Trade Register's Advisory Service in notification and registration matters
The PRH has several advisory services to help you with matters relating to Trade Register notifications and registration.
The PRH and the Finnish Tax Administration have a joint notification procedure in the service at ytj.fi. Both authorities only give advice in matters concerning their own line of activity. The PRH gives advice on matters that you need to file with the Trade Register. The Tax Administration’s advisory service provides information on matters you need to file with the Tax Administration. Go to the Tax Administration’s website.Open link in a new tab
We provide the following advisory services related to the Trade Register:
- Prh.fi: Instructions for filing notifications and general information about the Trade Register
- Ytj.fi: Instructions for filing notifications with the PRH and the Tax Administration
- Video tutorials: Filing notifications in the online service at ytj.fi
- Virre Information Service: Extracts, pending notifications and financial statements
- Company search at ytj.fi: Basic details of companies
- Telephone advisory service, email and customer service point
Prh.fi: Instructions for filing notifications and general information about the Trade Register
On the prh.fi website, you will find instructions for filing notifications and general information about the Trade Register. The website also has links to the online filing service at ytj.fi and to paper notification forms.
At prh.fi, you will find instructions on the following matters:
- How to start a business
- How to change your business details
- How to close down a business
- Company names
You can give us feedback if our instructions contain incorrect information or if our website lacks the instructions you need. Go to our feedback form.
Ytj.fi: Instructions for filing notifications with the PRH and the Tax Administration
On the ytj.fi website, you will find instructions for filing notifications with the PRH Trade Register and Register of Foundations and the Tax Administration. The website also provides access to the service at ytj.fi in which you can file your notification online or upload paper forms to file the details with the PRH Trade Register or Register of Foundations and the Tax Administration’s registers.
Please note that the online service at ytj.fi is only available in Finnish and Swedish.
The company search at ytj.fi allows you to search for basic details about companies and organisations. You can also search for details about which registers a company or an organisation is entered in.
Video tutorials: Filing notifications in the online service at ytj.fi
Our video tutorials advise you on how to file notifications in the online service at ytj.fi. You can watch our video tutorials about filing online notifications on our YouTube channel.
Please note that the video tutorial for start-up notification for a private trader is available in English. The other video tutorials are only available in Finnish.
Virre Information Service: Extracts, pending notifications and financial statements
The Virre Information Service enables you to view the basic details of companies free of charge and buy electronic Trade Register extracts, financial statements, organisation rules, or notification documents. You will have immediate access to electronic items after you pay for your purchases either online using your internet banking codes or by credit card. Go to Virre Information Service.Open link in a new tab
Company search at ytj.fi: Basic details of companies
You can use the company search at ytj.fi to search for basic details of companies by their Business ID. Go to the company search at ytj.fi.Open link in a new tab
Telephone advisory service, email and customer service point
We provide instructions in matters concerning Trade Register notifications and registration. We can also advise you on questions concerning the significance and judicial implications of registration. Read more about the scope of the Trade Register’s Advisory Service.
Telephone advisory service
Our telephone advisory service at +358 29 509 5030 is open Mon–Fri 9.00–15.00.
Advice by email
You can ask for advice by email at email@example.com.
Advisory service at our customer service point
You can visit our customer service point in Helsinki for advice and, if needed, some written instructions. See the opening hours and contact details of our customer service.
Enterprise Finland Telephone Service for entrepreneurs
The number of the Enterprise Finland Telephone Service is +358 295 020 502 (local/mobile network fee). Read more about the Enterprise Finland Telephone Service.Open link in a new tab