Flag of the country where ECRIS provides the Finnish criminal record check.Finnish criminal record check (EU)

Source of information: Legal Register Centre
Local name: Oikeusrekisterikeskus
International information exchange department name:
(name appearing in the certificate)
Specific to the country of the applicant’s citizenship

Information revealed in the certificate:

Type of conviction

  • Several offences, felonies
  • Minor offences, misdemeanors
  • Juvenal punishemnt convictions

Information on the penalty

  • Type of penalty
  • Penalty suspension, probation or parole

Coverage: Nationwide
Time scope: Specific to the country of the applicant’s citizenship, up to April 2012
Certificate format: EU template
(Original certificate issued in Polish and its English translation)
Turnaround time (based on data from the last three months): Specific to the country of the applicant’s citizenship
Price: 79 GBP
Service description: This is a European Union criminal record check narrowed down to include just the information originating from Finland. You can request it using this ORDER FORM.

The service is available only to the citizens of the below states:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

We provide this service by requesting the information from the central authority of the member state of the applicant’s citizenship. Please note discrepancies between information obtained through this service and through requests made directly to the Finnish criminal register may occur, i.a. if the latter fail to fulfil their statutory obligation to transmit the information on convictions to the central authority of the state of the applicant's citizenship under Article 4 of the Council Framework Decision 2009/315/JHA of 26 February 2009 in a timely manner.

Please refer to the European Union criminal record check service description for the legal basis and further details.

Alternatives: European Union criminal record check - covering all of the EU member states, including Finland (not available to Finnish and non-EU citizens).
Finnish criminal record check provided by European Criminal Record Information Services.