Personal identity codes, home addresses and other details at the Trade Register

The Trade Register is a register for public use.

The following personal details are filed with the Trade Register:

  • Full name
  • Personal identity code
  • Citizenship
  • Municipality of residence

If the person does not have a Finnish personal identity code, give their date of birth instead. If the person lives abroad, give their home address instead of their municipality of residence.

In addition, the person’s role in the company, such as board member or managing director, is filed with the Trade Register as a personal detail.

How to act with personal identity codes and home addresses

Anyone is entitled to obtain information about the entries made in the Trade Register, as well as the filed notifications and their enclosures.

Therefore, please note:

Do not include any documents, such as minutes or partnership agreements, which contain personal identity codes or home addresses when you send the notification.

If you file your notification using our paper forms, file the person’s identification details on a separate personal data form.

Do not fill in personal identity codes or home addresses on any other notification forms.

Trade Register extract includes company’s current details

Trade Register extract indicates the company’s current details. These details are public and available for anyone.

The extract indicates the following personal details:
  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Municipality of residence
If the person lives abroad, the extract includes their home country instead of their municipality of residence.

See your current roles in effect in the Trade Register in the online service at suomi.fi

Suomi.fi is a joint website of authorities.

On the website suomi.fi, you can log in to an online service to see your current roles in companies and organisations entered in the Trade Register. To use the service at suomi.fi, you need personal internet banking codes or a mobile certificate or an electronic identity card (HST card). Go to the service at suomi.fi.

Details about processing and disclosure of personal data in the privacy statement

Read more about the processing and disclosure of personal data in the privacy statement for the Trade Register. Go to the privacy statement for the Trade Register.

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Latest update 30.11.2021