Postal strike will delay the processing of paper notifications

The strike affecting postal services began on Monday 11 November 2019.

The delay in postal delivery due to the strike will affect the processing of notifications filed on paper with the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH).

If you want us to deal with your Trade Register notification by 31 December, make sure we receive it by Monday 2 December 2019.

File your notification online

We recommend that you use our online filing services whenever possible.

Go to our online services:

Trade Register’s online service at (in Finnish and in Swedish)

Online service for the Register of Associations (in Finnish and in Swedish)

Online trademark services

Online patent application

Online design registration application (in Finnish and in Swedish)

In urgent cases, you are advised to bring your paper notification in person to our Customer Service at Sörnäisten rantatie 13 C, Helsinki. Our Customer Service is open Monday–Friday 9.00–16.15.

Further instructions

We have compiled further instructions on our website about how the strike affects:

  • the Trade Register;
  • the Register of Associations;
  • the Trademark Register and the Designs Register;
  • the Patent Register and the Utility Model Register; and
  • LEI codes.

Go to the instructions.

Read more about the strike in the announcements published by the Finnish postal service Posti at

For more information, please contact:

Customer Service
Mon–Fri 9.00–16.15
Tel. +358 29 509 5030

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Latest update 21.11.2019