Helsinki Main Police Station, presentation of firearms - Police
Asioi verkossa korona-aikana
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
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.
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.
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.