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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

Helsinki Main Police Station, presentation of firearms

At the moment, the number of customers allowed in the waiting area is up to 6 people.
Due to the coronavirus situation, we have to limit the number of customers in the waiting areas. Helsinki Main Police Station is situated in two police buildings in Pasila. The unit duty desk in police building 1 receives reports of an offence and deals with lost property matters. Police building 2 serves in passport, identity card and firearm matters. See below for our services 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

Pasilanraitio 11, 00240 HELSINKI
Aseasioiden erillinen sisäänkäynti Pasilanraition puolelta: Pasilanraitio 11 A.

Post address

PL 11, 00241 Helsinki

Opening hours

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri

Phone Numbers

  • Switchboard
    +358 295 470011
  • Asetarkastajat
    +358 295 473114
  • Asetarkastajat
    +358 295 473165
  • Svitchboard
    +358 295 470011


Our services are

Appointing a security steward

Appointing a security steward to provide assistance to the police or the Finnish Border Guard is subject to a licence.

Approval as a guard

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

Approval as a temporary guard

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

Security officer certification

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

Turvatarkastajaksi hyväksyminen

Poliisin hyväksymät ja tehtävään koulutetut henkilöt voivat suorittaa turvatarkastuksia.

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.

Presenting a weapon

A weapon is presented to the police in connection with a change of owner or licence modification. The police may request this also for other reasons.

Weapon licences and permits

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