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How to make a discrepancy report

These instructions apply to supervisory authorities, parties subject to the reporting obligation, and the Finnish Bar Association as referred to in the Finnish Act on Money Laundering. See also “Who can file?" below. Go to our instructions for companies on how to file a notification of beneficial owners with the Finnish Trade Register.

Use the discrepancy report to report any deficiencies and inconsistencies you have discovered in the beneficial owner details entered in the Trade Register. Read more about supervision of beneficial owner details.

The discrepancy report is free of charge.

Please note: Do not make a discrepancy report if the company or organisation has not yet filed their notification of beneficial owners with the Trade Register.

Who can file?

Any of the following parties as referred to in the Act on Money Laundering can make a discrepancy report:

  • parties subject to the reporting obligation (e.g. banks, law firms and auditors);
  • supervisory authorities;
  • the Finnish Bar Association.

How to file

Use our form to file your discrepancy report. Save the form to your computer, fill it in and print out.

Open: Discrepancy report about beneficial owner details (chapter 6, section 5 of the Finnish Act on Money Laundering) (pdf, 0.7 MB)

Fill in the form and send it

  • as a PDF file by secure email, or
  • by post to

Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Enterprises and Corporations / Legal Unit
FI-00091 PRH, Finland

If you are sending the form by secure email, select ‘PRH Registry’ as the recipient. In the subject line of the message, write “Discrepancy report about beneficial owner details" and the name and Finnish Business ID of the company or organisation concerned. Go to the page for sending secure email.

Printable version Latest update 12.02.2021