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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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Eastern Finland Police Department

We provide police services the regions of Southern Savo, Northern Karelia and Northern Savo. Our area of operation extends to Ilomantsi in the east and from Mäntyharju in the south to Vieremä in the north. There are about 557,000 inhabitants in the area. For more information on our services and opening hours, see the details of individual police stations.

Our police stations

Online Invoicing address

  • Online invoice address/OVT ID
  • Operator ID (OpusCapita)
  • Business ID
  • VAT number

The Police only accepts online e-invoices that comply with European standards.

Contact info

Post address

PL 217, 70101 KUOPIO

Phone Numbers

  • Fax number
    +358 172 649566
  • Helpline and appointment booking, licence services
    +358 295 419800
  • Telephone exchange
    +358 295 450311
    Mon–Fri 8.00–16.15
  • Tip line
    +358 295 415232


+358 295 450311

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.

In non-urgent situations, you will get general advice from the national advice service, either by phone 0295 419 800 (8 am to 4:15 pm) or chat.  

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