is obligatory to include two intended uses, as it is not possible to amend the intended use in connection with the small-scale fundraising. - estimated fundraising costs - time period for organising the fundraising, which shall not exceed three (3) months - bank accounts used in the small-scale fundraising and information regarding the right to use the account. The fundraising account shall be a separate account from the other financial transactions of the community. In cases of fundraising organised by a group of no less than three persons, the bank account shall not be a private bank account of any of the group members or another private person. All the information is mandatory. The police department will inform the organiser of the approval of the small-scale fundraising notification. At the same time, the organiser shall receive a small-scale fundraising number, which shall be declared and presented in connection with the fundraising.
Licences pertaining to certain kinds of game machines and gaming devices
You can apply for a licence for game machines, gaming devices and hand-operated wheels of fortune from the local police department.
Natural persons, associations and foundations that carry on a trade can apply for a licence to keep hand-operated wheels of fortune as well as game machines and gaming devices bought before 1 June 1970. The prizes available from these wheels of fortune and game machines and gaming devices can be items or other benefits of monetary value, or tokens that can be exchanged for items or benefits of monetary value. The benefits or tokens must not be exchangeable for money. Licences for non-money prize machines as well as other kinds of game machines and gaming devices from which players can win non-monetary prizes can also be granted to amusement parks and fun fairs.
Licence applications are processed by the police department in whose area the machine or device is located. A printable application form is available on the police website. The application can also be made in at a police station or at a police service point. Visit the police website for more information on how to apply for a licence.
Non-money prize machine licence
Keeping non-money prize machines available is subject to a licence.
Non-money prize machines are game machines or gaming devices from which players can win non-monetary prizes. The prizes are held inside the machine and given to winners directly from the machine.
Applications for non-money prize machine licences must be made in writing to the local police department. Licence applications must be accompanied by the following documents: - An annual report or other proof of the applicant having engaged in activities that promote their chosen cause. - Proof of a decision concerning the making available of a non-money prize machine. This refers to an extract from the minutes of the meeting that decided on making a non-money prize machine available, or on continuing these operations. - A copy of the most recent adopted financial statements. Financial statements must also include an auditor’s report. - A copy of the rules of the association or foundation. - An extract from the Register of Associations, the Register of Foundations or the Trade Register/an extract from a register maintained by a public organisation. The extract must not be more than three months old, calculated from the date of the licence application. - A copy of the approval of the payment-monitoring device in the non-money prize machine, or a similar certificate. You can apply for the non-money prize machine licence using a printable form from the police website. You can also make an application at a police station. Visit the police website for more information on the non-money prize machine licence.
Notice of a firework display
A company that has got an appropriate licence from TUKES can organise firework displays.
Firework displays can only be organised by a company that has the required qualifications and has been licensed by TUKES. Professional firework displays may use fireworks that are not for sale to the general public. Environmental authorities may impose noise restrictions on firework displays, which vary in urban and sparsely populated areas.
- The local police must be notified of any plans to arrange a firework display at least 14 days in advance. - The notice must include details of the location of the display, its exact time and the types of fireworks to be used. The notice must also include details of storage arrangements at the firework display location, safety distances and other precautions to prevent accidents, contact details of the person in charge, as well as the personal and contact details of the persons operating the fireworks. The notice must be accompanied by a copy of the decision by the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) on the notification made by the organiser of the firework display. Further information on organising a firework display can be found on the police website. A notice of firework display can be made either through the police e-service or by printing out and completing a form available on the police website.
Rock blasting notice
The police must be notified of rock blasting work at least seven days before the blasting.
The police must be notified of rock blasting work before starting the work.
You can submit a notification of rock blasting work in the police e-service. The notification can also be submitted to a police station or a police service point. A printable form is available on the police website. You can find more information on how to submit a rock blasting notice on the police website.
Foreigner’s identity card
The police can issue identity cards to foreign citizens who reside in Finland permanently.
The police can issue identity cards to foreign citizens who reside in Finland permanently, whose details have been entered in the Population Information System, and who have a valid residence permit or residence card or whose right of residence has been registered. Additionally, it must be possible to verify the person’s identity reliably. A foreigner’s identity card is issued for a period of five years or until the expiry of the applicant’s residence permit or residence card, whichever is sooner. Foreigner’s identity cards cannot be used as travel documents.
