How to Get a Police Certificate – Finland

Do I need to provide a Police Certificate with my Application for Permanent Residence? Yes.

Name of document(s) to get: Extract from the Criminal Records (Rikosrekisteriote).

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Finland:

If you live in Finland:

You should mail a request letter to the National Legal Register Office (Oikeusrekisterikeskus) (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Finland:

You should mail a request letter to the National Legal Register Office (Oikeusrekisterikeskus) (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you are not a citizen of Finland:

If you live in Finland:

You should mail a request letter to the National Legal Register Office (Oikeusrekisterikeskus) (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Finland:

You should mail a request letter to the National Legal Register Office (Oikeusrekisterikeskus) (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

Information and documents you need:

  • Your full name (including any previous names)
  • Your Finnish personal identity number (henkilötunnus)
  • Your place of birth
  • The reason for your request
  • Your language preference
  • Sign the letter
  •  Indicate the address where the document and invoice for service fees should be sent

Special notes and considerations

Do I need to provide a police certificate for Express Entry?

Yes. If you are Invited to Apply (ITA) for Permanent Residence, you need to upload a police certificate in your Electronic Application for Permanent Residence (e-APR). Please follow the instructions above to get your police certificate.

We will not accept police certificates sent by mail for Express Entry applications.

Oikeusrekisterikeskus
P.O. Box 157
FI–13101 Hämeenlinna, Finland
Telephone: +358–(0)3–622 3770
Fax: +358(0)3–622 3783
E-mail: oikeusrekisterikeskus@om.fi
Website: Police and Border Guard Board (available in English and Finnish).


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