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Poliisin yhteystiedot tilapäistä suojelua hakevalle en

Police contact details for the registration of those applying for residence permit on the basis of need for temporary protection and for asylum seekers

The Police will register the applicants who will have the residence permit on the basis of need for temporary protection. The registration takes place in the Police units listed below. Persons contacting other Police units will be directed to the units listed below.

The application for asylum can be made at all Police Stations in Finland. However, not all Police units will be able to manage the whole application process from the beginning to the end. Applicants visiting units other than those listed below will be directed to take supplementary measures in another Police unit. 

Central Finland Police Department

The Tampere Police Department recommends that the asylum seekers in the Central Finland region go to the Tampere Central Police Station or the Jyväskylä Police Station.

Tampere Central Police Station, Sorinkatu 12, Tampere. Tampere main police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Jyväskylä Police Station, Urhonkatu 1, Jyväskylä. Jyväskylä police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Eastern Finland Police Department

Police request to those applying for asylum and temporary protection in the area of the Eastern Finland Police Department, and to the persons assisting them: before submitting your application at a Police Station, please call the Police helpline at 0295 455 380 (Mon-Fri from 9 to 15) first or contact the Police by email at [email protected]. The Police will provide service in Finnish and English to those contacting us through the helpline and/or email.

Based on the first contact, the Police will organise the receiving of the application at one of the following Police stations, closest to where you are.

Joensuu Police Station, Pykäläkuja 1, Joensuu. Joensuu police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Kuopio Central Police Station, Suokatu 44, Kuopio. Kuopio Main Police Station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Mikkeli Police Station, Hallituskatu 4, Mikkeli. Mikkeli police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Eastern Uusimaa Police Department

The Eastern Uusimaa Police Department recommends that the asylum seekers in the Eastern Uusimaa area go to the Police service unit at the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport.

Service unit at the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Lentäjäntie 1 B, 4th floor, Vantaa. Eastern Uusimaa servicepoint in Helsinki-Vantaa airport, licence service - Police (poliisi.fi)

Helsinki Police Department

The Helsinki Police Department’s service point for applicants for temporary protection is located in the on-call unit in police building 1. Address: Pasilanraitio 13, Helsinki. 

Applications will be registered from Monday to Friday between 1 and 9 pm and during weekends between 9 am and 6 pm. Information is available and application registrations can be booked by calling +358 295 47 5019. 

The Police Department will accept applicants for temporary protection based on booked appointments, and we recommend that applicants bring their passport photo or the code provided by the photographer with them when coming to complete their application.

Häme Police Department

The Häme Police Department recommends that the asylum seekers in the Häme region go to the Lahti Central Police Station or the Hämeenlinna Police Station. 

Lahti Central Police Station, Esikuntakatu 4, Lahti. Lahti main police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Hämeenlinna Police Station, Hattelmalantie 2, Hämeenlinna. Hämeenlinna police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Lapland Police Department

The Police Department of Lapland recommends that the asylum seekers in Lapland go to the Kemi or Rovaniemi Police Stations.

Kemi Police Station, Valtakatu 28, Kemi. Kemi police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Rovaniemi Central Police Station, Hallituskatu 1 A, Rovaniemi. Rovaniemi main police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Oulu Police Department

The Oulu Police Department recommends that the asylum seekers in the Oulu region go to one of the three Police Stations listed below.

Kajaani Police Station, Lönnrotinkatu 2 A, Kajaani. Kajaani police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Oulu Central Police Station, Kirkkokatu 13, Oulu. Oulu Central Police Station - Police (poliisi.fi)

Raahe Police Station, Kummatinkatu 6, Raahe. Raahe police station, customerservice - Police (poliisi.fi)

At the moment the Oulu Central Police Station is crowded. The Police recommends that you apply for temporary protection or asylum at the Oulu reception centre, its address is Heikinharjuntie 66, Oulu.

Please make an appointment with the Police beforehand, so that the reception does not get too full. You can make an appointment by calling to the phone number 0295 464 555, which is open from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 4.15 pm. The service languages are Finnish and English.

Ostrobothnia Police Department

The Ostrobothnia Police Department recommends that the asylum seekers in the Oulu region go to one of the three Police Stations listed below.

Vaasa Central Police Station, Korsholmanpuistikko 45, Vaasa. Vaasa main police station, customer service - Police (poliisi.fi)

Pietarsaari Police Station, Kanavapuistikko 45, Pietarsaari. Pietarsaari police station, customer service - Police (poliisi.fi)

Seinäjoki Police Station, Juhonkatu 4, Seinäjoki. Seinäjoki police station - Police (poliisi.fi)

Southeastern Finland Police Department

The Southeastern Finland Police Department recommends that the asylum seekers in the region of Southeastern Finland go to one of the four Police Stations listed below.

Imatra Police Station, Tainionkoskentie 70, Imatra. Imatra police station - Police (poliisi.fi)
Opening hours Tuesday 9.00–12.00, 13.00–16.15 and Wednesdays 9.00–12.00, 13.00–16.15

Kotka Police Station, Ruukinkatu 12, Kotka. Kotka police station - Police (poliisi.fi)
Opening hours Monday to Friday 9.00-16.15

Kouvola Central Police Station, Vuorikatu 1, Kouvola. Kouvola Main Police Station - Police (poliisi.fi)
Opening hours Monday to Friday 8.00-16.15

Lappeenranta Police Station, Villimiehenkatu 2 C, Lappeenranta. Lappeenranta police station - Police (poliisi.fi)
Opening hours Monday to Friday 9.00-16.15

Southwestern Finland Police Department

The asylum seekers coming to the Southwestern Finland Police Department are primarily directed to the Raisio Police Station.

Raisio Police Station, Nallinkatu 8, Raisio. Raisio police station - Police (poliisi.fi)

The on-call service of foreign nationals supervision unit is available on weekdays during office hours from 8 to 16, phone 0295 444 818. In asylum application issues, you can also send an email to [email protected].

Western Uusimaa Police Department

The Western Uusimaa Police Department recommends that the asylum seekers in the Western Uusimaa area go to one of the three Police Stations listed below.

Espoo Central Police Station, Vitikka 1 F, Espoo. Espoo Main Police station, police matters - Police (poliisi.fi)

Lohja Police Station, Postikatu 3 B, Lohja. Lohja police station - Police (poliisi.fi)

Raasepori Police Station, Ajurinpuisto 4, Tammisaari. Raasepori police station - Police (poliisi.fi)