How file financial statements with the Finnish Trade Register using a paper form

The law requires companies to file their financial statements with the Finnish Trade Register. Companies must file their financial statements for each financial period, even if the companies are not active. Do not file unapproved financial statements with the Trade Register.

Please note that the financial period in the financial statements must be the same as the financial period registered for the company in the Trade Register.

File all financial statement documents. Go to our instructions: Financial statement documents.

It is quicker to file financial statements using our online service in Finnish and in Swedish. The service will also help you fill in the notification. Go to the online service in Finnish and in Swedish at ytj.fi to file your notification.

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How to file a notification using paper forms

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

Save the form to your computer before filling it in.

Who files the notification?

The notification is signed by a person responsible for the company, who is recorded in the Finnish Trade Register, or by a representative he or she has authorised. Procuration rights are not enough to sign a notification to the Finnish Trade Register.

Enclose a power of attorney if an authorised person signs the notification.

Who signs the notification form?

The notification form is signed by a person responsible for the company, who is recorded in the Trade Register, or by a representative he or she has authorised. Enclose a power of attorney if a representative signs the notification form. The form is 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.

Send the signed form and the financial statement documents for registration all at once by post to Finnish Patent and Registration Office, Financial statements, FI-00091 PRH, Finland.

What happens after registration?

As soon as the financial statements have been registered, a register extract will be sent to the company’s mailing address, as recorded in the Finnish Business Information System (BIS) at ytj.fi.

The details in the financial statements are publicly available on the PRH Virre Information Service. Go to the Virre service.

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

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Latest update 25.10.2022