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Use our online services because of the corona situation. Apply for licenses and file crime reports online.

If your matter requires a personal visit, make an appointment in advance. Queuing at police premises is not always possible.

Poliisi - Yhteystiedot - Poliisiasema ja poliisilaitos

Viitasaari police station

One of the police stations of Central Finland Police Department
Viitasaari Police Station is located at address: Rantatie 10, Viitasaari. You can apply for a passport, identity card and other permits from the licence service on Mondays. We also handle matters concerning firearms permits. We also receive lost property. Firearms inspections cannot be handled at Viitasaari Police Station. We mainly serve by appointment. We recommend handling matters online. Those who have booked an appointment are called by name in the Customer Service, without separate registration. Ready documents can be collected without appointment. Return of a driving licence after a driving ban has ended can also be handled without an appointment. The police duty desk receives crime reports on Mondays. In criminal cases, the Police can be contacted by telephone when answering calls is possible alongside other working tasks. We recommend filing crime reports online. Have a look at our more detailed contact information and opening hours.

In emergencies, always dial 112.

Please use our online services and book a service time in advance, whenever possible. Read the instructions first before making an application for a passport, personal ID card or other permit or filing a Police report.

If a case is underway and pending, the responses are given by the Police department handing the case. For example, to order copies of records of investigation or criminal reports, please contact the Police department or station directly. Please check the contact details of the department or station in question.

Street adress

Rantatie 10, 44500 VIITASAARI

Post address

PL 27, 44501 VIITASAARI

Opening hours

Exceptions
  • 12.7.2021–7.8.2021
    Licence services are temporarily closed 12.7.2021 - 6.8.2021.

Phone Numbers

  • Switchboard
    +358 295 440131
  • Nationwide police customer service and bookings
    +358 295 419800
  • Police matters
    +358 295 445303
  • Telephone exchange
    +358 295 440131

E-mails

Our services are

Asiakirjojen katoamisilmoitukset

Poliisin myöntämien asiakirjojen katoamisilmoitukset

Service information

You can also report the disappearance of the document electronically on the police website.

Lost property

The police provides a lost and found service.

Service information

Inquiries about lost keys only by visiting the police station.

Arvauskilpailulupa

Arvauskilpailun järjestäminen vaatii luvan poliisilta.

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.

Non-money lottery licences

Running non-money lotteries requires a licence from the police.

Non-money prize machine licence

Keeping non-money prize machines available is subject to a licence.

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.

Notice of a firework display

A company that has got an appropriate licence from TUKES can organise firework displays.

Rock blasting notice

The police must be notified of rock blasting work at least seven days before the blasting.

Foreigner’s identity card

The police can issue identity cards to foreign citizens who reside in Finland permanently.

Identity card

An identity card is a photographic proof of its holder’s identity. An identity card is also a valid travel document with limited rights.

Service information

Please, bring your valid passport or ID card.

Passihakemus

Passi on Suomen kansalaiselle myönnettävä matkustusasiakirja. Passi on myös todistus haltijansa henkilöllisyydestä.

Service information

Please, bring your valid passport or ID card.

Report of criminal wrongdoing

A person who is a victim of an offence should file a report of criminal wrongdoing with the police as soon as possible.

Approval as a guard

A person who is performing security guard duties is required to have a valid guard licence.

Service information

You can also submit application online.

Approval as a temporary guard

A temporary guard licence is required for a person who is performing guard duties for up to four months.

Service information

You can also submit application online.

Approval of security stewards

A person who performs security stewarding duties is required to have a valid security steward identity card.

Service information

You can also submit application online.

Security officer certification

A valid security officer licence is required when a person carries out security tasks for the purpose of earning income.

Service information

You can also submit application online.

Public meeting

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.

Yleisötilaisuusasiat

Yleisötilaisuuden järjestämisestä on tehtävä kirjallinen ilmoitus järjestämispaikan poliisille.

Ajokortin erityisehdot ja luokan alentaminen

Ajokorttiluokkaa voidaan alentaa ja ajokortin erityisehtoja voidaan muuttaa, mikäli siihen ilmenee syytä.

Alkolukkoajokortti

Alkolukkoajokortti voidaan myöntää terveysperusteisena tai sille, joka on epäiltynä tai syyllistynyt rattijuopumukseen tai törkeään rattijuopumukseen.

Reinstating the right to drive

After the driving ban, the right to drive is reinstated when the police return the driving license or issue a temporary driving license to the driver.

Service information

You can pick up your driving license as agreed or make an appointment to get back your driving license.

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.

Weapon licences and permits

The police grants licences and permits for the acquisition and possession of weapons and weapon parts.

Service information

We recommend making an appointment to submit a weapon permit application.