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Choose only online notifications at

When filing a notification in the online service at, you can choose that your company can file notifications online only. In this way, you make sure that no one but authorised persons can file notifications with the Finnish Trade Register for your company in future.

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

The selection only concerns such notifications that can be filed online at Notifications that cannot be filed online must still be filed using a paper form (Y form). Complete the form in Finnish or in Swedish.

When to make the selection?

Always choose the notification method for future changes when filing company data with the Finnish Trade Register at The selection will be confirmed after the notification has been registered.

Currently, it is not possible to submit just the information that the company will only use online notifications.

Make your selection when signing any of the following notifications:

  • start-up notification (if there are several persons signing, only one of them makes the selection);
  • notification of changes (excluding free-of-charge changes of address and contact details, and the notification of termination of an appointment recorded in the register);
  • free-of-charge notification of beneficial owners.

Please note that the free-of-charge notification concerning change of address does not have a field for this selection.

How can I change my selection?

The selection you have made in your previous notification is saved into our data system.

You can change your selection the next time you file an online notification with the Finnish Trade Register. The selection will be confirmed after the notification has been registered.

Proceed as follows

You are about to fill in an electronic notification at Please note that the service is only available in Finnish and in Swedish. Before signing your notification, the service will ask you to select one of the following:

  • “Vain sähköiset ilmoitukset ovat sallittuja"/“Endast e-anmälningar accepteras" if only online notifications are accepted
  • “Ilmoituksia saa vastaanottaa myös paperilomakkeina"/“Anmälningar får tas emot även på pappersblanketter" if paper notifications can also be accepted.

If you choose online notifications only, the Finnish Trade Register will not accept paper forms (Y forms) from your company.

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Printable version Latest update 27.04.2022