How to get a police certificate – Finland
Name of the document you need
Extract from the Criminal Records (Rikosrekisteriote)
Police certificate and IRCC requirements
You must provide a police certificate when you apply for permanent residence in Canada.
You will also be requested to provide a police certificate to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) if you declared a criminal record on your application for an electronic travel authorization, work permit or study permit.
How to apply
If your criminal record does not have entries, it can be written in English, French, German or Spanish.
If your record has entries, you need to have it translated to English or French. The Legal Register Centre does not translate extracts that have entries.
National Legal Register Office
P.O. Box 157
FI - 13101 Hämeenlinna, Finland
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