Police helpline - Police
Poliisi - Yhteystiedot - Poliisiasema ja poliisilaitos
Switchboard+358 295 470011
Police helpline+358 295 419800Mon–Fri 8.00–16.15
Poliisin neuvontapalvelu en
Police Customer Service Helpline and booking of appointments
The Police Helpline gives general advice in non-urgent issues related to passports, personal ID cards, other Police permit questions, booking of appointments and digital services.
Police Customer Helpline 0295 419 800
Opening hours Mon-Fri from 8.00 to 16.15, Sat and Sun closed
We also help you in questions related to automated traffic controls as well as in traffic, Police report and lost property issues.
The chat is open on the website when the expert is available.
In emergencies, always dial 112.
Before contacting the Helpline, please read the Poliisi.fi site carefully. It is advisable to look at the FAQ at the bottom of this page.
We provide advice in Finnish and Swedish.
The Helpline is not open on official holidays.
Service response times and statistics
The Service is contacted daily 1 200 times on average. The approximate waiting time from the call to the contact is about 5 minutes. It is good to know that the first days of the week, especially Monday, and lunchtimes are the busiest with most calls coming in.
Price of service
The cost for a call to the Police Customer Service Helpline 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 (the service is free from extra charge). Waiting time is also paid for.
Use the chat for asking about permits
The chat icon is visible during office hours on the permit sites with access to a chat. The chat is open on the website only when the expert is available. The chat provides you with easy access to general advice and instructions on the following topics.
- passport application
- personal ID card application
- firearm licences
- private security sector permits
- booking for appointments and digital services.
The chat is at your service on weekdays between 8.00 and 16.00.
Our objective is to respond within 30 seconds from the beginning of the chat.
N.B. The chat service in permit questions is intended for general advice only. Please do not feed in your own or other people’s personal data. For information security and data protection reasons, we cannot provide answers or process issues related to eventually pending processes or validity of permits.
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