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A criminal records extract for foreign authorities

  • Service
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

The extract is issued for private individual to be presented for foreign authorities for the application of visa, work permit, residence permit or for an equivalent reason.

If there is no data on criminal records, the extract can be issued in English, German, French or Spanish.

To whom and on what terms

The extract is intended solely for presentation abroad.

A fee is charged for the service.

The extract costs 12 euro.

Basic information

The service is provided byLegal register centre
Responsible for the serviceLegal register centre
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: Legal register centre
Updated: 10/9/2021