Helsinki Main Police Station, presentation of firearms - Police
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.
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.
Switchboard+358 295 470011
Presentation of firearms+358 295 475249Mon–Fri 9.00–15.00
Turva- ja asealan neuvonta+358 295 473133Tue–Fri 9.00–11.00
Our services are
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.
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.
Firearms belonging to estates of deceased persons
After a permit holder’s death, the administrator of their estate must immediately seize all firearms and obtain permits for them within six months.
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 collector authorisation
The Firearms Administration of the National Police Board authorises weapon collectors.
Weapon licences and permits
The police grants licences and permits for the acquisition and possession of weapons and weapon parts.