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Welcome to the Finnish Trade Register

The Finnish Trade Register is a public register that contains information on traders and businesses. The majority of businesses are limited liability companies and private traders. The register contains official details of businesses all over Finland. Read more.

Are you starting a business?

Do you need help with choosing a company form? Do you need help with practical arrangements of starting a business?

Read more about other service providers offering help for starting a business

Trade Register’s advisory service provides advice in matters relating to notifications and applications to be filed with the Trade Register.

Read more about the Advisory service of the Trade Register

How to file a notification to the Trade Register?

Are you starting a business? Are you changing your business details? Are you closing down your company?

Choose the type of notification and the correct company form in the left-hand menu for further instructions.

For more information about filing notifications with the Finnish VAT Register, Prepayment Register and Employer Register, visit the website of the Finnish Tax Administration at

Are you looking for information about businesses?

The Virre Information Service provides instant Trade Register information in electronic form.
Documents available in English include:

  • translated information from the Trade Register extract
  • the registration certificate

You can also make searches in English. Some information, for example financial statements, is available either in Finnish or in Swedish.

Read more.

Monitor the progress of your notification online

Monitor the progress of your notification using the notification search in the Virre Information Service.

Search by using the Business ID or the record number. The following details are provided free of charge: date and time of arrival, status, and latest processing phase of the notification. Go to the notification search in Virre.