Other companies: how to file financial statements with the Finnish Trade Register

Here you will find instructions for filing your financial statements with the Finnish Trade Register, if your company type is any of the following:

  • savings bank
  • insurance association
  • mortgage society or
  • European economic interest grouping.

When do I file?

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

Who files the notification?

The notification is signed by a person responsible for the company who is recorded in the Finnish Trade Register. Procuration rights are not enough to sign a notification to the Finnish Trade Register. Read more at ytj.fi about how to sign notifications using the online filing service at ytj.fi.

Ulkoinen sivusto, avautuu uuteen välilehteen

Someone else can fill in the notification without authorisation and then ask the person signing to sign the notification online at ytj.fi. Read more about how to sign notifications filled in by someone else online at ytj.fi.

Those who have the right to sign the notification can authorise someone else to sign the notification. Read more at ytj.fi about how to authorise using the online filing service at ytj.fi.

See section 14 of the Finnish Business Information Act for more information about people who have the right to sign the notification.

Read more in section 14 of the Finnish Business Information Act in Finnish in the reference database of Finnish legislation.

Read more in section 14 of the Finnish Business Information Act in Swedish in the reference database of Finnish legislation.

European economic interest groupings cannot sign or authorise using the online filing service at ytj.fi. File your notification using paper forms in Finnish or in Swedish.

What does it cost?

Filing financial statements is free of charge.

Go to our instructions: Filing financial statements late.

How to file

File your notification online using our service at ytj.fi. The online service is available in Finnish and in Swedish. To use the service, you need a Finnish personal identity code and either personal internet banking codes, a mobile certificate, or an electronic identity card (HST card).

The service will help you fill in the notification. Fill in the required details and attach the documents needed.

Please note that the details and documents you submit, as well as the notification document created by the service, will be publicly available for anyone. Do not include any details that contain personal identity codes, home addresses, or other confidential details (such as health details or business secrets).

Go to the online service in Finnish and in Swedish at ytj.fi to file your notification.

File financial statements with the Finnish Trade Register (only in Finnish or Swedish)


Please note that European economic interest groupings cannot file notifications using the online filing service at ytj.fi. In that case, file your notification using paper forms in Finnish or in Swedish. If you file your notification on paper, the processing time will be longer than when filing online at ytj.fi. Go to our instructions for paper forms.

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.

Printable version
Latest update 04.01.2023