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Poliisi - Yhteystiedot - Poliisiasema ja poliisilaitos

Jyväskylä police station, licence services

One of the police stations of Central Finland Police Department.
Jyväskylä Police Station’s licence services are located at the corner of Hannikaisenkatu and Urhonkatu streets in the centre of town. You can apply for a passport, identity card and other permits from us. We also handle matters concerning firearms permits. We mainly serve by appointment. We recommend handling matters online. If you do not book an appointment, please prepare to queue. Those who have booked an appointment are called by name in the Customer Service, without separate registration. The queueing number unit is operational on Mon, Wed, Thu and Fri 8.00 - 11.00 and on Tue 9.00 - 11.00. Ready documents are collected from the information desk without appointment. It is advisable to reserve an appointment for the return of a driving licence following the end of a driving ban. Have a look at our more detailed contact information and opening hours.

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

Urhonkatu 2, 4. krs, 40100 JYVÄSKYLÄ
4. kerros

Post address

PL 59, 40101 JYVÄSKYLÄ

Opening hours

Opening hours until 2.1.2022
  • Mon
    8.00–16.15
  • Tue
    9.00–16.15
  • Wed
    8.00–16.15
  • Thu
    8.00–16.15
  • Fri
    8.00–16.15
Exceptions
  • 8.2.2021–31.12.2021
    Starting from 8.2.2021 the queueing number unit is operational on Mon, Wed, Thu and Fri 8.00 - 11.00 and on Tue 9.00 - 11.00.
  • 25.11.2021–3.12.2021
    Due to staff training day there may be exceptions and restrictions on licence offices opening hours on 26.11.2021 and 2.12.2021.
  • 26.5.2021–31.12.2021
    Submitting an application with a queue number is from time to time congested. Be prepared to queue. Due to the large number of customers, we may have to close the queuenumbermachine before 11 am.

Phone Numbers

  • Switchboard
    +358 295 440131
  • Helpline and appointment booking
    +358 295 419800

Our services are

Asiakirjojen katoamisilmoitukset

Poliisin myöntämien asiakirjojen katoamisilmoitukset

Service information

You can also report the disappearance of the document electronically on the police website.

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.

Notification of small-scale fundraising

Fundraising requires a permit from the police. It can also be arranged as small-scale fundraising, which requires a notification to the police.

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.

Viisumin jatkaminen

Poliisi voi erityisistä syistä jatkaa viisumin voimassaoloaikaa tai sallitun oleskelun kestoa.

Service information

Please bring your passport, a certificate of valid insurance, a statement of livelihood, a written free-form statement of the reason for extending the visa and a passport photo.

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.

Service information

Please, bring your valid passport or ID card.

Passihakemus

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

Service information

Please, bring your valid passport or ID card.

Todistus ensitunnistuksesta

Hakemus tunnistamisesta tunnistamisasiakirjaa varten täytetään tunnistusvälineen tai laatuvarmenteen hakemiseksi.

Väliaikainen passi

Passi voidaan erityisestä syystä myöntää väliaikaisena, jos passin myöntäminen nopeutetussakaan aikataulussa ei ole mahdollista.

Service information

Please, bring your valid passport or ID card.

Approval as a guard

A person who is performing security guard duties is required to have a valid guard licence.

Service information

You can also submit application online.

Approval as a temporary guard

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

Service information

You can also submit application online.

Approval of security stewards

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

Service information

You can also submit application online.

Security officer certification

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

Service information

You can also submit application online.

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.

Ajokortin erityisehdot ja luokan alentaminen

Ajokorttiluokkaa voidaan alentaa ja ajokortin erityisehtoja voidaan muuttaa, mikäli siihen ilmenee syytä.

Ajokortinhaltijan terveydentilan valvonta

Suomessa vakinaisesti asuvan ajokortinhaltijan on esitettävä poliisille lääkärinlausunto ajokyvyn säilymisestä erikseen säädetyin määräajoin.

Alkolukkoajokortti

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

Reinstating the right to drive

After the driving ban, the right to drive is reinstated when the police return the driving license or issue a temporary driving license to the driver.

Service information

You can pick up your driving license from the info point or make an appointment to get back your driving license.

Aseiden luovutus/noutaminen

Aseluvan haltija tai kuolinpesä voi olla velvollinen luovuttamaan aseita poliisille. Aseet on tietyissä tapauksissa mahdollista myös noutaa takaisin.

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.

Service information

We recommend making an appointment to submit a weapon permit application.

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.

Weapon licences and permits

The police grants licences and permits for the acquisition and possession of weapons and weapon parts.

Service information

We recommend making an appointment to submit a weapon permit application.