An identity card is a photographic proof of its holder’s identity. An identity card is also a valid travel document with limited rights.
An identity card is a document with a photo that is issued to prove the identity of a Finnish citizen or a foreigner who is permanently resident in Finland. An identity card issued to a Finnish citizen is also a limited travel document, in compliance with the provisions pursuant to the Passport Act. In addition to this, the identity card has a chip that enables access to electronic services. You can apply for an identity card either online or by visiting a police service point in person. You can only travel with a valid personal identity card. This applies to children as well. An expired, broken or damaged identity card will not get you through border control. If you are planning on using an identity card as a travel document, you should check the validity of the card well in advance, as well as what requirements your destination country has for identity cards. When calculating the delivery time, remember to allow time for the application process.
Applying for an identity card is easiest through the police e-service. The application can also be made in at a police station or at a police service point. 1. Have your photograph taken at a photography studio that can send your passport photograph to the police electronically. 2. Fill in the application on the police e-service. Attach the photograph retrieval code you received from the photographer to your application. Pay the application fee online. 3. In certain cases, only the electronic application is required. In other cases, in addition to the application, the applicant must visit a police licence services point in order to be identified prior to processing the application. When you fill in your application, the system will tell you whether you need to visit the police licence services point. If a visit is required, your application will only be processed after the visit. You can avoid queuing by booking an appointment in the police e-service. 4. Written consent of all the guardians of an applicant under the age of 18 is required (a minor’s identity card without travel rights can be applied for without consent). 5. A certificate showing that conscription is not an impediment to issuing an identity card is required from men aged 18–30. Once the new identity card is ready, it will be delivered to a Matkahuolto office or an office of their subcontractor of your choice in a sealed envelope. To collect your identity card, you need to present proof of identity and the tracking number. You can show the tracking number, for example, from the screen of your phone, a printout of the notification, or a hand-written note. For more information on how to apply for regular identity cards, identity cards for minors, temporary identity cards, and foreigner’s identity cards, visit the police website.
Passi on Suomen kansalaiselle myönnettävä matkustusasiakirja. Passi on myös todistus haltijansa henkilöllisyydestä.
Matkustusoikeuden osoittamiseksi Suomen kansalaiselle myönnetään hakemuksesta passi, jollei laista muuta johdu. Passia haetaan sähköisesti tai henkilökohtaisesti poliisin palvelupisteessä asioimalla. Vain voimassa olevalla henkilökohtaisella passilla voi matkustaa. Pienikin lapsi tarvitsee oman passin. Vanhentuneella, rikkinäisellä tai turmeltuneella passilla ei pääse läpi rajatarkastuksesta. Alaikäisen hakemuksen voi täyttää verkossa samalla tavalla kuin täysi-ikäisenkin, mutta hänen on useimmissa tapauksissa käytävä poliisin lupapalvelupisteessä tunnistettavana. Passin voi saada lisämaksusta nopeutetusti, mikäli pika- tai express-toimituksen valtakunnallisessa päiväkiintiössä on tilaa. Matkalle lähtijän kannattaa hyvissä ajoin tarkistaa passin voimassaolo ja tarkistaa kohdemaan passia koskevat vaatimukset. Passin toimitusaikaa laskettaessa myös asioinnin vaatima aika tulee ottaa huomioon.
