The Finnish Border Guard operates on land, at sea and in the air. We ensure security in all conditions.
The purpose of border surveillance is to maintain order and security at our borders and prevent and investigate unauthorised border crossings.
The Border Guard is responsible for border checks at border crossing points.
The Finnish Border Guard is the leading maritime search and rescue authority in Finland.
The Finnish Border Guard has been responsible for the prevention of environmental damage in the open sea since 2019.
Defending the nation has always been an important duty of the Finnish Border Guard, performed in cooperation with the Finnish Defence Forces.
International cooperation is vital for Finland's border security.
One of the Finnish Border Guard's core functions is cross-border crime prevention.