Associations and foundations: how to file financial statements with the Trade Register

Non-profit associations, economic associations and foundations recorded in the Finnish Trade Register must file their financial statements with the Trade Register for publishing if at least two of the following thresholds were exceeded during the financial period that has ended or during the financial period immediately preceding it:

  • turnover: 12 million euros;
  • balance sheet total: 6 million euros;
  • average number of employees: 50.

File your financial statements with the Trade Register within six months from the end of the financial period.

Foundations: Remember also to file your annual report with the Register of Foundations

Foundations must in any case always file their financial statements with the Finnish Register of Foundations together with their annual report.

Go to the instructions of the Register of Foundations in Finnish.

Go to the instructions of the Register of Foundations in Swedish.

What does it cost?

Filing financial statements is free of charge.

How to file

File your notification by filling in the form for registering financial statements and enclose your financial statement documents with the form. Go to our instructions: Financial statement documents.

Save the paper form to your computer before filling it in. The form includes instructions on how and where you need to send the notification and its enclosures.

Please note that the form is only available in Finnish and in Swedish.

Open the form: Registration of financial statements (pdf) in Finnish.

Open the form: Registration of financial statements (pdf) in Swedish.

How to send the documents to the Trade Register

Send the form for registering financial statements and all the financial statement documents for registration all at once:

or

  • by post to: Finnish Patent and Registration Office, Financial statements, 00091 PRH, Finland.

Once your financial statements have been registered, you will receive an extract from the register to your company’s mailing address recorded in the Trade Register.

The details on the financial statements are public and available from the PRH Virre Information Service. Go to Virre.

Several service providers use the details in financial statements. Read more about our co-operation partners providing details from financial statements.

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Latest update 06.10.2020