Ohje: Tavallista passia on helpointa hakea poliisin sähköisessä asiointipalvelussa. Hakemuksen voi tehdä myös poliisiasemalla tai poliisin palvelupisteessä. 1. Käy kuvattavana valokuvaamossa, joka lähettää passikuvasi sähköisesti poliisille. 2. Täytä hakemus poliisin sähköisessä asiointipalvelussa. Liitä hakemukseen kuvatunnus, jonka sait valokuvaamosta. Maksa hakemus verkossa. 3. Sähköinen hakemus riittää joissakin tapauksissa sellaisenaan. Osassa tapauksista pelkkä hakemus ei riitä, vaan hakijan täytyy käydä lisäksi poliisin lupapalvelupisteessä tunnistettavana, ennen kuin hakemus voidaan käsitellä. Järjestelmä kertoo sinulle hakemusta täyttäessäsi, tarvitaanko tunnistuskäynti. Jos käynti tarvitaan, hakemus käsitellään vasta, kun tulet palvelupisteeseen. Vältyt jonottamiselta varaamalla ajan poliisin sähköisessä asiointipalvelussa. 4. Alle 18-vuotiaalta vaaditaan kaikkien huoltajien kirjallinen suostumus. 5. 18-30 -vuotiaalla miehellä pitää olla todistus siitä, että asevelvollisuus ei ole passin myöntämisen esteenä Valmis passi toimitetaan suljetussa kirjekuoressa valitsemaasi Matkahuollon tai sen alihankkijan toimipisteeseen. Valmista passia noutaessasi sinun on todistettava henkilöllisyytesi ja esitettävä lähetystunnus. Voit näyttää lähetystunnuksen esimerkiksi puhelimesi näytöltä, noutoilmoituksen tulosteesta tai käsin itse kirjoittamaltasi lapulta. Lisätietoja tavallisen passin, alaikäisen passin, pika- ja express-passin, väliaikaisen passin ja merimiespassin hakemisesta poliisin verkkosivuilta. Poliisin verkkosivuilla löytyy tarkempia tietoja myös ns. kaksoispassista sekä Suomen sotiin osallistuneiden passista.
Approval as a guard
A person who is performing security guard duties is required to have a valid guard licence.
A guard is a person who performs guard duties in the service of the holder of a security sector business licence. However, a person applying for a guard licence does not need to be working for a holder of a security sector business licence. Should the requirements be met, the licence must be granted to all applicants. Guard duties include, for example, guarding property, protecting a person, detecting and preventing crimes against the property or the client, bodyguard duties, transport of valuables, and dispatch duties performed from a unit maintained by a private security company. The police department grants the guard licences.
You can submit an application for the guard licence at the police e-service. However, the applicant must visit the police department in person if this is necessary for a specific reason. The application can also be made in person at a police station or at a police service point. The following must be attached to the application: - A report (copy of the certificate) on the satisfactory completion of basic guard training (a minimum of 120 lessons - temporary guard training comprising a minimum of 40 lessons forms a component of guard training) - A report (copy of the certificate) on the satisfactory completion of user training on forcible means equipment, and the obedience test for any dog that will accompany the guard during assignments (if performed at the time of first approval; otherwise, include a duplicate in the application) - A photograph of the applicant that meets the requirements of the provisions of the Passports Act For more information on becoming a guard, changing details for a guard application, obtaining a duplicate guard licence, and details on training requirements and approvals, see the police website.
Approval as a temporary guard
A temporary guard licence is required for a person who is performing guard duties for up to four months.
A temporary guard is a person who carries out guard duties for a maximum period of four months. Guard duties include, for example, guarding property, protecting a person, detecting and preventing crimes against the property or the client, bodyguard duties, transport of valuables, and dispatch duties performed from a unit maintained by a private security company. The police department grants temporary guard licences. The licence period for a temporary guard is of a one-time nature and is no longer tied to the calendar year. If, after four months, the guard intends to continue working as a guard, he or she must complete the training required for a full guard licence.
You can submit an application for the temporary guard licence through the police e-service. However, the applicant must visit a police department in person if this is necessary for a specific reason. The application can also be made in person at a police station or at a police service point. The following must be attached to the application: - A report (copy of the certificate) on the satisfactory completion of temporary guard training (a minimum of 40 lessons) Temporary guard training confirmed by the Ministry of the Interior – Basics of guard work (a minimum of 40 lessons) – shall be deemed equivalent to the training courses specified above - A photograph of the applicant meeting the requirements of the provisions of the Passports Act The police department may ask the applicant to present additional documentation related to the approval. More information on how to apply for a temporary guard licence is available on the police website.
Approval of security stewards
A person who performs security stewarding duties is required to have a valid security steward identity card.
A security steward is a person who carries out security stewarding duties, either in the service of a holder of a security sector business licence or otherwise. These tasks include upholding order and security as well as prevention of crime and accidents within the duty area. The duty area means the area appointed for the security steward. Security stewards are approved by a police department.
