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Coronavirus and the police

The police also maintains public order and security in relation to the coronavirus.

Please avoid visits to the Police point of service if your problem is not urgent. You can file an online application for the passport or personal ID, and in most cases  report a crime digitally

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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.

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Restrictions on movement and public order

The police have the right to isolate, close or empty a commonly used space or area or prohibit and restrict movement if this is necessary for maintaining public order and safety. To increase the effect of the isolation, a police worker can give orders and prohibitions that obligate everyone.

Not following Police orders is deemed to be criminalised insubordination. The police can arrest the recusant if they would cause noticeable disturbance or immediate danger to the public order and safety. The arrested person can be held as long as it is probable that they cause disturbance or danger; however, a maximum of 24 hours.

Duties of the police are always based on the law and decrees.

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License services at Vantaa only with booking

22.2.2021 12.32 | Published in English on 22.2.2021 at 13.41
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Due to tightened restrictions on gatherings in the Uusimaa area, our license services at Vantaa Main Police Station only serve customers with booked appointments. Serving numbers are available only for customers who are picking up a suspended driving license, documents or a temporary identity card.

To book an appointment, go to our online service or call the police helpline at +358 (0)295 419 800 (at standard call rates) from Monday to Friday between 8:00 and 16:15.

If you are coming to pick up a suspended driving license, documents or a temporary identity card, you will be served with a serving number at Vantaa Main Police Station.

We recommend to use our online service whenever possible. We continue to serve or licence customers with serving numbers in Hyvinkää, Järvenpää and Porvoo. 

Only max. 6 people are allowed at a time at our waiting rooms. Please use a mask and disinfect your hands when visiting our police stations. 

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