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Haapavesi police station

One of the police stations of Oulu Police Department
One of the police stations of Oulu Police Department. Police station is service point of local police. The duty of the local police is to maintain public order and security; to take measures to prevent crime; to investigate crimes and other events threatening public order and security; to direct and monitor traffic and promote traffic safety, and to implement any other duties prescribed to the policy by law or that they are obliged to carry out. Local police are responsible for police licence services, which are offered at police service points, as well as at several joint service points across the country. Licence services provided by the police are linked to core policing operations, the maintenance of public order and safety, crime prevention and the promotion of traffic safety.

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.

The cost for a call to the Police is

  • the local network charge (pvm) if you call using a landline number
  • cellular phone charge (mpm) if you use a mobile phone
  • international call charge if you call from abroad.

You will pay for the call in line with your operator tariff. Waiting time is also paid for.

Street address

Rynnäkkötie 1, 86600 HAAPAVESI

Opening hours

  • Wed
    9.00–11.30, 12.30–16.00

Phone Numbers

  • Switchboard
    +358 295 460211
  • Helpline and appointment booking
    +358 295 419800
  • Lost property
    +358 295 464880
  • Police matters
    +358 295 464880

Our services are

Lost property

The police provides a lost and found service.

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.

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.

Passihakemus

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

Reporting an offence

The victim of a crime should file a report of the offence 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.

Approval as a temporary guard

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

Approval of security stewards

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

Security officer certification

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

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.

Alkolukkoajokortti

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

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.