You can submit an application through the police e-service. However, the applicant must visit a police department in person if this is necessary for a specific reason. The application can also be made in person at a police station or at a police service point. The following must be attached to the application: - report (copy of the certificate) of the satisfactory completion of basic security steward training (a minimum of 40 lessons) - when applying for a renewal of a security steward licence, a report (copy of the certificate) on the satisfactory completion of a security steward's refresher training course - report (copy of the certificate) on the satisfactory completion of a security steward's additional use-of-force training course, in accordance with Section 27 of the Private Security Services Act - photograph of the applicant that meets the requirements of Section 6(5) of the Passport Act - report (copy of the certificate) on the satisfactory completion of a basic guard training course, if the applicant does not have a valid guard licence and is seeking to work in security stewarding assignments to assist the police or the Finnish Border Guard - report (copy of the certificate) on the satisfactory completion of instruments of restraint user training (if completed prior to applying for the first approval; otherwise, include a duplicate in the application) - report (copy of the certificate) on the satisfactory completion of the obedience test of a dog accompanying the security steward during assignments (if completed prior to applying for the first approval; otherwise, include a duplicate in the application) More information about the approval of security stewards or amendment of license, obtaining a duplicate of a security steward identity card, comparability and recognition of training as well as approval of temporary security stewards can be found on the police website.
Security officer certification
A valid security officer licence is required when a person carries out security tasks for the purpose of earning income.
A security officer is a person who carries out security tasks that require certification in the service of a holder of a security sector business licence or a security protection supplier. Such tasks include the planning, installation, repair or alteration of structural protection or electronic surveillance systems, and the planning of other security arrangements. Security services refers to managing security on the basis of client contracts for the purpose of earning income. Police departments grant security officer certifications.
You can submit an application through the police e-service. However, the applicant must visit a police department in person if this is necessary for a specific reason. You can also make an application in person at a police station or at a police service point. The following must be attached to the application: - report on performing security tasks - report on whether the applicant works as an employee or as an independent entrepreneur - report on the applicant’s employer, if the applicant works as an employee - the employer’s name and business ID - photograph of the applicant that meets the requirements stipulated in the provisions under section 6, subsection 5 of the Passports Act. Visit the police website for more information on security officer certification, amending a certification, or how to order a duplicate copy of a security officer licence.
Yleisötilaisuuden järjestämisestä on tehtävä kirjallinen ilmoitus järjestämispaikan poliisille.
Yleisötilaisuuksista säädetään kokoontumislaissa (530/1999). Yleisötilaisuudella tarkoitetaan yleisölle avoimia huvitilaisuuksia, kilpailuja, näytöksiä ja muita niihin rinnastettavia tilaisuuksia, jotka eivät ole yleisiä kokouksia eli ns. mielenosoituksia. Yleistäen voidaan sanoa, että kyseessä on yleisötilaisuus silloin, kun tilaisuuteen osallistuminen ei edellytä nimenomaista kutsua tai kuulumista johonkin tiettyyn yhteisöön. Yleisötilaisuuden saa järjestää täysivaltainen henkilö, yhteisö ja säätiö. Vajaavaltainen saa järjestää yleisötilaisuuden yhdessä täysivaltaisen henkilön kanssa.
Yleisötilaisuusilmoituksen voi tehdä poliisin sähköisessä asiointipalvelussa tai poliisin verkkosivuilta löytyvällä tulostettavalla lomakkeella, joka toimitetaan poliisilaitokselle. Ilmoituksen voi tehdä myös poliisiasemalla. Lisätietoja yleisötilaisuusilmoituksen tekemisestä on poliisin verkkosivuilla.
The police must receive notification about any public meeting that is due to take place outdoors and in a public place at least 24 hours in advance.
The Assembly Act defines a public meeting as a demonstration or other event organised for the exercise of freedom of assembly and at which people other than those specifically invited may join in or follow. However, a demonstration organised for the sole purpose of allowing individuals to voice their personal opinions is not considered a public meeting.
The police must receive either verbal or written notification of a public meeting that is due to take place outdoors and in a public place at least 24 hours in advance. Notification of a public meeting can be made either through the police e-service or at the local police department. A printable notification form is available on the police website. The notification of a public meeting must be accompanied by a completed notice of organising a demonstration in a public place. At least 24 hours before the meeting begins. For the duration of the public meeting mentioned in the notification.
Ajokortin erityisehdot ja luokan alentaminen
Ajokorttiluokkaa voidaan alentaa ja ajokortin erityisehtoja voidaan muuttaa, mikäli siihen ilmenee syytä.
Poliisi voi alentaa ajokorttiluokkaa ja muuttaa ajokorttiin liitettyjä erityisehtoja ja rajoituksia, mikäli siihen ilmenee syytä.
Poliisi tekee ajokorttiluokan alentamista tai erityisehdon muuttamista koskevan päätöksen ja antaa tarvittaessa väliaikaisen kortin. Uutta korttia haetaan Ajovarma Oy:n palvelupisteestä. Maksu suoritetaan Ajovarman kanssa asioitaessa. Ajokorttilaki, http://finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/2011/20110386
Alkolukkoajokortti voidaan myöntää terveysperusteisena tai sille, joka on epäiltynä tai syyllistynyt rattijuopumukseen tai törkeään rattijuopumukseen.
Alkolukko on laite, joka estää ajoneuvon käynnistämisen, jos kuljettajan uloshengitysilman alkoholipitoisuus ylittää sallitun rajan. Alkolukkoajokortti (alkolukolla valvottu ajo-oikeus) voidaan myöntää henkilölle, joka on epäiltynä rattijuopumuksesta tai törkeästä rattijuopumuksesta alkoholin takia tai syyllistynyt näihin rikoksiin. Ajokorttiin voidaan myös ennaltaehkäisevänä toimena liittää ehto alkolukon käytöstä (alkolukon terveysperusteinen käyttö), jos henkilölle ei voida alkoholin jatkuvan väärinkäytön takia myöntää tavallista ajokorttia. Alkolukkoajokortti oikeuttaa kuljettamaan vain toimivalla alkolukolla varustettuja ajoneuvoja.
Pyyntö valvotun ajo-oikeuden saamiseksi esitetään poliisille . Alkolukolla valvottua ajo-oikeutta voi pyytää jo esitutkinnan aikana, vaikka rikosasiaa ei olisi vielä ratkaistu. Jos esitutkinnan perusteella on ilmeistä, että ajokielto määrätään ehdollisena, poliisi voi määrätä valvotun ajo-oikeuden jo ennen ajokieltopäätöksen tekemistä. Valvottavan on käytävä lääkärin tai muun terveydenhuollon ammattihenkilön luona keskustelemassa päihteiden käytöstä, niiden vaikutuksesta terveyteen sekä hoitomahdollisuuksista. Valvottavan on pyydettävä käynnistä todistus, josta ilmenee käynnin tarkoitus. Todistus toimitetaan poliisille. Poliisi lisää erityisehdon ja antaa väliaikaisen ajokortin, minkä jälkeen valvottavan tulee hakea Ajovarman palvelupisteestä uutta ajokorttia, johon on merkitty poliisin lisäämä erityisehto. Valvotun ajo-oikeuden koeajan päätyttyä henkilö voi noutaa poliisilta vanhan ajokorttinsa takaisin, jolloin päättyy myös alkolukon käyttövelvollisuus. Ajoneuvo on muutoskatsastettava myös alkolukon poistamisen jälkeen.
Weapon licences and permits
The police grants licences and permits for the acquisition and possession of weapons and weapon parts.
The police grants licences and permits for the acquisition and possession of weapons and weapon parts. A permit to acquire and possess a weapon and a gas sprayer can be granted also to an entity or foundation that is registered in Finland or performs a public task.
Permit applications referred to in the Firearms Act are, with a few exceptions, filed with a verbal application that the receiving clerk will enter in the police firearms information system. The applicant must however always present the grounds for the application in writing. When you apply for a weapon permit you must have with you: - passport or identity card (a driving licence is not an identification document) - grounds for the application in writing and other documents needed to justify the application - military passport, civilian service certificate, conscription certificate or a certificate showing that you are exempt from military service - other certificates in accordance with the intended use of the weapon More information about the applications referred to in the Firearms Act such as parallel licences, entity licences, weapon handling licences, duplicated applications, private import or transfer licences or European Firearms Pass can be found on the website of the police.
European Firearms Pass (EFP)
The European Firearms Pass (EFP) facilitates the movement of target shooters and hunters from one EU country to another with their firearms.
The European Firearms Pass (EFP) facilitates the movement of target shooters and hunters from one EU country to another with their firearms. Police departments grant EFPs.
You can apply for an EFP verbally. When applying for an EFP, bring along: - proof of right of possession and holding (firearm permit, possession permit or parallel permit) - two photographs - a passport or identity card